University of Lyon

The University of Lyon (Université de Lyon), located in Lyon and Saint-Étienne, France, is a center for higher education and research comprising 16 institutions of higher education. The three main universities in this center are: Claude Bernard University Lyon 1, which focuses upon health and science studies and has approximately 27,000 students; Lumière University Lyon 2, which focuses upon the social sciences and has about 30,000 students; Jean Moulin University Lyon 3, which focuses upon the humanities and law with about 20,000 students.

The other member institutions are:

  • École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
  • École centrale de Lyon
  • INSA Lyon
  • Institut d'Administration des Entreprises de Lyon
  • École nationale supérieure des sciences de l'information et des bibliothèques (enssib)
  • École vétérinaire de Lyon
  • Université catholique de Lyon
  • Jean Monnet University (Saint-Étienne)
  • École nationale d'ingénieurs de Saint-Étienne, (ENISE)
  • École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne
  • École supérieure de commerce et management (ESDES)
  • École de management de Lyon
  • Institut polytechnique de Lyon (CPE Lyon, ECAM Lyon, ISARA Lyon, ITECH Lyon)
  • Institut d'études politiques de Lyon
  • École nationale des travaux publics de l'État
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Country
Europe France South-East
Institution type
French Institutions Universities, Schools, and their research units