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.

Students can begin an application here.

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

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