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Grenoble, capital of the French Alps surrounded by a spectacular natural landscape, is the second France’s most important centre of scientific research and high-tech industry after Paris. University town with several large institutions and research facilities, Grenoble is also known for its outstanding quality of life, its museums and gastronomy.
Host of the 1968 Winter Olympics, the city center is the focal point for a metropolitan area of over 450,000 inhabitants, 60,000 of them are students. Surrounded by the mountain ranges of Chartreuse, Vercors and Belledonne, the city lies on the bank of the river Isère. In Grenoble, you can love city life and wildlife at the same time, enjoy winter and summer altogether, mountain hikes and contemporary art exhibitions on a same day, you may strongly support sustainable development and be keen on archaeology, too.

Grenoble is easily accessible by air, train or road from ASIA, Continental Europe, UK and USA.

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