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UniversitÚ de Lyon


 
UniversitÚ de Lyon is a federation of 20 Higher Education Institutes (HEIs)

Created in 2007 (under the Research Programme and Orientation Act) the UniversitÚ de Lyon - a state-run Higher Education & Research (HE & R) consortium - is a federation of 20 Higher Education Institutes (HEIs).

The most important French University site outside the Paris region

130,000 students
11,500 teacher-researchers
5,700 PhD students
180 public laboratories

ęCNRS PhotothŔque Eric Coquegniot

A strong cooperation between its member institutions

In addition to its missions set by the French research code, the UniversitÚ de Lyon has initiated strong cooperation between its member institutions.
It takes the lead on infrastructure projects and particularly intricate joint strategies and negotiations with key partners.




Université de Lyon is the most important French University site outside the Paris Region. Université de Lyon brings together in a unifying structure 20 higher education and research institutions of the Lyon/Saint Etienne metroplitan area. Université de Lyon is public institution officially created by a ministerial decree in March 2007. 

The statutes of the University, approved by the ministerial decree, specifically include:

The management of PhDs and doctoral schools attributed by the relevant member

The international promotion of its activities

The joint signature of scientific productions with firstly Université de Lyon, followed by the signature of the member institution

The attribution of Master’s Degrees, on the joint recommendations of member institutions.

 

The follow-up of the strategy of the Lyon-based advanced Discipline oriented ResearchNetworks and for the Lyon Institute for Advanced Studies

The implementation and management of facilities that are shared between its members

The follow-up of the integration of graduate students into the world of business

The transfer of technologies obtained from joint research activities

A policy for the recruitment of foreign teacher-researchers and of post-doctorate students

The implementation of common projects