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Jean Moulin University Lyon III


The University offers career-oriented programmes in Law, Political Science & International Relations, Francophone studies, Administration, Management, Accounting, Philosophy, Languages, Arts, History, Geography & Planning, and Information & Communication with qualifications ranging from two-year foundation degrees (Bac +2) to PhDs (Bac +8) in six faculties and institute.

Jean Moulin University offers programmes structured in accordance with the European higher education “three-cycle” system, based primarily on three types of degree – Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees – and employing the ECTS credits principle (European Credits Transfer System).


 Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University, a member of the University of Lyon, is dedicated to the humanities and social sciences.

To enable our researchers to address the challenges facing society, our research is organised into 19 research units covering a broad spectrum of humanities and social sciences ­– from law to management science, from history and geography to information and communication sciences, from philosophy to the urban and social environment, and from literature to languages and cultures.

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Housing services

There are many different types of accommodation in Lyon and the surrounding area: CROUS university residences, private university residences, apartment rentals (via estate agents or private individuals), flat or house shares, renting a room, etc.

Library services

5 university libraries located on Lyon and Bourg-en-Bresse campuses.

Medical services

Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University provides a Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion Centre (the SMPPS) open to all of the University’s students.

Campus life

Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University offers a range of high quality courses across three sites located in the centre of Lyon and Bourg-en-Bresse. If you are studying in Lyon, your classes will take place at one of two campuses depending on your course selection.

  • Manufacture des Tabacs campus
  • Quais Campus
  • Bourg-en-Bresse Campus

Year-round concerts, theatre, cinema, events and exhibitions on campus.

Various excursions giving students an opportunity to discover the heritage and cultural highlights of the city of Lyon, including the Opera House, the Célestins theatre and the Fine Arts museum etc. These visits are often free of charge, or at drastically reduced prices.

Sports facilities

Whether you’re a beginner, an advanced player or at competition level, Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University offers a wide range of sporting activities: team and individual sports, fitness, dance, relaxation, etc.

The high-quality training facilities and numerous sporting events create a lively campus atmosphere all year round.

Student clubs

Committed to creating a vibrant atmosphere on its campuses, Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University attaches great importance to student life and student associations. Almost 80 student associations participate fully every year with their cultural, solidarity or sporting initiatives. The University is also committed to the successful integration of its students, with highlights including the Welcome Day and various International Days, etc.

It is accredited by Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France.

Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France

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