Established in 1339, Université Grenoble Alpes (Grenoble Alpes University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Saint Martin d'Hères (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation, France (Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, France), Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 680 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.