Quality of studies, student life, career opportunities, attractiveness… There are many reasons to study in Lyon. The Metropolis won the last ranking established by the newspaper “L’Étudiant” on French student cities. The city is ranked 29th in the list of the most pleasant cities of the world by The Economist Intelligence Unit.
Lyon currently attracts 144 500 students, including 15 000 foreign students. 700 exchange partnerships have been set up with foreign universities.
The cultural offer contributes equally to the quality of life in Lyon. Very dynamic, it has many festivals (Fête des Lumière, Nuits Sonores, Nuits de Fourvière…) museums with permanent and temporary collections, a renowned historical heritage, an opera, concert halls, theatres…
To ensure that everyone benefits from this offer, the Lyon Metropolitan Area offers students the Student Culture Pass (Pass Culture Étudiant).