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Université Lumière Lyon 2

86 rue Pasteur, Lyon, FR, Lyon France +1
  • Berges du Rhône, Lyon, France
  • QS World University Rankings
    1001+
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputHigh
  • Student/Faculty Ratio27
  • ScholarshipsNO
  • International Students4,326
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty939

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The Université Lumière Lyon 2 is a multi-campus university with its headquarters set in the heart of France’s second biggest city. The University was created in 1973, as the result of a government-decreed split, but can trace its history back to the mid-nineteenth century. Boasting a strong tradition of quality research and the value of its teaching, Université Lumière Lyon 2 is amongst the largest universities of Social Sciences and Humanities in France. Based on 5 campuses, including 2 main sites, the Université Lumière Lyon 2 is home to nearly 30,000 students from undergraduate to doctoral level, 17% of whom come from overseas. It employs more than 2,000 staff, both faculty and administrative employees. Thirteen different faculties and institutes cover all of the relevant disciplines, from archaeology to computer technology, from languages to sociology, from journalism to psychology, law, business, economics and musicology, with many more besides.
With 32 recognized research centres including 18 Unités mixtes de recherché (UMR – run in conjunction with the National Centre for Scientific Research, 1 National Human Sciences Centre (Maison des Sciences de l’Homme [MSH]), 8 research alliances and 7 doctoral schools, Lyon 2 has become a research and education institution of paramount importance. The university has strong ties to its local ecosystem and a substantial scientific international outlook and has 370 partner universities across 63 countries.

About

The Université Lumière Lyon 2 is a multi-campus university with its headquarters set in the heart of France’s second biggest city. The University was created in 1973, as the result of a government-decreed split, but can trace its history back to the mid-nineteenth century. Boasting a strong tradition of quality research and the value of its teaching, Université Lumière Lyon 2 is amongst the largest universities of Social Sciences and Humanities in France. Based on 5 campuses, including 2 main sites, the Université Lumière Lyon 2 is home to nearly 30,000 students from undergraduate to doctoral level, 17% of whom come from overseas. It employs more than 2,000 staff, both faculty and administrative employees. Thirteen different faculties and institutes cover all of the relevant disciplines, from archaeology to computer technology, from languages to sociology, from journalism to psychology, law, business, economics and musicology, with many more besides.
With 32 recognized research centres including 18 Unités mixtes de recherché (UMR – run in conjunction with the National Centre for Scientific Research, 1 National Human Sciences Centre (Maison des Sciences de l’Homme [MSH]), 8 research alliances and 7 doctoral schools, Lyon 2 has become a research and education institution of paramount importance. The university has strong ties to its local ecosystem and a substantial scientific international outlook and has 370 partner universities across 63 countries.

University highlights

Université Lumière Lyon 2 is one of the top Public universities in Lyon, France. It is ranked #1001+ in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #551- 600
  • 2013
    #651-700
  • 2014
    #651-700
  • 2015
    #701+
  • 2016
    #701+
  • 2018
    #751-800
  • 2019
    #801-1000
  • 2020
    #801-1000
  • 2021
    #1001+

Ranking criteria

24.5
International Faculty Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
25,548

31%
69%

International students
4,326

42%
58%

Total faculty staff
939

128
811

Total students
25,548

31%
69%

International students
4,326

42%
58%

Total faculty staff
939

811
128
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