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Mountains on the Move, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 14 days
University rank #351 (QS) ,
In this Mountains on the Move certificate offered by Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) experts from a wide range of disciplines will offer a rich, interdisciplinary view of Alpine history, culture, and environment.


The Mountains on the Move certificate offered by Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) will will cover topics as diverse as architecture, economic development, climate change, earth sciences, and history.

Key facts:

The course will also take you beyond the classroom and into the mountains in a series of field trips and case studies tied to the latest in current research. The first week will take participants to the Vercors range to learn fist-hand about economic policy and changing local cultural practices.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:  17-21 June or 17-28 June
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 14 days
    • Duration description
      Students may choose either a one-week or a two-week program.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Touristic Reconversion ‐ New trends
  • The Viability of snow conditions and its Challenges for mid‐altitude Ski resorts  
  • Designing Geographic Information for Mountains: mixed methods research to build knowledge
  • Climate change in Mountains of the world   

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The program is open to both professionals and to students at all levels, but you must be 18 years or older. Some hiking is involved.Participants may choose to enroll in both weeks, or week one only. The cost is € 750 per week, including housing, cultural activities, and mountain field trips. While no academic credits are directly provided by the program, your home institution may choose to award you up to 3 European course credits (ECTS) based on the learning outcomes and expected time commitment (75 hours total, 60 contact hours).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    750 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 EUR per module and a duration of 14 days.
  • EU/EEA

    750 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 EUR per module and a duration of 14 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
€750 per week. 

Living costs for Grenoble

  • 882 - 1220 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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