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The Lyon Saint-Étienne site offers a huge variety of programs (university technical diplomas, Master's degrees, engineering degrees, PhDs, etc.) in all scientific fields (human and social sciences, life and health sciences and hard sciences). These training programs are provided by the universities, higher education institutions and institutes that form the Université de Lyon.

These training programs are built on academic excellence, innovative teaching and a commitment to professionalization to ensure that graduates successfully enter professional and social life. They are held in an attractive region with a pioneering entrepreneurial spirit.

12 institutions of the Université de Lyon issue PhDs, the site's flagship diplomas of excellence, supports the development of high-profile international Master's programs and provides iconic training programs in entrepreneurship and digital technology.


The CURSUS+ project, led by the Université de Lyon, relies on a fundamental transformation of undergraduate university education, which mainly focuses on personalizing the curriculum and offering more diverse education programs. It is divided into three main areas for transformation: personalize the curriculum, open up channels, & professionalize the License diploma.

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