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Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (6)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Social Sciences (1)



Created in 21 March 2007, the Université de Lyon in the form of a "public scientific cooperation organization" (EPCS). 


The study programs on offer in health sciences give access to the totality of the medical professions (doctor of medicine, pharmacist, dentist and midwife) and paramedical professions (audioprothesist, ergotherapist, physiotherapist, speech therapist, orthoptist, physiotherapist specialised in psychomotor integration). 


Lyon 1 is a multidisciplinary university specializing in both fundamental and applied research and as such it can boast more than 4300 internationally published articles and 40 patents per year. 


Lyon 1 is proud to have a large proportion of foreign students (10.5% of its students and 134 nationalities). Choosing  the  Claude  Bernard  Lyon  1  University  means  opting  for excellent opportunities in terms of training and research in a warm environment.

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University Ranking

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Student services

  • The International Offices act as a relay for the International Relations Department (DRI) in each of the 13 university departments.
  • They are led by a teacher, named “International Mobility Correspondent” (CMI), whose mission is to guide educationally the foreign students and answer any questions concerning their mobility, and an administrative agent named “International Mobility Administrative Assistant” (AMI) who is in charge of all practical formalities for the foreign students reception and stay.

Housing services

Explore our 12 sites in Rhône-Alpes dedicated to the Sciences, Health and Technology. Three of the University campuses are in the centre of Lyon, the second largest research hub and job market in France. 

Library services

The Claude Bernard University Library, Common Service of Documentation, develops and implements the University's documentary policy. 

The Library has 9 documentary units, including three major centers:

  • Health BU (Domaine Rockefeller - Lyon 8th)
  • the Science BU (Domaine de la Doua- Villeurbanne)
  • the Education BU (BU Education Lyon Croix-Rousse, Saint-Etienne and Bourg-en-Bresse) 

Student Life

Campus life

Explore our 12 sites in Rhône-Alpes dedicated to the Sciences, Health and Technology. Three of the University campuses are in the centre of Lyon, the second largest research hub and job market in France.

Sports facilities

Enjoy playing your favourite sport in the largest University Sports Association in France. Over 30 activities are on offer year-round through our Sports & Physical Activity University Department. 

Student clubs

Enjoy the thriving cultural environment provided by the Astrée Theatre, featuring a company that combines both arts and science. A number of exhibitions and activities open to the general public are also organised throughout the year.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Very good. I am in doctorate degree now

Studying in LYON, best years you could imagine.
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The MSc program addressed is one of the most interesting and rapidly raising fields in these contemporary days. The technological development as well as the research that everyday opens new and new opportunities to exploit. Nanoscience is with no doubt one field that is surely unexplored and acquiring knowledge of it can lead to extremely intriguing breakthroughs. The...

An amazing program for film scoring
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I got enrolled in MAAAV master's program in September 2019, and it was one of the Best decisions I've ever taken. Great teachers with huge emphasis on professional practice in the domain of music composition for motion picture (Film,Tv, animation and video games)

Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France


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