University of Lyon

University of Lyon
Université de Lyon

Logo of the University of Lyon
Latin: Universitas Lugdunum
Type Public
Established 2007
Endowment 4,000,000 over two years
President Lionel Collet
Vice-president Olivier Faron
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 120,000
Location Lyon, France
45°44′53″N 4°51′08″E / 45.748151°N 4.852352°E / 45.748151; 4.852352Coordinates: 45°44′53″N 4°51′08″E / 45.748151°N 4.852352°E / 45.748151; 4.852352
Campus Multiple campuses
Affiliations Coimbra Group

The University of Lyon (French: Université de Lyon), located in Lyon and Saint-Étienne, France, is a center for higher education and research comprising 16 institutions of higher education. The three main universities in this center are: Claude Bernard University Lyon 1, which focuses upon health and science studies and has approximately 27,000 students; Lumière University Lyon 2, which focuses upon the social sciences and has about 30,000 students; Jean Moulin University Lyon 3, which focuses upon the humanities and law with about 20,000 students.[1]

The other member institutions are:[2]

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