Published on October 12, 2018 | Updated on June 26, 2019

Call for interest in Educational innovation

Call for proposals closed

The IDEXLYON is launching a call for interest for “Teaching innovation” to identify and support innovative educational initiatives at the Lyon Saint-Étienne site that will contribute to the Université de Lyon’s academic excellence.


Projects submitted will aim to teach differently to improve learning abilities and make sense for diverse audiences. Projects can include innovative educational methods such as blended learning, design thinking, project-based teaching, flipped classrooms, etc.
A workshop will be organized with proposal bringers and the Center for Professional Development and Teaching Innovation (Centre de Développement Professionnel et d’Innovation Pédagogique, CDproIP) held in November before the call for projects is launched.
The total 2018 budget for these projects is €50,000.


  • The credibility of the proposed scientific approach, project feasibility, the consistency and effectiveness of the plan;
  • Impact on training programs ;
  • Number of students involved ;
  • Self-evaluation and project follow-up methods ;
  • Potential for expansion;
  • Match between the budget and the project submitted.
Projects must be run by one of the IDEXLYON consortium’s member institutions.


The IDEXLYON will provide funding for the 2018-2019 academic year, which may cover:
  • Payroll for contract staff linked to the project;
  • Additional teaching hours;
  • Internship grants;
  • Travel expenses;
  • Running costs (consumables, etc.)
  • Material invest costs.


► Launch date of the call for projects: Monday, October 8, 2018;
► Deadline for receiving applications: Monday, November 12, 2018
► The application, along with any questions regarding this call for projects, should be sent to the following address: