Université Joseph Fourier
- Undergraduate Students
Student Services and Facilities
- International students are allowed to work up to 19.5 hours per week in part-time employment.
- Service Accueil Handicap offers help to disabled students to ensure equal access and opportunity to all university programmes.
- The university hosts over 250 student associations, including two orchestras and one choir.
- EVE, the student social centre, organises cultural events, meetings and concerts.
- Université Joseph Fourier (UJF) is a public research-intensive university offering programmes in science, technology and health.
- The university was founded in its present form in 1971, but its history dates back to 1339.
Notable Alumni and Famous Faces
- Alim-Louis Benabid – retired professor, neurosurgeon and member of the French Academy of Sciences.
- Maurice Manificat – cross country skier.
- Yves Bréchet – physicist, specialist of material science, professor at Grenoble Institute of Technology.
- Josh Silver – physicist, discovered a new way to change the curvature of lenses.
- Patrick Cousot – computer scientist.
- Maurice Nivat – computer scientist.
- Jona von Ustinov – German journalist and diplomat who worked for MI5 during the time of the Nazi regime.
- Jean-Pierre Wintenberger – mathematician.
Université Joseph Fourier, 621 Avenue Centrale, 38041 Saint-Martin-d'Hères, France