Life on campus

LyonTech and Oyonnax campuses

Living on the LyonTech-La Doua campus

On the edge of the Lyon-Villeurbanne conurbation, in an area that is rich in open spaces (Tête d'Or park, Feyssine pedestrian area), with an international outlook (International Residence, Interpol Head Quarters), the LyonTech campus (la Doua) benefits from a dense network of communication routes.

Living on the LyonTech-La Doua Campus means:

  • enjoying a quality environment with many open spaces.
  • having the opportunity to eat on site thanks to INSA Lyon's 4 restaurants.
  • being able to use a whole range of sports and relaxation infrastructure (swimming pool, tennis courts, sports fields, fitness room).
  • being closer to the school's life (associations, library, etc.).
  •  being less than 15 minutes from the city centre by public transport.
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Lyon, a European competitive cluster

Where the Saône and the Rhône meet, Lyon has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998. Former capital of the Gauls, the city bears witness to 2000 years of continuous history. Its remarkable heritage is enriched with signature buildings by contemporary architects such as: Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, Santiago Calatrava.

Lyon is one of Europe's most attractive metropolises. A competitive destination and one that is open to the world, a charming city, the birthplace of projects, each year Lyon attracts an increasing number of companies and talents.
Create in 2007, the label " ONLYLYON " ensures the international promotion of the city.


Second city of the Rhône , with its with its 145 150 inhabitants, it ranks 19th in the communes of France . The city offers website dedicated to young people "Jeunes à Villeurbanne" to simplify their life.

Living on the Oyonnax campus

On the edge of the Oyonnax conurbation, the campus emerged as a collaboration with the CTIPC (Centre Technique Industriel de la Plasturgie et des Composites). The site provides students with the opportunity to compare scientific concepts and industrial-scale testing.

Living on the Oyonnax campus means:

  • Being at the heart of the Plastics Vallée, close to large industrial companies
  • Having the opportunity to eat and find accommodation on the spot
  • Enjoying a wide range of sports and relaxation facilities
  • Being less than 20 minutes from the city centre by public transport.

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With 22 392 inhabitants, Oyonnax is the second largest city of the Ain department. It is regarded as the centre of the plastics processes industry and a real innovation hub in the field. 660 businesses work in the sector in 14 industrial parks. The Pôle Européen de la Plasturgie (European Plastics Cluster) was founded in 1989 and it has now become a centre of expertise, equipped with efficient scientific and technical tools.
A Cité de la Plastronique will soon be created to become the international reference for plastics and e-textiles. This technology centre will be made of 4 parts: offices, laboratories, technical areas and a business incubator.

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