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