Essential Information

Essential Information

If you are interested in being an exchange student at Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA), the first step is to contact the International Office at your home university. Make sure your home university has a formal exchange agreement with IUT2 Grenoble (Institut Universitaire de Technologie 2) or UGA. If your University doesn’t have an agreement, your university's International Office can contact us to enter into a new agreement.

As a second step, you should be nominated by your home University as an exchange student with IUT2 Grenoble as your destination. Students should be nominated through the portal or by email at

  1. nomination should include the following information: first and last name, date of birth, gender, email address, duration of the exchange (semester or full year) and field of studies.

If your home university does not have an agreement with IUT2 or UGA, but you would like to spend one or two semesters at IUT2 as part of your degree, you can apply to one of our English-taught programs as an independent student.


  • Fall semester and full year: between March 16th and April 30th
  • Spring semester: between August 27th and September 30th


After your home university has nominated you for an exchange at IUT2 Grenoble, you will receive an email with login instructions for the online application form (through the MoveOn platform). Applications should be submitted by the following deadlines:

  • Fall semester and full year: by May 30th
  • Spring semester: by October 18th

Before you start the application process, please read the instructions you will receive by email from our International Office and prepare all of the documents required for your application:

  1. Learning Agreement: you should use your home institution's Learning Agreement form, or you may optionally use IUT2’s Learning Agreement form. Please also fill in the details of the contact person at IUT2**
  2. Letter of motivation
  3. Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English or French (if you will take classes in French)
  4. Transcript of records
  5. Proof of language proficiency in the language of study at IUT2
  6. A passport-sized photo of yourself

With the information about the online application form, we will also send you an information sheet that you will need to fill out and return by email to the IUT2 International Office. To fill out this sheet, you will need to provide:

  1. A copy of your passport or ID card
  2. For European students, a copy of your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
  3. Letter of motivation
  4. Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English or French (if you will take classes in French)

Please consult the section ‘Practical information’ (link to information).

You will be informed of the status of your application by email. Once you have been admitted, you will receive a ‘letter of acceptance’. After receiving the official letter, you can proceed to the next steps (visa, accommodation, health insurance, class schedule, etc.) and prepare for your stay in Grenoble.

** Erasmus code: F GRENOBL55, email address, Contact person: Nadezda TIMUSHKINA


To facilitate your integration in your new country, we recommend that all new international students take a complimentary French as a Foreign Language course (20 hours). Information will be sent to all students by email from the University Centre for French Studies (CUEF).

Published on  May 11, 2021
Updated on September 8, 2021