Choosing Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University means access to high quality education and research in the heart of the city of Lyon.
Jean Moulin University is a member of the University of Lyon Association (UdL), which brings together universities and institutions from the COMUE: Community of Universities and Institutions (Communauté d'Universités et d’Établissements).
With 28,000 students enrolled, Jean Moulin University offers a wide range of degrees (Bachelor's and Master's degrees and PhD programs) in the fields of the humanities and social sciences. Students can choose from disciplines within our six faculties and schools. Subject areas include law, political science, francophone studies, philosophy, management, economics, business administration, languages, literature, information & communication, history and town and country planning.
The University is developing a high-level international research profile. This involves participation in international and European projects, the creation of chairs, the development of a welcoming policy for visiting professors and post-doctorate students, and a proactive policy to facilitate the mobility of researchers.
Jean Moulin University is open to student throughout Europe and the world, and has resolutely intercultural perspectives. It has numerous partnership agreements, including Saõ Paulo University, Shanghai University, University of Turin, Tongji University, Monash University and University of California. Lyon 3 welcomes 4600 international students every year.
Students who select Jean Moulin University have the opportunity to take short or long-term customized courses taught in French (DEUF program – Programme d’Études Universitaires Françaises) or English (SELF program, Study in English in Lyon, France).
To help non-French speakers adapt to life at Lyon 3 and in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Lyon, we propose courses in French as a foreign language and an Introduction to French culture and civilisation.