INSA Lyon

Top reasons to study here

  • It annually welcomes a diversity of profiles among the best Baccalauréat graduates throughout France.
  • It starts with the rich student life on campus, thanks to the action of more than 130 clubs and societies.
  • More than 100 nationalities are represented among our students, who spend five years on our campus studying various engineering courses.

Master's Programmes

About

History

  • Created in 1957 by philosopher Gaston Berger and Rector Jean Capelle, INSA Lyon is the oldest and largest of the six schools making up the INSA Group.
  • INSA engineers lead careers built around a logic of high adaptability, a pioneering approach to science and technology, and a strong sense of social responsibility.

Education

INSA Lyon is a leader in science education, as well as a pioneer in terms of its policies concerning accessibility and diversity. INSA Lyon stands out from the crowd. For example, it is one of the few engineering schools that houses a High Level Sports Section (SSHN) recognised by the Ministry for Sport.

Research

With its 23 laboratories, INSA Lyon applies a multi disciplinary scientific policy aimed at excellence in partnership with three other science oriented higher education establishments of the Lyon region (Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Ecole Normale Supérieure-Sciences, Université Claude Bernard-Lyon 1, Université Lumière Lyon 2, Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3,  Université Jean Monnet Saint-Etienne).

Career

The recruitment of teachers - researchers at INSA Lyon: 

  • Higher education : University Professor (PR), Assistant Professor (MCF), Assistant (ASS), Lecturers or Master of language; Temporary employee in Education and Research (ATER), Part Time Associate Professor (PAST).
  • Secondary education: 2nd Level Teachers (PRCE / PRAG): Certified Professor / Accredited Professor.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
478 -27
2018
451 -30
2017
421
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
601
2018
601 -100
2017
501
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2019
-
2018
783
2017
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

The Student Counselling and Support Service offers a warm welcome with personal advice and support by psychologists for all students throughout their education at INSA Lyon, with the aim of helping them succeed. Individual counselling sessions can be on a regular or as-needed basis depending on the students' preferences, and take place in an understanding, non-judgemental and strictly confidential setting.

Medical services

The Student Health Centre provides medical care, counselling, support and prevention for students who have or develop health problems of any kind whatsoever (physiological or psychological, temporary or permanent disability).

Student Life

Campus life

On the edge of the Lyon-Villeurbanne conurbation, in an area that is rich in open spaces (Tête d'Or park, Feyssine pedestrian area), with an international outlook (International Residence, Interpol Head Quarters), the LyonTech campus (la Doua) benefits from a dense network of communication routes.

Student clubs

INSA Lyon has a tradition of a particularly rich association life on campus LyonTech-La Doua and Oyonnax. Close to a hundred student associations and clubs have been recorded. The establishment offers them direct support providing sixty or so associations with premises, with a total area reserved for association life of about 3,500 m2, including the Student Centre, the departments and the residences.

Student Reviews

My experience as a present student
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

International Bachelors in Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering is a program completely in English. The program is excellent for students who wish to have multicultural exposure and are keen about the given subjects. The program has a great practical approach of learning. It gives me an opportunity to be bilingual, because the program is in English and as a...

Interesting and promising educational experience!
Roman rated 5 out of 5 stars

IBMMAE program provides students with a good basis in general engineering disciplines, and especially with strong knowledges in mechanics, mechanical design and material studies. The course is fully taught in English, however the opportunity to learn french is permanently present. Friendly and liberal atmosphere on campus. Timetable is relatively free, study demands some...

Diversity
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It's a school made up of people of diverse races. Completely international community. And the study and proects are awesome.

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