Bienvenue aux étudiants·e·s 2023

Bienvenue aux étudiants·e·s 2023

Grenoble Alpes welcomes nearly 65,000 students of more than 180 different nationalities each year. The Grenoble area is regularly at the first places as a city “where it is good to study”.

At the crossroads of the mountain ranges, Grenoble offers an exceptional living environment, lively neighborhoods, a world-class innovation ecosystem, as well as a multitude of activities to discover. In 2022, the city wasthe "European Green Capital". This title rewards conurbations that demonstrate strong commitments in terms of social and environmental transitions. So many reasons for you to discover all the riches of the territory.

Grenoble Alpes Métropole welcomes its new students by offering them free tickets and the opportunity to enjoy and shoe unusual experiences of the territory.

 « Bienvenue aux étudiant·e·s Grenoble Alpes » means the possibility of attending:

  • Sporting and cultural events
  • Guided tours
  • To discover the mountain
  • To participate in leisure activities
  • Exclusive visits to facilities linked to transitions and leading companies in the region.

Launch of the 2023 back-to-school offer: events, activities, visits...

Guided tours of Grenoble

Grenoble, 2000 ans d'histoire

Testimonies of two thousand years of history to the present day. With the visit of the historic center of Grenoble you will you discover an unsuspected cultural and historical weailth : fountains, alleys, ancient courtyards historical figures... An essential visit to discover Grenoble in a different way.

  • Saturday October 7, 2023 - 10:30 a.m


  • Saturday November 18, 2023 - 10:30 a.m


Street art tour

Discover this form of urban art, emblematic of Grenoble, which uses the streets and walls of the city to cerate artistic works with incomparable aesthetic and script power. Through a selection of works produced during the Street Art Fest festival, our guide gives you the keys to understanding the history, techniques and trends of street art.

  • Saturday October 7, 2023 - 2:30 p.m


  • Saturday November 25, 2023 - 2:30 p.m


Organizing partner Grenoble Alpes Tourisme

Soft mobility

Bike tour

A fun cycle route of 15 to 25km accessible to all, and which will allow you to cross a dozen unusual sites in the Grenoble area : musical stages, sports arenas, cultural spaces, historic sites, administrative buildings...

  • Sunday October 1, 2023 - 10:00 a.m.


Organizing partner SMMAG

Sports events


Support the Grenoble FCG professional rugby team during the clash against Montauban

Match FCG / Montauban

  • Wednesday October 18, 2023 - 7:00 p.m


Organizing partner FCG


Football/ soccer

Support Grenoble's professional soccer team GF38 against Valenciennes FC.

Match GF38 / Valenciennes FC

  • Saturday October 21, 2023 - 7:00 p.m


Organizing partner GF38



20 teams from different countries will take part in the competition. The Grenoble team "Les Bruleurs de Loups" is back in this prestigious competition.

Match Bruleurs de Loups - Continental Cup

  • Friday November 17, 2023 - 8:00 p.m


  • Saturday November 18, 2023 - 2:00 p.m


Organizing partner BDL

Cultural events

Machine de cirque SHOW + BACKSTAGE TOUR

Machine de cirque is a 90 minutes show featuring 4 circus artists ans 1 musician.

  • Tuesday November 14, 2023 - 7:30 p.m


Organizing partner MC2


Show "Mer plastique" + meeting with the choregrapher

Plastic everywhere. Under our eyes, in our fingers. But also in our seas, our soils, our air, our food even. In our bodies. Plastic has colonized everything. Tidiani N'Diaye is well aware of this invasion. He makes plastic the hero of a choreographic piece which is a powerful warning message.
Choregraphy : Tidiani N'Diaye
Dancers : Irma Essiane, Eric Nebié, Souleymane Sanogo,Andre Semo et Flora Schipper

  • Tuesday December 19, 2023 - 7:30 p.m


Organizing partner Héxagone


International circus Festival Auvergne Rhone Alpes

In the world's top 5 circus festivals, the event will bring together for its 21st edition exceptional artists from all over the world. Each year the festivals attracts together nearly 15 000 spectators.

  • Sunday December 3, 2023 - 4:45 p.m


Organizing partner GC Productions

Scientific culture

Cosmocité - planetarium

On september 30, 2023, the science center "Cosmocité", opens its doors. This place will be entirely dedicated to meeting the public and science. The Cosmocité's goal will be to make the wonders, mysteries and challenges of the earth, the universe and the environment accessible in a playful and interactive way.

  • Saturday October 21, 2023 - 2:00 p.m



Amateur makers, science lovers, curious or DIY enthusiasts, mark the date! We look forward to seeing you on the 1st floor of "La Casemate" for a discovery time of the FabLab with our fab facilitators! You wonder what can be done in a FabLab. Do you want to discover how CNC machines work ? what a laser cutter, a vinyl cutter, à 3D printer or a digital embroidery machine is used for? So this is the perfect place !
At the end of the visit, we will offer you a practice time and you will leave with an object made at the Fablab. And certainly you will want to come back to carry out all your projects.

  • Tuesday November 21, 2023 - 7:00 p.m


Organizing partner Territoire de Science


The following students can benefit of the offer :

  • 1st year students registered in a higher education sector in the Grenoble Metropolis upon presentation of the school certificate for the 2023/2024 academic year.
  • New incoming students in international mobility from UGA, GEM, ESAD establishments, on presentation of the school certificate for the 2023/2024 academic year.


Registrations are open from September 25 to October 6, 2023 for the first session Second session: from January 15 to 29, 2024


Registrations are open from September 25 to October 6, 2023 for the first session Second session: from January 15 to 29, 2024

Limited places

A student can benefit from two tickets per match/show provided. In that case, he must prove that his guest is a new student.
The number of tickets per event is limited, a student can only benefit from two offers maximum per session, except to visits to equipment and companies.

Share your Experience

  • By sharing your experience via social networks using #GrenobleAlpes
  • By participating in the media capsules of “Bienvenue aux Etudiant·e·s Grenoble Alpes”
  • By becoming a pioneer Grenoble Alpes


How to register?

  1. Register for the event of your choice via the link provided for each event
  2. Fill in the form with the required documents (student cards are not accepted)
  3. Your request is checked and processed
  4. You receive a confirmation e-mail
  5. Enjoy and share your experience!
  6. Please note: you must wait for confirmation and the final ticket. Weezevent registration is not a ticket.

Practical info


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Welcome to Grenoble Alpes students, with special offers throughout the academic year. The first session runs from September 25 to October 6, 2023.