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University of Lyon 2

  • Details and Cost

    About the Program

    A city on the move, in the heart of economic, social, and cultural changes, the University Lumiere Lyon 2 is a premier university in France for research. Midway between the sea and the mountains, Lyon boasts of a remarkable natural heritage with sites as different as the Pilat Regional Natural Park and the Monts du Lyonnais close by. University Lumière Lyon 2 attaches great significance to international exchanges, making 15% of students at the university foreign students. Students may study Arts, Languages, Social Sciences, Humanities, Economics, Political Sciences, and Law. Students directly enroll in academic courses instructed in French.

    Location Lyon, France
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Language of Instruction French
    Budget View Budget
    Living Arrangements Independent Arrangement
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.


    GPA 3.0 and above.
    Other Requirements

    Language Proficiency Required.

    Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program and in good academic standing.

    Sophomores and above

    Application Deadline

    Fall/academic year admission: March 1 

    Spring admission: September 20

    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad
  • Academic Information

    Course Information

    Academic Policies

    • Students must maintain full-time status while abroad
    • This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.
    • Grades earned in a Partner University program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.
    • Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.
    • All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will receive GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirements fulfilled by their coursework.

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