International Student

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5 good reasons to study at INSA Lyon

International Outreach

  • An international campus : 28% of foreign students & 92 nationalities represented

Shanghai Ranking by Subject 2021

  • INSA Lyon is in the world top 100 in mathematics and mechanics

QS Ranking by Subject 2020

Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020

THE World University Ranking 2020: #601 out of 1,400 institutions (top 43%)

QS World University Ranking 2021: #541 out of 1,600 institutions (top 34%)

High Quality Teaching Programs

  • An engineering curriculum integrating a multidisciplinary approach, including humanities
  • 9 engineering departments. Find out what to study on the Education Catalog
  • Strong links to industry, including internship opportunities
  • Project-based pedagogy
  • Synergy between Education and Research


Student Services and Support

  • Each department has an international academic advisor and the International Relations Office is there to help too.
  • French lessons are provided all year, including Summer and Winter schools.
  • Halls of residence available for all international students


Vibrant Campus Life

  • Over 130 student associations : INSA Lyon encourages students to actively take part in community life on campus. A good way to make friends but also foster leadership and project management skills.
  • Great place to study, enjoy sporting and many cultural activities
  • Located on Campus Lyon Tech-la Doua : Technopolis of 100 ha, 25 000 students, 80 laboratories
  • 24h de l'INSA biggest student festival in France


Idyllic Location