UniversitÚ de Lyon

Welcome to the UniversitÚ de Lyon!

The Université de Lyon is the largest French university site outside Paris metropolitan area. The Université de Lyon gathers in a unifying structure 29 higher education institutions and the CNRS.                

Created in 21 March 2007, the Université de Lyon in the form of a "public scientific cooperation organization" (EPCS). This "Research and Higher Education Cluster" (PRES) then underwent a further evolution with the Act of 22 July 2014 relative to Higher Education and Research, by becoming a "Community of Universities and Higher-Education Establishments" (COMUE).

It is now a brand that promotes the high potential of the Lyon-Saint-Etienne area.


News and events

  • NUCLEUS conference 2016 taking place in Lyon 
    October 12, 2016 - October 14, 2016

    The NUCLEUS Annual Conference taking place 12-14 October 2016 in UniversitÚ de Lyon.

  • The UniversitÚ de Lyon participates in the EAIE Conference 
    September 13, 2016 - September 16, 2016

    UniversitÚ de Lyon will be present at the annual conference of the European Assocation for International Education (EAIE)

  • PhD Student Guide... Read me! 

    "Congratulations, you are beginning your doctoral studies at the UniversitÚ de Lyon! By choosing the Lyon-Saint-╔tienne site, you have opted to pursue a fascinating and demanding avenue dedicated to knowledge and learning and benefitting from a particularly rich research environment of the highest quality."


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