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Welcome to all international scientists
Espace Ulys is a convivial and ever attentive multilingual team dedicated to welcoming international scientists, whether PhD students or researchers, and their families to the Lyon Saint-Étienne area. We provide day-to-day assistance for all measures and procedures prior to your arrival, and make sure you are enjoying a pleasant, successful stay. We also organize regular get-together events to facilitate your integration and help you settle in to your new life here in Lyon or Saint-Étienne.
Espace Ulys is supported by the Fondation pour l'Université de Lyon in cooperation with the Université de Lyon. Espace Ulys is a member of the French and European EURAXESS network.
For further information on our actions please visit Espace Ulys' website
You are an international scientist: our help
Prior to your arrival
- To open a bank account
- To provide you with administrative and legal information
- To find accomodation, education facilities, health insurance, and more
Throughout your stay in Lyon and Saint-Étienne
- To facilitate your cultural and social integration
- To help you obtaining a residence permit, medical examination and OFII
- To offer French language courses, and more
Your institution hosts an international scientist
Espace Ulys in Lyon and Saint-Étienne are your unique referents. In order to ease the arrival and integration of your visiting scientist or PhD student, both contacts are at your disposal to advise and to guide.
Please contact us for further information
Procedure for non-EU international scientists
Testimonials from international scientists