Published on November 8, 2018 | Updated on June 26, 2019

Campus Arts

Call for proposals closed

As part of IDEXLYON, the Université de Lyon is launching a call for projects designed to promote student creativity, foster cultural practices and encourage artistic expression.


To demonstrate the role students play in the vitality and cultural fabric of the campuses. The project also aspires to illustrate the many contributions students make to the artistic world and their potentially symbiotic relationship (concerts, expositions, digital art, readings, performing arts, film projections, etc.). The projects submitted for the Arts and Culture Days (JACES) will contribute to increasing the attractiveness of the Lyon Saint-Étienne site.


  • All projects must be led by a student or a group of students (individually or within an association) enrolled in one of the member institutions of the COMUE;
  • If a project is selected, groups of students will be asked to form an association. For individual projects, please send an e-mail to prior to submitting your application;
  • A performance must be given during the 2019 JACES event, on April 2, 3 and/or 4, 2019;
  • Project leaders must secure a performance or exhibit space when they submit their application or have one available during the 2019 JACES event;
  • The full application with the budget table completed must be submitted.
For more information, please read the call for projets document.    


The application deadline is January 4, 2019, included. Applications must be submitted electronically through the Université de Lyon’s NUXEO platform. No printed applications submitted through the postal service will be accepted.

If you have any queries regarding the call for projects, please contact


A budget of 25,000 euros has been allocated to this 2019 call for projects. Up to 2,000 euros may be awarded for any one project and/or up to 50% of the total cost of the project.

NEW this year: 3 "spotlight" awards

The Université de Lyon has decided to reward the three best projects submitted this year with a “spotlight” award to encourage budding artists to launch a professional career. (One award for each of the following areas: theater, music, exhibitions).

The “spotlight” award is a program that provides full support to the project. Winners will enjoy the following advantages:
  • A scheduled performance in an iconic area of Lyon and/or Saint-Étienne;
  • Technical, administrative and artistic support;
  • Assistance in promoting their project for the JACES event;
  • Assistance in consolidating the project.


  • Official launch of the call for projects: November 6, 2018;
  • Workshop on November 19, 2018: introduction of projects and discussions of the call for projects to assist students in submitting their applications;
  • Applications will be closed on January 4, 2019;
  • Selection committee in early January 2019