This page contains information on the possibilities of financing your studies with the help of scholarships for foreign students. Please see our practical informations on studying in Grenoble to get a realistic idea about the minimum necessary budget for living in Grenoble.

TUITION: The tuition fees for European students is of about 250€ per year, plus a 90€ contribution to the organism in charge of students life (CVEC).

The french law for the tuition fees of non-European students has changed recently. More informations will be available at the beginning of 2019.

If you are more than 28 or have interrupted your studies for more than 2 years, you should consult the service of Continuing Education of adult Students to determine the tuition that you have to pay.


Students applying to the Master program can obtain scholarships through different channels:

Eiffel scholarships: they are very selective. They are open for one or two-year master programs. Applications must be done prior toyour application to the program itself since the dead-line are usually by mid-december whereas the portals for applications to the program opens in January for Etudes en France/Campus Franceor in March for e-candidat. Accordingly, you must contact the professor in charge of the track you plan to follow for applying to these scholarships. Results are usually known by end of march.

UGA Idex scholarships: when you apply to the master, you can ask to be considered for these scholarships, if you come from foreign universities. This grant is attributed for one year. It is worth 8000€ for M1 student and 5000€ for M2 student. There is no automatic reattribution from M1 to M2 The ranking of the applications is officialised injune.


Clusters of excellence: GRAL and TEC21offer scholarships usually covering the 2nd year of the master (some scholarships are awarded for the two years program). Students must enroll in a research master thesis offered by one the research institute affiliated to the Cluster of Excellence.

UGA Foundation scholarships: there are few opportunities of scholarships through this channel. The deadline of the call is by theend of March. You must apply in parallel to your application to the program. 

There are some country-specific fellowships controlled at the national level by Etudes en France/Campus France.

The website helps students to find financial help for their studies in Europe. It is based on about 12 00 programs covering various kind of costs for which students may need financial help (costs of living, tuition fees, accomodation costs, etc...).


According to French law, during their research internship students receive a minimum gratification of 530€/month payed by the research institute hosting the project. The maximum length of the research internship is 6 months per school year. Research internships can be performed full-time, or part-time spread over the entire school year. In the latter case the gratification is calculated prorata.