Our campus in Lyon

The René Cassin Campus in Lyon, opened in 2004, groups together 24 schools including 10 establishments from the Groupe IGS, and welcomes more than 6,000 students ranging in age from undergraduates to doctoral students.

Campus Groupe IGS Lyon

Study at the René Cassin Campus in Lyon

As a student in Lyon, you will enjoy a beautiful campus of over 22,000 m², made up of two modern buildings that are perfectly adapted to the needs of the students and professionals it was designed for. The René Cassin Campus not only provides modern educational resources and techniques, but it also offers a rich campus life where students can participate in an array of cultural, artistic, and athletic events and associations.


The René Cassin Campus in Lyon is equipped with a 300-seat amphitheater, 110 classrooms outfitted with modern material, and 800 computer workstations.  In addition, the Learning Lab provides a creative environment where users can freely experiment and innovate, allowing students to discover new high-tech tools and practice their collaborative working skills.

Start a business

The campus is equipped with 3 project incubators providing support for student entrepreneurs  as they move through the various steps in launching their projects. Students may also find inspiration among the many other young people who have decided to embark upon an entrepreneurial journey

Find information

The campus's information center (the Hub), covering more than 400 m², offers access to multiple data bases, over 250 magazines and newspapers, and 11,000 publications! The information portal, available online, simplifies access to the library’s impressive collection.


The cafeteria and various lounge areas provide faculty and the 6,000 students with a comfortable environment to gather and relax between classes.

Live and study in Lyon

Many factors contribute to student success in higher education including environment, location, and surroundings. Studying in Lyon, a lively city with a vibrant economy offers many advantages.

Why study in Lyon?

Many degree programs to choose from

Systematically ranked among the Top 5 best French cities for students, Lyon possesses many appealing assets that attract students from all over the world.

The city offers a broad range of degree programs, with countless specializations. In particular, you will find many highly regarded programs in business, communication, journalism, and computer science. In short, anything is possible when you decide to study in Lyon!

International recognition of degrees

Well-known internationally, Lyon is a major academic center and home to many prestigious universities. In terms of quality higher education, Lyon is ranked among the best cities in France and abroad. Studying in Lyon in a perfect choice to obtain a degree which will be recognized in France and around the world. It’s no surprise then that the city is home today to some 160,000 students.

Professional opportunities to seize

In addition to the many degree programs to choose from that will allow you to study whatever subject you're interested in, Lyon also offers a very exciting student life experience. The city is a major European economic center that provides many professional opportunities after graduation.

Lyon allows students to take advantage of many excellent job opportunities once they have finished their education. As the country's second largest economic center, Lyon is home to 110,000 public and private organizations as well as to roughly 900 corporate and administration headquarters, according to the ADERLY development agency.

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Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Campus Lyon

All sectors of activity are present in Lyon, from local small businesses to large corporations located on the outskirts of the capital of the Gauls. Renault, Sanofi, and Bayer are just a few of the international brands to be found in the city. Lyon belongs to one of the richest metropolitan areas in Europe, with an unemployment rate well below the national average. Choosing to study in Lyon means choosing a vibrant city that is brimming with opportunities for internships, work-study placements, and employment.

Lyon - The perfect environment for your education

Included on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1998, Lyon is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cities in France. Located at the confluence of the Rhône and Saone rivers, the city is home to not only an incredible architectural, artistic, and cultural heritage but also many parks and recreation areas, including the famous "Parc de la Tête d'or".

Situated between the Fourvière hill and the slopes of the Croix Rousse, the center of the town, known as the "Presqu’île", or Peninsula, for its shape, is busy all year round thanks to its many shops, bars, and restaurants.  Lively, attractive, and vibrant are definitely adjectives describe Lyon. If you feel like taking a weekend-trip away from the bustling city, you can also easily take off for Annecy, Chambéry, or even Puy-en-Velay!

Surrounding Lyon, you will find grassy plains, snowy mountains, shady paths, and crystal-clear lakes. Studying in Lyon also means being able to recharge your batteries during fun-filled weekends.

Lyon: Cultural breeding ground

With more than 2 million inhabitants, Lyon is full of life day and night, all year round, with something for everyone. Fans of nature can take advantage of the many beautiful parks and recreation areas, whereas more athletic types can run and ride along the banks of the Rhône and Saone rivers. As for the foodies, they will be heading for the local restaurants in Lyon, called "Bouchons", to try all the city's traditional dishes.

As the gastronomy capital of the world, Lyon is also an eclectic city where events and entertainment abound, setting the pace of daily life. Shows, the annual Light Festival, and concerts are all events centered on meeting and sharing experiences with others. If you happen to enjoy art and history, you can also explore Lyon's many museums and galleries. Be sure not to miss the Confluence museum dedicated to anthropology and natural history. Studying in Lyon will not only provide you with unique professional opportunities, but also with a vibrant and enriching cultural life!

Our Schools in Lyon

Formal education / Core programs of study

Human Resources School 

IGS-RH - Human Resources School

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ESAM - Management
and Corporate Finance 

ESAM - Management and Corporate Finance

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ISCPA - Journalism,
Communication and Production School

ISCPA - Journalism, Communication and Production School

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Real Estate School

IMSI Real Estate School

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IMIS - Healthcare Industry
Management Institute

IMIS - Healthcare Industry Management Institute

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IT School

IPI - IT School

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Continuing education

Groupe IGS Formation Continue

Groupe IGS formation continue

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Your contact in Lyon

47, rue du Sergent Michel Berthet - 69009 Lyon

Groupe IGS Lyon Communication Department 
Adeline Cavagna
Phone : +33 (0)4 72 85 17 33
Mail : acavagna@groupe-igs.fr