INSA Lyon, the oldest and largest school making up the INSA group, was founded in 1957 to train highly qualified engineers, support continuing education, and conduct research and testing. INSA is very interested in international exchange; about 600 foreign students from 35 countries study at the institute annually. INSA Lyon is known as the scientific and technological capital of France, with 22 research laboaraties, more than 600 researchers and 650 PhD students. INSA has been repeatedly rated the number one engineering school in France.
LyonTech-la DouaVilleurbanne, France Campus Website0 - 5,000 on Campus250,000+ residents in VilleurbanneLanguage(s) spoken on campus: French
The INSA Lyon campus includes 11 residence halls connected to the Lyon city center by two tram lines. There are many extracurricular activities for students organized by the Maison des Etudiants, a 1,000 square meter building housing the Student Union with laundry facilities, a grocery store and more. There are over 130 clubs and societies on campus. Students can also take part in club sports and cultural and humanitarian activities.
International students are giving priority access to on-campus housing, which includes three student restaurants, various sports facilities, a library, communal rooms with free wifi and more.