Last updated on 22 sept. 2021
The Université Lumière Lyon 2 is a public institution governed by a deliberate and organized internal democracy, whose main principles are autonomy, participation in democratic governing bodies, and multidisciplinarity.

The President of the University is elected by an absolute majority by the faculty and staff elected members of the Board of Directors (fr. Conseil d’Administration or CA). Elected for a four-year term (renewable once), the president is supported by a team of appointed vice-presidents.

The University has 13 Faculties and Institutes, which bring together academic departments and research laboratories. They have their own decision-making body, the Faculty Council. See the list of the Faculties and Institutes here.
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President
Nathalie Dompnier

Nathalie Dompnier

President of the University Lumière Lyon 2 since 5 February 2021

President of the university since 2016, Nathalie Dompnier was elected for a second term in February 2021.
A professor of economics and social sciences from 2000 to 2002, she became a temporary teaching and research associate at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Grenoble in 2002, where she defended her thesis entitled: "La clef des urnes. The socio-historical construction of electoral deviance in France since 1848".
In 2003, she was recruited as a lecturer in political science at the University of Avignon and the Pays de Vaucluse. There, she conducts research in the framework of the multidisciplinary laboratory Biens, normes, contrat (Goods, norms, contracts), particularly in the field of the social and cooperative economics.
In 2007, Nathalie Dompnier became a professor at the Université Lumière Lyon 2. Working in the Triangle laboratory (UMR 5206), she continued her research on electoral practices and voting systems, as well as on political values and family values.

Vice-Presidents

LHOMME
Marie-Karine LHOMMÉ

Vice-President in charge of Degree Programs

vp-formation@univ-lyon2.fr

ISABELLE
Isabelle VON BUELTZINGSLOEWEN
Vice-President of Research, Doctoral Studies and Open Sciences

vp-recherche@univ-lyon2.fr

Bernard
Bernard BAUDRY
Vice-President of Campus and Ecological Transition

vp-campustransition@univ-lyon2.fr

willy
Willy BEAUVALLET
Vice-President of Staff, Social Action and Budgetary Resources

vp-personnels@univ-lyon2.fr 
and vp-budget@univ-lyon2.fr

Julia
Julia BONACCORSI
Vice President of Science and Society

vp-sciencesociete@univ-lyon2.fr

combat
Gilles COMBAZ
Vice President in charge of Student Life

vp-culture-vietu@univ-lyon2.fr

Erica
Erica DUMONT
Vice President of Digital Uses

vp-numerique@univ-lyon2.fr

Morinmessa
Christine MORIN-MESSABEL
Vice President of Equality and Anti-Discrimination

vp-egalite@univ-lyon2.fr

navarro
Nicolas NAVARRO
Vice President for Culture

vp-culture@univ-lyon2.fr



Jim

Jim WALKER
Vice President of International Relations
vp-ri@univ-lyon2.fr

Bertrand RAVON
Vice-President for Lifelong Learning

vp-ftlv@univ-lyon2.fr

Project Leaders
  • Florence Bonifay, Project manager for connected campuses
  • Clotilde Castagnié-Vézies, in charge of initial and continuing training for teaching professions
  • Tanguy Leroy, in charge of bachelor's and master's degrees
  • Sébastien Soulez, in charge of work-study programmes
Student Vice-Presidents

In charge of promoting student participation, VPEs work in collaboration with the administrative services and act as a liaison between students, trade unions, associations and the administration. They also represent students when dealing with various partners involved in student life.

Quentin
Quentin Laurisse
Student Vice President of the Academic Council

vpe-cac@univ-lyon2.fr

Nelson
Nelson Degluaire
Student Vice President of the Board of Directors, in charge of student relations

vpe-ca@univ-lyon2.fr

Advisors

THE UNIVERSITY'S ETHICS ADVISOR.
Since 4 February 2019, Catherine Schmitter, lecturer in public law at the Julie-Victoire Daubié Faculty of Law, has been the University's ethics advisor.

SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY ADVISOR (RIS)
Since 24 August 2020, Françoise Lantheaume has been the University's scientific integrity advisor. A university professor in education and training sciences and a researcher at the ECP laboratory (Education, Cultures, Policies), she studies the teaching of scientifically and politically controversial issues (colonisation, religions), the work of teachers and its evolution, as well as the process of translating educational reforms to the classroom.

MISSION "EQUALITY BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN
In accordance with article L712-2 of the Education Code and the University's internal regulations (see extract below), the Board of Directors of 5 July 2019 established a gender equality mission within the University.