Université Pierre Mendès-France (UPMF): Grenoble - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

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A lifestyle- The UPMF draws a large part of its appeal of the quality of its researchers and issued teachings. Add to that its strategic geographical position in Europe, in the Rhône-Alpes region, in the heart of three Alpine peaks ... all accessi... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.3
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I gained an even greater global perspective. I got to experience life like any small town French person and meet and befriend people from every corner of the world. I got to travel and learn. I can't even begin to describe all that I gained from thsi experience. - Presbyterian College View Entire Review
From the study abroad I gained a greater understanding of the many different cultures of the world. It did not change any of my plans in the immediate future of majoring in languages but it did give me a greater fire to want to learn more and more of and about the language. As for future plans, I am now planning on returning ... - Presbyterian College View Entire Review
I was really happy with it. It helped me learn about myself and the world around me, showing me different cultures and ways of life. - Presbyterian College View Entire Review
Going on this trip solidified the notion that I would minor in French. However, the classes were so far from challenging that I didn't learn anything formally in the classroom. However, I learned so unbelievably much outside the classroom - Illinois State University View Entire Review

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A lifestyle- The UPMF draws a large part of its appeal of the quality of its researchers and issued teachings. Add to that its strategic geographical position in Europe, in the Rhône-Alpes region, in the heart of three Alpine peaks ... all accessible from the city center on foot, by car or by public transport.

Crucible of scientific innovation - Our university belongs to the PRES Universities of Grenoble, the first French public research center after the Isle of France.L'innovation Grenoble relies on the synergy Education-Research-Industrie.Grenoble took advantage of the excellence of its many laboratories and consolidation into a single place major international research instruments to develop partnerships between public and private research.

A reference economic hub - Grenoble is 200 international companies, thousands of executives and foreign researchers, 500,000 inhabitants, including 60,000 students, four universities.
Today, with four major international research instruments, eight national research organizations, three clusters, a recognized commitment for sustainable development (first eco-district in France, Sustainable Development Ribbons for "ambitious political and visionary "insider for many years the city) Grenoble keeps his heart innovation. This is why very large international companies have chosen Grenoble: HP, Schneider, ST Microelectronics, CATERPILLARD.

Historic city, cultural city - City cradle of the French Revolution, the city of the first steps of hydropower, city that was born the first union of initiative of France, a city at the forefront of nanotechnology, Grenoble has always been, throughout its history, as a precursor scientifically, tourism and social. Birthplace of Stendhal, Grenoble is also known for its wealth of museums, including the Museum of Grenoble, famous for his works on the history of Western painting from the 13th century to the present; for the first House of Culture in France inaugurated by André Malraux in February 1968; for the multitude of bands ... Grenoble is also an important cultural pool

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