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Jean Moulin University Lyon III

4.0 out of 5 (41 ratings / 31 reviews) Lyon, France
Jean Moulin University is a member of the University of Lyon Association (UdL), which brings together universities and institutions from the COMUE: Community of Universities and Institutions (Communauté d'Universités et d’Établissements).

Master's Programmes



A university specialising in Humanities and Social Sciences.

Programs in Law, Political Science, Francophone Studies, Economy, Business Administration, Management, Languages, Literature, History, Geography, Planning & Development, Philosophy, Information & Communication.

  • 9 Bachelor Degrees
  • 10 Vocational Degrees
  • 3 DUT-Technological University Degree
  • 24 Masters Degrees
  • 70 University Diplomas and Certificates


Every person involved in the university’s research department (research team or teacher-researcher) is able to directly archive their own scientific work.

The research sector is very active: 10,000 researchers and teaching-researchers work in 510 public and private laboratories.

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University Ranking

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Housing services

There is a variety of accommodation options for you to choose from:

  • CROUS university residences
  • Private university residences
  • Apartments (via real estate agents or privately)
  • Share houses
  • Homestays
Exchange students have access to the Lyon III International Association that provides students with assistance in finding accommodation in the CROUS university residences, private residences or with a host family.

Library services

Once enrolled at Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University, you will automatically have access to the University Libraries. Located at the Lyon and Bourg-en-Bresse campuses, the university libraries are great spaces for work and research. Students can also consult and borrow books by simply using their student cards.

Student Life

Campus life

Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University offers a range of high quality courses across three sites located in the centre of Lyon and Bourg-en-Bresse. If you are studying in Lyon, your classes will take place at one of two campuses depending on your course selection.

  • Manufacture des Tabacs campus
  • Quais Campus
  • Bourg-en-Bresse Campus

Year-round concerts, theatre, cinema, events and exhibitions on campus.

Various excursions giving students an opportunity to discover the heritage and cultural highlights of the city of Lyon, including the Opera House, the Célestins theatre and the Fine Arts museum etc. These visits are often free of charge, or at drastically reduced prices.

Sports facilities

More than 35 sporting activities

Both beginners and experienced sports persons will find a whole host of activities on offer, open to both students and staff at Lyon 3, whether simply for fun or at competitive level:

  • Team sports: football, volleyball, basketball, rugby, handball
  • Combat sports: karate, judo and aikido
  • Dance: modern jazz, ballroom dancing, street dance, step and LIA
  • Other sports: athletics, bodybuilding, badminton, tennis, table tennis, gymnastics, horse riding, climbing, swimming, fencing, diving, shooting, skiing

Student clubs

60 student associations.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Was the best experience of my life , I really loved my years spent at university

Two words to sum up four years
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The university was partly-French, partly-Armenian, thus it gave me knowledge about both Armenian and French legal systems. Also due to this university I studied French up to B2 level. The courses included Armenian civil, criminal, tax, intellectual property, administrative, constitutional, procedural, banking, financial law etc. courses and French civil, property, civil...

Awesome Experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I studied at the French University in Armenia and at Jean Moulin Lyon 3. These universities gave me so much more than I expected. The environment and great study atmosphere was a great experience. Although sometimes it was though and the exams were really complicated, we overcame everything due to our professors. My study experiences were really awesome at these...