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Université Lumière Lyon 2 - Lyon-2 Lumiere University

Address: 86 Rue Pasteur, 69007 Lyon, France

Description Université Lumière Lyon 2 - Lyon-2 Lumiere University

  • Location: Lyon, France
  • Established: 1835
  • Language of instruction: French, English
  • Type of training: mixed.

Universit é Lumi è re Lyon 2 is a state university ranked 39th in the list of prestigious universities in France and among the 5% of the best educational institutions in the world.

The university has 13 academic buildings, where 4 areas of study are taught. The main profile of education here is the study of the humanities and social sciences.

About 30,000 students of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs study in Lyon-2 every year. According to statistics, every 8th student is a foreigner. Disciplines are taught by highly qualified specialists in the composition of 1700 people.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Université Lumière Lyon 2 - Lyon-2 Lumiere University

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from 2 770 € / year


  • Age - from 16 years (completed secondary education - 11 classes)
  • The term of study is 3 years.


  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Society and environment
  • Economics and Management
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Master's degree

  • Age - from 20 years old (completed bachelor's degree)
  • The term of study is 2 years.


  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Society and environment
  • Economics and Management
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Doctorate (postgraduate study)

  • The term of study is from 3 years.

Research directions:

  • Research and project management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Knowledge of production and promotion
  • Science, socialization and society
  • French as a foreign language
  • Specific and disciplinary skills.

Accommodation, housing and food

Dorm rooms are given to everyone. For some students, housing is provided free of charge, for the rest it will cost $ 100-150 per month. The campuses of residence and distance learning are located:

  • Sports and gyms
  • Music studio
  • Cultural amphitheater
  • Stadiums, tennis courts
  • Dance studio
  • Exhibition spaces
  • Libraries with recreation areas.

Medical assistance, examinations, procedures are organized for students.

A Solidarity Grocery Store operates on campus to provide meals to students with financial difficulties.

Events Université Lumière Lyon 2 - Lyon-2 Lumiere University

Directions of additional courses:

  • Learning foreign languages
  • Art studio: drawing, design, etc.
  • Dance and music studio: playing musical instruments, developing vocal skills, dancing
  • Sports games: team and single sports.

Every month, teachers of the relevant disciplines or invited specialists conduct seminars on sex education, psychological training, and social adaptation. Also, students have the opportunity to engage in research work in cooperation with partner organizations of the university.

Students can participate in exhibitions, take excursions, and hold events on campuses.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

In addition to training, the list of additional expenses will include:

  • Accommodation - hostel or rented apartment / room
  • Food
  • Travel by transport
  • Sports and recreation
  • Communication.

The total amount spent per month will be about $ 600-1200 per month.

Education is divided into two semesters. Classes last for 1 hour 45 minutes, start at 8:00 and end at around 21:45 with 7 lessons per day.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

For admission, you must submit an application on the official website of the university, provide the university with personal documents and successfully pass the entrance exams.

Upon enrollment, the student must pay a registration fee - about $ 930.

Scholarships Université Lumière Lyon 2 - Lyon-2 Lumiere University

Within the framework of the program "Contributing to the lives of students and campuses" financial support for students is provided:

  • Social benefits - exemption from registration fees, reimbursement of tuition fees
  • Exceptional Financial Aid - Payable to students who submit anonymous applications with a specified reason for the desired benefit amount. Decision is made by the student council, the university presidency, health services and student life
  • Academic Achievement Scholarships.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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