Université de Lyon

Université de Lyon is the most important French University site outside the Paris region.

Université de Lyon brings together in a unifying structure 11 higher education institutions and offers partnership to 24 additional higher education organisations in the Lyon area and in the neighbouring city of St-Etienne.

With its 220 public and private laboratories, Lyon is a key innovation and research area in France and in Europe.

Key values:

  •  Students: 156 000
  •  PhD students: 5 000
  •  Master degree students: 73 000
  •  Foreign students: 20 000
  •  Teachers / Researchers: 6 800
  •  Permanent employees: 6 000
  •  Public Research laboratories: 181
  •  PhD delivered each year: ~1 000

W3C member
Université de Lyon is a member of World Wide Web Consortium.