The Université de Lyon

Located within the two neighboring cities of Lyon and Saint-Étienne, the Université de Lyon is the second French higher-education and scientific center.

Composed of public universities, graduate schools and the National center for scientific research, the Université de Lyon builds its international recognition on the great quality of its faculty members, research teams and teaching departments in all fields of knowledge, and more particularly in Science and Engineering for Sustainable Society.

Facts and figures

  • 140,000 students
  • 5,400 PhD students
  • 15,000 international students
  • 6,800 researchers and teacher-researchers
  • 168 public laboratories

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