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.
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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.
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:
Its campuses rich in life and activity, in the heart of an exceptional region, allow everyone to flourish and realize themselves.
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.
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.
It was a great experience. I learned and experienced a lot in a short period of time. The integration into another educational system was challenging but if I was given a chance to choose all over again I would definitely choose the same experience again.
I studied at ISFA, the faculty of actuarial and financial sciences of the universities of Lyon "Lyon 1". I would say that the overall experience was very good. In fact I really enjoyed the courses I followed and the organization of the university (libraries, labs, restaurants, etc.). They also provided me an apartment at a residence near my faculty. One thing that I found...
First to the positive points: in France you get a lot of practical experience because students are a normal part of the wards at the hospitals. I therefore did a lot of internships which taught me practical skills and also improved my skills with patients. On the other hand, erasmus students weren't really a part of this system, so often the doctors didn't know you're...