Last updated on 16 mai 2023
The Université Lumière Lyon 2 welcomes international researchers, professors and doctoral students from all over the world, within the framework of research projects, doctoral or post-doctoral programs or as visiting professors and researchers. 

The Collegium de Lyon - Institute of Advanced Studies

Collegium de Lyon
The Collegium de Lyon - Institute of Advanced Studies (fr. Institut d’Etudes Avancées or IEA), member of the French (RFIEA) and European (NETIAS) networks of Institutes of Advanced Studies, is an institute within the University of Lyon that welcomes researchers usually posted abroad to carry out their innovative research project for 5 to 10 months.

The Université Lumière Lyon 2 is a privileged partner of the Collegium.
In 2019, 28 researchers were hosted in 17 research units under the supervision of Lyon 2.

ULYS – incoming mobility of international talent

Espace Ulysse

Espace Ulys is the welcome center for international researchers, professors and PhD students arriving at the Lyon-Saint Etienne campus. The center provides them assistance for all administrative procedures regarding immigration, moving and integration, before and on arrival and during their stay.

To register in the European researches mobility database, EURAXESS, and to benefit from the ESPACE ULYS services, please visit