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Life @ ENS de Lyon


Campus Life

Our campus, located close to the city center, is easily accessible by public transportation and provides students with an ideal environment to both study and relax.

Numerous student associations play an active part in campus life in areas as diversified as culture, the arts, sport, humanitarian action... Conferences, performances, concerts and exhibitions provide intense cultural and intellectual stimulation for all.


A rich cultural programming and many equipments. [Read More]

ASSET, the international students'club

It works hard to make sure you ease into your new life in Lyon. [Read More]


Our campus boasts a garden of 8 hectares cherished by students, teachers and administrative staff alike. [Read more]

Visit our campus

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Facilities and Equipment

2 student residences
2 university restaurants
Library open day and night
Many sport facilities
Computers available 24/7
Cameras and video equipment available on loan
Video recording studio with up-to-date equipment
A professional theatre
Music and festivities rooms

Student budget

You will need at least €600 a month to live decently and more the first month to meet the expense of settling in.  Download an estimated budget [PDF]

ENS de Lyon
15 parvis René Descartes - BP 7000
69342 Lyon Cedex 07 - FRANCE
Descartes Campus : +33 (0) 4 37 37 60 00
Monod Campus : +33 (0) 4 72 72 80 00

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