Science Summer School in Grenoble

From June 2 to July 13, 2016

** 2016 Online application is now open and accessible
Clicking here! **


Science Summer School 2016

  • What is the Science Summer School in Grenoble?

The Science Summer School gives you the opportunity to study at UJF, obtain credits for your home university and meet students from all over the word! It is also open to French UJF students with whom you will interact daily.

This 6 week program offers scientific courses taught in English and a French language and culture module. You may choose among two scientific topics (physical computing and large scale facilities). Each of them is made up of lessons, tutorials, practical work and scientific visits.

You will discover different aspects of French life through cultural excursions within the city and in its beautiful surroundings.

vue de Grenoble de la Bastille





  • When does the program take place in 2016?

From June 2 to July 13, 2016

  • Who is it for?

It is designed for English speaking undergraduate students from 2nd to 4th year. A good level in science is required, with different prerequisites for each course. Beginners in French as well as more advanced ones are welcome.

  • Provisional calendar

January: announcement of the scientific courses available, associated fees, online application opening
March 18: deadline for application
End of March: final acceptance

  • Scientific courses

60 hr courses, 2 different topics:
- Physical Computing
- Large Scale Facilities
Syllabii are available in attached documents below ("Fichiers joints").

A 60 hr course in Biochemistry may also be available for some US students. Enrollment is possible via our partner University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For further information, click on their Study Abroad website

Credits: each scientific course is equivalent to 6 ECTS

  • French course

45 hr courses and cultural visits

Credits: French course is equivalent to 3 ECTS

  • Housing

You will share a studio (22 m2) with another international student in a private residence for an approximate cost of 300-350€.
You will have access to an indoor pool, a tennis court and fitness facilities.

  • Program costs

500€ for partner universities.
800€ for non-partner universities.
These fees include insurance costs (liability and medical insurances), but do not include accommodation, food and travel costs.

  • Contact

BSP 2013 - cloture

BSP 2013-PC
Some quotes left by our former students (anonymous):

“I enjoyed my 6 weeks as much that I wish to be back to that place for my furthered studies and for living some more years my life”. (2013)

“We were given many opportunities to get in touch with very interesting and special people and facilities”. (2014)

"No comments, everything was just perfect. Atmosphere created was great. I want to come back to Grenoble one day!" (2015)

"This was the best experience of my life. Grenoble is just fantastic." (2015)


Fichiers joints