Vincent Goubier

Professor of UCLy

5. Integral Human Development, Ecology and Ethics

Campus Lyon - Saint Paul
10 Place des archives 69002 Lyon


  • Academic director, Université Vie active Lyon Catholic University

Further information

Teaching areas

Management Ecology


Vincent GOUBIER has a doctorate in ecology and a degree in spatial planning. He is a lecturer and researcher at the UR CONFLUENCE: Sciences et Humanités (EA 1598).

After completing a post-doctorate at Auburn University (Alabama, USA), he spent several years leading an applied hydrobiology research team at UCLy and then ISARA, before taking responsibility for scientific training within the Catholic university network. He is currently head of UNIVA and chairman of the European ProCESS project https://process/project

His field of interest is management in complexity in relation to the ecological and societal transition.
  • Chapters
    • Chapters in proceedings of colloquiums / conferences / seminars / congresses
      • ESKOLA, Anne, GOUBIER, Vincent, KAKKO, Anneli, PONS, Christophe, TRENVOUEZ, Arnaud (2022). «Processing complexity with sensorial, emotional and spiritual capacities». In : Zagreb School of Economics and Management / Luxembourg School of Business (dir.), Proceedings Virtual 9th Higher Education Institutions Conference - 11-12 November, 2021. Higher Education Institution as a Driver of Change and a Catalyst for Innovation. Zagreb : Mate Ltd. 19-27.  [+]
      • GOUBIER, Vincent (2000). «Annual correlative changes in gonadal cells and plasma level of steroid hormones in the female black-bass (Micropterus salmoides)». In : R. Flos & L. Creswell (dir.), Responsible Aquaculture in the New Millenium - International Conference AQUA 2000 (2000/05/02-06; Nice, FRA). Bredene : EAS European Aquaculture Society.
  • Articles
    • Articles in peer-reviewed journals
      • CHEVALIER, Christine, DE CONTO, Christine, GOUBIER, Vincent, HARDY, Isabelle, EXBRAYAT, Jean-Marie (2005). «The development of ovarian follicles of Zingel asper (Percidae)». Cybium, International Journal of Ichtyology, 29, 4, 327-338.
      • KOKKIDIS, Marie-José, GOUBIER, Vincent, MARTIN, Maryse, EXBRAYAT, Jean-Marie, HARDY, Isabelle (2000). «Haematological changes in the blood of cultured black-bass (Micropterus salmoides) during an annual sexual reproductive cycle». Cybium, International Journal of Ichtyology, 24, 3, 113-118.
      • BOYD, Claude, WATTEN, Ben, GOUBIER, Vincent, WU, R (1993). «Gas supersaturation in surface waters of aquaculture ponds». Aquacultural Engineering, 13, 1, 31-39.  [+]
      • JUGET, Jacques, GOUBIER, Vincent, BARTHELEMY, Dominique (1989). «Intrinsic and extrinsic variables controlling the productivity of asexual populations of Nais spp, (Naididae, Oligochaeta)». Hydrobiologia, 180, 1, 177-184.  [+]
  • Communications (conferences, seminars, study days)
    • GOUBIER, Vincent (2024). «Les soft skills, les compétences-clés d’une entreprise durable». Webinaire "P'tit déj mensuel de l'AFQP AuRA", Association Française Qualité Performance - AuRA, July 2024, Lyon, France [By invitation].  [+]
    • D’HOMBRES, Emmanuel, GOUBIER, Vincent (2024). «Flexibilité, résilience, normes et limites : une affaire d’a priori ?». Colloque Flexibilité, résilience, quelles normes, quelles limites ? Une approche interdisciplinaire, UCLy, UR CONFLUENCE : Sciences et Humanités, June 2024, Lyon, France.  [+]
    • GOUBIER, Vincent (2024). «La compétence relationnelle, une "soft skill" clé du management en entreprise». Colloque "La relation : concept-clé pour une révolution civilisationnelle", UCLy, UR CONFLUENCE : Sciences et Humanités, Collège doctoral, May 2024, Lyon, France [By invitation].  [+]
  • Popularization & dissemination of research
    • (2022) «Éveiller les capacités sensorielles des étudiants». May 2022, Radio RCF, Lyon, France.
    • (2019) «L’Université Vie Active, un creuset de culture attentif aux questionnements contemporains». December 2019, L’Essentiel. Revue annuelle de l’UCLy, Lyon, France, 59-63.
    • GOUBIER, Vincent (2017). «Le conflit, composante de l’humain». Revue de l’Université Catholique de Lyon, 32, 61-68.
    • (2015) «Savoir-être, intelligences et management QSE». 2015, L’Essentiel. Revue annuelle de l’UCLy, Lyon, France, 30-33.
  • Scientific collaborations
    • Participation in subsidized research contracts / projects
      • Project coordinator : 2021 - 2024, Processing Complexity with Emotional, Sensorial and Spiritual capacities, 621398-EPP-1-2020-1-FR-EPPKA2-KA
  • Academic background
    • 1989 PhD, Influence de la fertilisation sur certains compartiments de l'étang de pisciculture, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
    • 1983 Diploma of Advanced Studies, Ecology, Microbiology, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
    • 1983 French Bachelor, Geography, Development and urban planning, Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France
    • 1981 French Bachelor, Life sciences, Cell biology and plant development biology, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
  • Educational responsibilities and professional experiences
    • 2020 - 2021 Academic director, School for international careers of UCLy, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • Since 2017 Academic director, Université Vie active, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • 2005 - 2017 Academic director, ESQESE, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • 1996 - 2008 Academic director, ESTBB, Lyon Catholic University, France
  • Languages
    • English