Students Welcome Desk


The Université de Lyon and many partners come together to welcome and support international students upon their arrival in Lyon and Saint-Étienne, in order to start the academic year well and facilitate their integration in the area.
Each year, the Students Welcome Desk teams inform and guide students in all their daily life procedures: residence permits, visa validation, accommodation, employment, health, culture and many others topics related to everyday life.

This year, the format of the SWD has been entirely rethought to better respond to the health situation and the dematerialization of certain procedures relating to residence permits.

In Lyon, the SWD will support students exclusively remotely: a dedicated hotline - +33 (0)4 37 28 07 07 - is open from September 15 to November 27, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6.30 p.m., to answer all their questions and advise in their efforts.

NO PHYSICAL RECEPTION WILL BE PROVIDED IN THE PREMISES OF THE UNIVERSITÉ DE LYON


In Saint-Étienne, a physical reception is maintained at the Espace Info Jeunes, from September 15 to October 23, Monday to Friday from 10 a.m to 12:30 p.m; in the afternoon, the SWD teams will travel to the campuses and hold dedicated hotlines (information available on the sites of universities and schools on the Saint-Étienne site) to support international students.

Any questions ? Please visit our Q&A (FR)

Visit our page dedicated to residence permits

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