Université Lumière Lyon (France)


Study in Lyon, France: a UNESCO World Heritage Site that remains an important center for French culture and history! The USAC Lyon program is housed at the University of Lyon, a prestigious institution that specializes in subjects such as the humanities, language, and law - all taught in French.

Host Institution: The campus is situated on the banks of the Rhône River and the Portes des Alpes campus is located closer to the city center. The university has a vibrant student life with frequent cultural events and activities, including concerts on the lawn, student theatre performances, and art exhibits. You can get involved in a number of sporting activities or student organizations. These provide great opportunities to meet French students and practice your language skills in a more natural environment. Clubs on campus hold events such as free movie nights, student debates, and volunteer days.

Majors*: Most courses are taught in French with a select few instructed in English. Classes are available in the following academic disciplines: art, history, anthropology, and POLS/IR. USAC Lyon also offers classes that fulfill many Key Content Areas (KCAs).

Housing*:  Students can elect to reside in dormitory accommodation on the University of Lyon campus or choose to stay in a homestay accommodation within commuting distance of campus.

Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA. At least two semesters of college French are required to apply.

For more information about the USAC Lyon program, please click here.

Apply here: Students can begin an application here.

*Coursework and housing are subject to change based on availability.

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