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Overview

There are over 144,500 students living in Lyon, which is more than 10% of Lyon’s total population! With 4 universities and 54 institutes of higher education, the city offers endless high education opportunities.

Lyon is also a pole of attraction for foreign students; with about 15,000 international students coming to study in Lyon every year and about 700 exchange programs set up with foreign universities.

Along with your student ID card, you can obtain many advantages, including discounts in shops, reductions in transportation costs, and discounted to free access to museums.