Excellence in education
Lyon – France’s favorite city among students
The community of “Université de Lyon” schools and universities offers a wide range of training programs delivered by 4 universities and grandes écoles graduate schools. With its internationally renowned institutions, working closely with top-flight competitiveness clusters, Lyon boasts some serious advantages in the educational sphere.
The Université de Lyon is France’s 2nd largest research and higher education network, after Paris, which makes the city highly attractive for companies. They can find a highly qualified labor force in Lyon.
Indeed,the “Université de Lyon” banner brings together 12 schools, enabling this major university to rank among Europe’s top 10. Its mission is to federate and promote the Lyon/Saint-Etienne area’s high-level research and education expertise.
This university attracts students from all disciplines, thanks to its top-flight schools:
- Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
- Université Lumière Lyon 2
- Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3
- Université Jean Monnet
- Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (graduate school)
- INSA de Lyon (engineering school)
- Ecole Centrale de Lyon (engineering school)
- Sciences Po Lyon (political science institute)
- VetAgro Sup (veterinary and agronomics institute)
- Ecole nationale d’ingénieur de Saint-Etienne (ENISE - engineering school)
- Ecole nationale des travaux publiques d’Etat (ENTPE - National School of Public Works)
- Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS - National Center for Scientific Research)
In partnership with other schools in the area, it also offers training:
- in business and management, namely with EM Lyon Management School or Institut Catholique de Lyon
- in artistic and creative fields, namely with Ecole d’Architecture de Lyon (Lyon School of Architecture), Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse (National Conservatory of Music and Dance) and Ecole Nationale des Arts et Techniques du Théâtre (National Theatre Arts School)
With a wide diversity of sports activities, cultural events, outings and excursions and thousands of high-quality restaurants, Lyon offers everything for an unforgettable higher education experience.
The ONLYLYON international students’ network is an extension of the Ambassadors’ network. It aims to encourage the exchange and sharing of information, as well as the promotion of Lyon both in France and worldwide.