Discover USMB - A word from the President

With 15,000 students, a rich and multidisciplinary training offer and 19 research laboratories internationally recognized, the Université Savoie Mont Blanc (Chambéry) is a human-sized institution that combines proximity to its territories with a wide openness to Europe and the world.

Between Geneva, Turin, Lyon and Grenoble, on the borders of Switzerland and Italy, with the unfailing support of the local authorities that gave birth to it, it is a major player in the field of social, economic and cultural development.

It offers short courses (university degrees, university degrees in technology) and long courses (bachelor's degrees, masters, doctorates and also engineering degrees), whether in initial training, continuing training, work-linked training or Validation of Acquired Experience (VAE), on site or at a distance.

On its three campuses, Annecy, Le Bourget-du-Lac and Jacob-Bellecombette, Savoie Mont Blanc University offers particularly attractive study conditions in the heart of an exceptional environment. Everywhere, in this structured multipolarity, students find personalized follow-up, support in the definition and development of their personal projects and the assets to successfully integrate into working life. Everyone will appreciate, in their quest and according to their progress, competence, requirement, relevance, recognition and resonance.

The Savoie Mont Blanc University has forged close and constructive links with local, regional and international socio-economic actors, making it an essential part of the dynamics of the Rhône-Alpes region.

Research is carried out by recognised, accredited and distinguished laboratories, involved in close partnerships with major bodies (CNRS, CEA, INRA), international organisations (CERN) or other structures (INES, Institut de la Montagne) that are also at the forefront of innovation. Our researchers are strongly involved in a few fields that accompany territorial dynamics: mountains, mechatronics, the sectors of organizations, tourism, image and energy. Along with physics, they contribute to the visibility of the University Savoie Mont Blanc in niche markets where its reputation is internationally recognized.

As a cultural, training and value creation entity based on its history and bringing together, through woven cooperation, resources for today and tomorrow, our university invests in the academic excellence of its multidisciplinary training courses, personalised supervision, quality research, innovation, openness to the world and international exchanges, infrastructure, cultural and associative vitality, all for the only cause that matters, which is the human being.

Through the commitment and mobilization of all its staff, between Savoie and Mont-Blanc, the university has a single ambition: to work towards personal success and contribute to the better integration of its students into the knowledge society of the 21st century.

Denis VARASCHIN

President of the University Savoie Mont Blanc