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University of Lille

4.1 out of 5 (46 ratings / 31 reviews) Lille, France
A dynamic institution connected with some of the world’s highest-ranking foreign universities, the University of Lille attracts many students. They benefit from excellent studying conditions on huge campuses. For many years now, the University of Lille has made international development central to its way of working, courses and research.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



The University of Lille, a multidisciplinary university of excellence at the heart of Northern Europe, boasts an outstanding cultural and scientific heritage that is etched into the Hauts-de-France Region’s history.


In close collaboration with its partners and networks, the University of Lille designs and implements innovative programmes in research, training and knowledge transfer, always with the aim of responding to the major challenges of our society. By merging Lille's three universities, it has empowered itself to achieve its ambition of accessing major funding programmes (I-SITE University of Lille Nord-Europe, opération campus, etc.).


The University of Lille’s ambition is to become a major French research university. 

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
401 -100
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
601 -200
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
751 -50
701 -50
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.


Housing services

International students in exchange programs can apply for CROUS university accommodation because the Direction of International mobilities has a number of reserved rooms. The rooms on the university campus are (sometimes but not always) smaller and less comfortable than a studio in town, but they have financial advantages: they are cheap, are exempt from the housing tax, and for electricity, gas or other utilities, no need to deal with the contract.

Library services

  • LILLIAD Learning center Innovation
  • The Learning center for health, which aims to link differentiated services and spaces in order to better meet expectations and reflect new practices in education and learning.
  • The Learning center for archaeology - egyptology - humanities and social sciences: a future multimedia center for document resources and knowledge dissemination, scheduled to open in 2022. 

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Lille is located near several major metropolitan areas and European capitals (Paris, London, Brussels, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Cologne, Dortmund, etc.). Connected by extensive international-standard transport infrastructure (including the airports of Paris-Roissy, Brussels and London), the University of Lille is expanding its sphere of influence across the whole world, as evidenced by its high-level international collaborations with more than 50 countries.

Student clubs

Students and staff at the University of Lille can sign up for artistic practical workshops all year round. Encouraging amateur artistic practice, independently or with professional supervision. Promoting exchange, discovery and expression, and providing opportunities to meet knowledge-creators and artists.

Student Reviews

IMMD LEA review
Provided by ESN rated 4 out of 5 stars

Good uni, the downside if the campus is pretty small

great university
Provided by ESN rated 4 out of 5 stars

It's a great university, with a lot of different training choices. The building is brand new which is pretty cool. But it's too bad that some teachers are not dedicated enough when they are supposed to do classes about interesting subjects.

Pour une formation équilibrée
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Programme varié et offrant une approche à la fois théorique et pratique. Les enseignants sont dans l'ensemble passionnés, disponibles, avec des enseignements riches.


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