Université Lumière - Lyon II is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Lyon, France.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I: September – January
Semester II: January - June

Requirements

Language requirement: a minimum language level of B1 (CEFR) in English is required.
The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

The Université Lumière Lyon 2 is a French-speaking institution. At this time, they do not require any official certificate of French level for exchange students, however incoming exchange students must be sufficiently proficient in French to be able to follow classes and complete coursework. Very few courses are offered in English.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Agreements for Arts and Humanities and Music and Performing arts.

Exchange students are free to choose each class they want from any regular undergraduate programme (L1 to L3) and first-year master’s programme classes (M1). Students may not enrol in professionalizing undergraduate programme classes (L2 & L3 pro), university technical degree programme classes (DUT), in second year master’s classes (M2) or in DU programme classes.

Courses at Master’s level

Yes

Language of instruction

French

Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month
Credits

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

Arts and Humanities: 3 places per year
Music and Performing: 3 places per year

Additional information

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046

internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.

Staff

Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)