The LGCgE, Laboratory of Civil Engineering and Geo-Environment, is a multidisciplinary research laboratory bringing together teams of researchers from several institutions in the Hauts de France region. The research and development activities are carried out by more than 200 people, including 92 teacher-researchers and researchers, 36 technical and administrative staff and 80 PhD students.
The LGCgE is located in 4 institutions :
- The Artois University , with the UFR of Applied Sciences and the Bethune's IUT,
- The Institute Mines-Telecom Nord Europe with Centre for Education, Research and Innovation (CERI) in Douai.
- The University of Lille, with Polytech’Lille and the Faculty of Science and Technology (Departments of Biology and Earth Sciences) in Villeneuve d'Ascq and the Faculty of Pharmacy in Lille,
- Junia, from the Catholic University of Lille in Lille with the HEI and ISA schools.