Ranking  897      37
Université Lyon 2
Country France
City Lyon
Bachelor (foreigners)217 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)295 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $677-1,244 USD/Month.
Official Website
World ranking897
Country ranking37
International Students344
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking897
QS World University Rankings842
Cost of living in Lyon
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 219 293
Food 272 466
Transportation 52 173
Communications and utilities 83 105
Clothing 26 101
Sports and leisure 25 106
Accommodation in Lyon USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre221
Shared room in city centre296
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre433
1 bedroom apartment in city centre527
Alternative title
French Université Lumière Lyon 2
old Lumiere University
Location on map
Lyon 2 University or Université Lyon 2 (UL2) - public higher education institution in France. The history of UL2 can be traced back to1835 . The main campus of the university is located in Lyon.

University ranking. Lyon 2 University has a strong position in the top 40 universities of France. The university has its well deserved place among the top 5% of the world’s best universities.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must pass examinations as a part of the admission process. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of France. Foreign students who wish to obtain their bachelor’s at Lyon 2 University will be happy to know that the cost of some programs can be as low as 1000 USD per year. A year of master’s studies will cost you less than 1000 USD. More information could be found on the official website of the university http://www.univ-lyon2.fr.

The composition of the university. Lyon 2 University is a big educational institution, attended by more than 26 thousand students. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. Every 8 student is a foreign citizen. More than 1700 teachers are employed by the university. The university has social media profiles Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin, where you can learn more about it.

Infrastructure of UL2. The university has its own library. In addition it has a developed infrastructure for students who do sports. It is a member of European University Association (EUA), as well as Coimbra Group.

Lyon 2 University - Official Description

Lyon 2 is a pioneer University in the educational use of information and communication technology for education (TICE). The digital work environment (ENT) was introduced at the University in 2003. The digital campus is a significant innovation in France. The University is known as one of the top Universities in France for research in the field of arts and languages, social sciences and humanities, economics, political sciences and law. The University is one of the first universities to have integrated the European higher education scheme right from the start of the academic year 2004. The courses are organized within the scope of the LMD' system (Bachelor's degree - Master's degree - PhD).Furthermore, Lyon 2 attaches great significance to international exchanges. It relies on 280 international cooperation and exchange agreements, 150 of which are within the scope of the European program Erasmus.

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