The Catholic University of Lyon was founded in 1875 and combines respect for Christian heritage with a spirit of openness.

With its location at the heart of a regional capital, its close ties to business and strong international links, it seeks to promote academic excellence, creativity and integrity.

UCLy has 6 faculties :

  • Philosophy and Human Sciences
  • Law
  • Economics and Social Sciences
  • Language and Literature
  • Science
  • Theology and Religious Sciences

The Catholic University of Lyon is a member of the University of Lyon

The Catholic University of Lyon has :

  • 6 faculties with undergraduate and postgraduate courses
  • 5 professional schools of higher education
  • 26 education and research units
  • 12 500 students and auditors, including 2 800 international students
  • 200 permanent lecturers
  • 460 administrative and technical staff

The Rectorate team :

  • Rector: Olivier ARTUS
  • Vice-Rector for Student Affairs: Marc OLLIVIER
  • Vice-Rector for Research: Emmanuel GABELLIERI
  • Vice-Rector for Economic and Social Affairs : Amaury DEWAVRIN