University of Lyon

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University of Lyon
Université de Lyon
Lyon university logo.png
Logo of the University of Lyon
Latin: Universitas Lugdunum
Established 2007
Type Public
Endowment 4,000,000 over two years
President Lionel Collet
Vice-president Olivier Faron
Academic staff 5,000
Admin. staff 11,500
Students 120,000
Location Lyon, France
45°44′53″N 4°51′08″E / 45.748151°N 4.852352°E / 45.748151; 4.852352Coordinates: 45°44′53″N 4°51′08″E / 45.748151°N 4.852352°E / 45.748151; 4.852352
Campus Multiple campuses
Affiliations Coimbra Group
Website www.universite-lyon.fr

The University of Lyon (Université de Lyon), located in Lyon and Saint-Étienne, France, is a center for higher education and research comprising 16 institutions of higher education. The three main universities in this center are: Claude Bernard University Lyon 1, which focuses upon health and science studies and has approximately 27,000 students; Lumière University Lyon 2, which focuses upon the social sciences and has about 30,000 students; Jean Moulin University Lyon 3, which focuses upon the humanities and law with about 20,000 students.[1]

The other member institutions are:[2]

Research[edit]

A team from the university conducted archaeology in Cyprus at Salamis and (from 1976) Kition (in present-day Larnaca).[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://lyon-university.org/
  2. ^ http://lyon-university.org/about-universite-de-lyon/members-128616.kjsp?RH=PENudl&RF=PENmembers
  3. ^ Kition

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