Université Lumière Lyon 2
Since its creation in 1973, the Université Lumière Lyon 2 has been committed to a strong and demanding vision of Higher Education and Research, driven by a spirit and values that are also its trademark: human and humanistic, committed and supportive, democratic and civic-minded.
A founding member of the aggregation of universities and higher education institutions known as the COMUE Université de Lyon, the Université Lumière Lyon 2 welcomes nearly 30,000 students on two campuses to its bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.
With a varied range of training courses, the Université Lumière Lyon 2 combines openness and success in order to empower its students to actively develop their critical thinking skills in a multidisciplinary context in order to be able to address the societal challenges of the future.
Its thirteen faculties and institutes offer a wide range of courses in four areas of education and research: Arts, Literature, Languages / Law, Economics, Management / Humanities and Social Sciences / Sciences, Technology, Health.
Covering a very broad spectrum of disciplines in the Human and Social Sciences, the Université Lumière Lyon 2 is developing cutting-edge research in each of its fields. Sensitive to the concerns and issues of society such as gender, education, work, the city, disability, it participates fully in social progress through its research programs and numerous actions to disseminate knowledge.
With thirty-two laboratories and eight research federations, covering the fields of Letters – Languages – Human and Social Sciences, the Université Lumière Lyon 2 is committed to innovation, interdisciplinarity, partnership and international openness. Through the projects developed and carried out by its 936 professors and researchers, it promotes dialogue between the human and social sciences and the hard sciences, and places research at the heart of contemporary scientific and societal issues.