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.
The Catholic University of Lyon is a member of theUniversity of Lyon
The Catholic University of Lyon has :
- 5 faculties
- 5 vocational schools
- 15 education and research units
- 8,600 students and auditors, including 1,500 international students
- 200 permanent lecturers
-160 administrative and technical staff
The Rectorate team :
Rector: Thierry Magnin
View the Rector's CV (in french)
Vice-Rector for Student Affairs: Annick Rivet
Vice-Rector for Development: Henry d'Yvoire
University Secretary: Claudine Dargent
Faculty of Theology: Bertrand Pinçon
Faculty of Philosophy and Human Sciences: Emmanuel Gabellieri
Faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences: Marc Ollivier
Faculty of Language and Literature: Claudine Fréchet
Faculty of Sciences: Isabelle Hardy
The catholic Faculties of Lyon are governed by the Association of Founders and Protectors of the Catholic Institute of Lyon (AFPICL).
The Archbishop of Lyon, Primate of the Gauls, is ex officio University Chancellor.
Read more about AFPICL (in french)