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Lumiere University - Lyon II
Lyon, France (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Sem 1 & Sem 2,
Sem 2 & Sem 1,
Semester 1,
Semester 2
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: UoM applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Sem 2 & Sem 1 2018-2019 22/10/2017 01/02/2018 TBA TBA
Semester 2 2018 22/10/2017 31/01/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Exchange
Agreement Type:
Arts, Education, VCA & MCM
Level:
Graduate, Undergraduate
Language of Instruction:
French
Sem 2, 2018
Anticipated Places
:
4
Program Description:

Lumière University Lyon IILyon II

Lumière University Lyon 2 is known as one of the top universities in France for research in the field of arts and languages, social sciences and humanities, economics, political sciences and law. It is a large public university with approximately 27,000 students. The University of Lyon was founded in 1896, although the forerunner to the Faculty of Science was begun in 1835, but the Lumière University Lyon 2 only came into being in 1969 as a result of the unrest in France in 1968.  

The University still inhabits the original buildings completed in 1896 in the heart of Lyon on the left bank of the River Rhône, although it has a second campus at Porte des Alpes, on the south-eastern outskirts of Lyon, in Bron and Saint-Priest which houses the teaching and research premises and the cultural and sports activities.


Did you know...

Lyon is known for being a university city, being home to around 30 higher education establishments and around 500 public and private laboratories. UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has described Lyon as a "an exceptional witness to enduring urban installations over more than two millenia, where cultural traditions from many parts of Europe have come together to create a coherent and vigorous continuing community."