Last updated on 17 oct. 2021
Our University libraries are ideal for students who are keen to do well during their university year.

They offer many different services:
  • Loans: Students can borrow up to 20 documents per week in each library. You also have access to some special publications and rare books.
  • Study rooms: For group work, rooms are available for reservation at the information desk. This service is accessible to all.
  • Photocopies: With their IZLY (student ID) card, students can photocopy or scan-to-email documents at machines on the ground floor of each library.
  • Internet: Libraries are equipped with Wi-Fi as well as Ethernet ports (cables not provided) and electric outlets Students may also use one of the Chevreul library’s 150 open-access Macintosh computers or the Bron library’s 41 computers; with these students may access to the university’s resource catalogue, databases, the library’s web pages, the “Applis” service and the online learning platform, Moodle.
The university has two main libraries, one on each campus, in which collections are sorted according to areas of study.
BU Chevreul
(Berges du Rhône Campus)

Spanning 6,000m2, it houses 570 subscriptions to publications and 155,000 published works in a variety of subjects: 

  • Applied Foreign Languages
  • Arabic
  • Archaeology
  • Art History
  • Economy
  • Educational Sciences
  • English
  • French as a Foreign Language
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Management
  • Musicology
Tools and services: 
  • 22 reservable group study rooms
  • 150 computers
  • Wi-Fi connection
  • Photocopy-scanning-printing
Contacts and access:

10, rue Chevreul 69007 Lyon
See the Campus map (in French)
Postal address: 86, rue Pasteur
69365 Lyon cedex 07
Telephone number: +33 (0) 4 78 69 77 32
Visit the Chevreul library:
BU de Bron
(Porte des Alpes Campus)

An imposing 8,000m², the university library in Bron offers 802 subscriptions to publications and 250,000 published works in a variety of subjects. 

  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Geography
  • History
  • Information-Communication
  • French as a Foreign Language
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Performing Arts
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Psychology
  • Socio-Economic Administration
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
Tools and services: 
  • 5 reservable group workrooms
  • 41 computers
  • Wi-Fi connection
  • Photocopy-scanning-printing
Contacts and access:

5, avenue Pierre Mendès France 69500 Bron, building J
See the Campus map (in French)
Postal address: 5, avenue Pierre Mendès France 69676 Bron Cedex

Telephone number: +33 (0) 4 78 77 24 87
Visit the Bron library: