Université de Lyon is the most important French University site outside the Paris region.
Université de Lyon brings together in a unifying structure 12 higher education institutions and offers partnership to 19 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 : 130 000
- PhD students : 5 400
- Master degree students : 15 000
- Foreign students : 12 500
- Teachers / Researchers : 8 000
- Permanent employees : 6 000
- Public Research laboratories : 168
- PhD delivered each year : 900
- Université de Lyon is a member of World Wide Web Consortium.