UniversitÚ de Lyon

Welcome to the UniversitÚ de Lyon!

Université de Lyon is the most important French University site outside the Paris region. Université de Lyon brings together in a unifying structure 11 higher education institutions and 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).


News and events

  • 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."

  • Signature of a framework agreement between the UniversitÚ de Lyon and the UniversitÚ de Sherbrooke 

    On 6 October 2014, the President of UniversitÚ de Lyon, Khaled Bouabdallah and the Chancellor of the UniversitÚ de Sherbrooke, Luce Samoisette, signed a framework agreement .áThis agreement is the second signed in Canada and the first in the Province of QuÚbec by the UniversitÚ de Lyon as part of its International Alliance policy.á


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