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A word from the President

Khaled Bouabdallah, President of the Université de Lyon

Today, the Université de Lyon, with its wonderfully rich potential, strengths in research and training and a tradition of innovation and entrepreneurship, is a major stakeholder in the development of the Lyon Saint-Étienne metropolitan area. It also contributes to the university outreach of the Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and the global outreach of France.

The Université de Lyon is built on outstanding research and high-quality training programs that promote employability. Thanks to the IDEX label awarded to higher education and research institutions of excellence by the French government, the Université de Lyon is now strongly supported in its aim to develop its international profile and attractiveness. It develops novel, integrated research programs and innovative training in line with its three major academic areas: Biohealth and society, Science and engineering, and Humanities and urbanity.

As a leader in areas of excellence, the Université de Lyon strongly serves the region and its companies, which expect it to encourage creativity, innovation and common ambition, as well as the citizens for whom it must make knowledge accessible and an object for discussion.