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Lumière University Lyon 2

History

Since its creation in 1973, the Université Lumière Lyon 2 has been committed to a strong and demanding vision of Higher Education and Research, driven by a spirit and values that are also its trademark: human and humanistic, committed and supportive, democratic and civic-minded.

Education

A founding member of the aggregation of universities and higher education institutions known as the COMUE Université de Lyon, the Université Lumière Lyon 2 welcomes nearly 30,000 students on two campuses to its bachelor's, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

Its thirteen faculties and institutes offer a wide range of courses in four areas of education and research: Arts, Literature, Languages / Law, Economics, Management / Humanities and Social Sciences / Sciences, Technology, Health.

Research

Covering a very broad spectrum of disciplines in the Human and Social Sciences, the university is developing cutting-edge research in each of its fields. Sensitive to the concerns and issues of society such as gender, education, work, the city, disability, it participates fully in social progress through its research programs and numerous actions to disseminate knowledge.

With thirty-two laboratories and eight research federations, covering the fields of Letters - Languages - Human and Social Sciences, the university is committed to innovation, interdisciplinarity, partnership and international openness.

Career

The SCUIO-IP's Internship and Integration Pole manages student internships, offers them job search assistance and documentation on the regional economic fabric.

The counsellors will inform you about the internship possibilities to which you are entitled (compulsory or optional internships, voluntary internships, internships abroad) and the steps to be taken.

PhD Programmes

Lumière University Lyon 2 Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Lumière University Lyon 2. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
20000 EUR
Deadline
28 Sep 2024
The Hubert Curien PHC Tassil Program
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3600 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Scholarship Foundation Rhineland-Palatinate
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 EUR
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Haniel Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Studienstiftung
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1588 EUR
Deadline
20 May 2025
French Government grants from the French Embassy in Korea
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
01 Mar 2025
Scholarship "Promotion" Heinrich Böll Stiftung
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
650 EUR
Deadline
01 Sep 2024
Merlion Scholarships
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Franco-German University: DFH Mobility Grant for Students of the DFH Study Programmes
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2026
French Government grants from the French Embassy in Gabon
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1800 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Eiffel Scholarship Program of Excellence
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2055 EUR
Deadline
16 May 2025
André Mandouze Scholarship
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Lumière University Lyon 2, visit our scholarship search.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
1001
2024
1001
2023
1001
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2025
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2024
1201
2023
1201
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Student services

The International relations department ensures the international openness of the university. Its role is to:

  • Coordinate and promote international student and staff mobility
  • Host international delegations
  • Develop international cooperation agreements and projects
  • Promote our academic and research programs at an international level
  • Support and develop the internationalisation at home – from the academic curriculum, to the interactions between home and international students and faculty.

Library services

The university has two main libraries, one on each campus, in which collections are sorted according to areas of studies.

ICT services

Libraries are equipped with Wi-Fi as well as Ethernet ports (cables not provided) and electric outlets Students may also use one of the Chevreul library’s 150 open-access Macintosh computersor the Bron library’s 41 computers; with these students may access to the university’s resource catalogue, databases, the library’s web pages, the “Applis” service and the online learning platform, Moodle.

Medical services

The Université Lumière Lyon 2 has a health service, the “Service de Santé Universitaire ou SSU ». You can make an appointment with a doctor there.

The university has a support service for students with disabilities, the “Mission Handicap”. The “Mission Handicap” is there to welcome students with disabilities and help them succeed their studies.

Campus life

With almost 30,000 students, our two main campuses, Berges du Rhône and Porte des Alpes, boast a range of facilities.

Located at the heart of the Lyon Metropolis, both campuses offer a dynamic and exciting student lifestyle, with extensive sporting amenities, handy on-campus services and a range of cafes and restaurants.

Sports facilities

Some of the sports you can practice at Lumière Lyon 2:

  • Athleticism and endurance (Track and Field, Weight Lifting, etc.)
  • Martial arts, combat, and self-defense (Aikido, Boxing, Capoeira, etc.)
  • Ball games (Badminton, Basketball, Football, Rugby, etc.)
  • Danse (African, Classic, Hip-Hop, Salsa et.)
  • Horse-back riding
  • Fencing
  • Flexibility and well-being (Circus Arts, Gymnastics, Yoga)
  • Precision (Archery, Circus Acts, Climbing)
  • Water-related sports (Diving, Swimming, Water Polo)

Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France

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