INSA Lyon was founded in 1957 to train highly qualified engineers, support continuing education, and conduct research and testing. The oldest and largest school making up the INSA group, the university is consistently rated the top engineering school in France.
INSA Lyon focuses on engineering and technology, with a strong research emphasis for students as well as faculty. The university is known as the scientific and technological capital of France, with 22 research labs, more than 600 researchers and 650 PhD students.
In keeping with the university's focus on research, for-credit research and development projects in INSA Lyon's research labs are open to ISEP students at the undergraduate and graduate level and are offered across all degree fields and in both English and French. While the university's language of instruction is French, courses in English are offered across almost all degree fields.See All 8 Photos
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.