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KEY FIGURES

THE UNIVERSITE DE LYON, A SHARED JOURNEY OF EXCELLENCE

The Université de Lyon (UdL) is France’s second largest scientific cluster. This community of universities and higher education institutions (COMUE), a unique alliance of universities, grandes écoles and research organizations, brings together 12 member institutions and 19 associated institutions in the Lyon Saint-Étienne metropolitan area, representing more than 140,000 students and 168 Laboratories. The presence of 6 national research organizations, including the CNRS and INSERM, plays a major role in the development of leading research.
The Université de Lyon promotes and develops the high scientific potential in the area. It is a large integrated university of international standing, with a reputation for excellence and innovation. It leads and coordinates major strategic projects Investments for the Future Program, Campus Plan in collaboration with the region’s key actors (companies, communities, citizens) for the benefit of future generations.


IDEXLYON, A key phase in the Université de Lyon’s road to success

2007

Creation of PRES Université de Lyon

2008

Selection of Lyon Cité Campus program

2010

1st Investments for the Future Program

2011

Beginning of the Integrated University project

2012

Launch of the PALSE project and creation of the Université de Lyon Foundation

2013

Creation of the SATT Pulsalys

2014

Creation of the COMUE

2015

Contrat de plan État Région (French government-Region Planning Contract).

2016

#IDEXLYON 2016 Application

2017

Université de Lyon awarded IDEX label



IDEXLYON KEY FIGURES

A consortium of 12 institutions

€800 million endowment, representing 25 million euros per year

Over 50 actions planned in 5 key areas.
 

3 main academic fields: BioHealth and Society, Sciences and Engineering, Humans and Urbanity


8 academic colleges

UNIVERSITE DE LYON KEY FIGURES

12 member institutions

19 associated institutions

140,000 students, including 15,000 international students

5400 PhD students

6800 researchers and faculty

1 international Alliance group consisting of a dozen partner universities, across 5 selected geographical areas

1 technology transfer accelerator (SATT Pulsalys)

Awards: 61 IUF awards between 2011-2016, 46 ERC grants between 2011-2016, 14 awards from the Académie des Sciences between 2011-2016, 2 Nobel prizes (1912, 2005), 1 Fields medal (2010)