The laboratory is located on 4 sites :
- Béthune, with the Applied Sciences Faculty and Bethune's IUT of the Artois University,
- Douai, with the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of IMT Nord Europe,
- Villeneuve d'Ascq, with Polytech’Lille, the Faculty of Science and Technology (Departments of Biology and Earth Sciences) of the University of Lille,
- Lille, with Junia (ISA-HEI-ISEN) from the Catholic University of Lille
On January 1st, 2020, the LGCgE included more than 200 people, composed of 92 teacher-researchers and researchers, 36 technical and administrative staff and 80 PhD students.