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1 INSA Lyon

2 Understanding the French system
Scientific "Baccalauréat" A-Level IUT (2 y) Technician degree University (3-5-8 y) Bachelor (3 y) Master (5 y) PhD (8 y) Scientific prepa (2 y) INSA Lyon Grandes Ecoles (3y) Engineer Degree French Engineering "Grandes Ecoles" (University of Sciences & Technology) Very hard selection High scientific background + practical skills + human & management skills

3 INSA-Lyon: a school of excellence
Founded in 1957 by Capelle, Rector of the educational district of Lyon

4 INSA-Lyon: a school of excellence
Situated on the Doua Science and Technology park INSA Lyon is part of a nation wide network of 5 schools (Lyon, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg,Toulouse) which confers nearly 10% of all French engineering diplomas.

5 INSA-Lyon: a school of excellence
In 2001 INSA-Lyon celebrated its 40th graduation that is more than qualified engineering graduates from INSA.

6 INSA-Lyon: a school of excellence
In the year , INSA’s outstanding level of performance was acknowleged in 4 prestigious publications: - Voted top 5-year French engineering school by “L’Etudiant” magazine - Ranked in the top 10 French engineering schools by “Le Nouvel Economiste” magazine - Ranked 2nd among French engineering schools in terms of Research and Development turnover (more than 1,050 industrial contracts with a total turnover of more than 15.3 Million Euros) by the monthly “Industries et Technologies” magazine - Ranked 4th among Europe’s non-university institutions for the number of Socrates exchange programme by the National Socrates-Leonardo agency.

7 A 5-year programme INSA-Lyon trains highly qualified engineers over a period of five years (1st and 2nd cycles) and doctoral students in a 3rd cycle. • A multidisciplinary school Over 800 qualified engineers per year in 10 different specialised fields • Open to the professional world - In-company work placements throughout the course of study - Projects in partnership with industry - Extensive research activity

8 A 5-year programme • Multi-skilled training integrating Science, Technology, Art, Culture and Management - a Humanities Department - an “Engineer-Entrepreneur” section - Art Studies sections (music, dance, theatre, plastic arts) - A High-Level Sports section - Numerous student clubs and associations

9 Equivalent to a Masters
A 5-year programme 22 Doctoral programmes offered 5 specialised Master’s courses • Management of the Environment • Computer Science • Internet Engineering • Technical Director of Live Shows • Industrial Engineering PROFESSIONNAL LIFE PHD 5 Advanced Masters 1 Year post-graduate Course ENGINNEERING DEGREE Equivalent to a Masters 10 Specialized engineering fields • Bioengineering • Civil Engineering and Urban Development • Electrical Engineering • Energetics and Environmental Engineering • Mechanical Engineering -Manufacturing • Mechanical Engineering-Development • Materials Science Engineering • Industrial Engineering • Computer Science • Telecommunication 5 4 Entrance at Bachelor level foreign students 3 2nd CYCLE 3 YEAR Graduate Level 2 1 1st CYCLE 2 YEAR UNGRADUATE LEVEL INCLUDING 3 INTERNATIONAL SECTIONS ASINSA, EURINSA AND AMERINSA SCIENCE-BASED A ’-LEVELS

10 A dynamic international policy
• More than 180 partner universities throughout the world • Very high mobility rates for engineering students with 70% spending time abroad • Increasing numbers of foreign students on campus: - 72 different nationalities present - 21% of all students are foreign

11 A dynamic international policy
• International Sections: EURINSA, ASINSA, AMERINSA • Teaching available in 10 languages • Possibility of completing the 1st cycle in Germany or Spain • Specialist linguistic groups

12 A centre for research and socio-economic development
29 research laboratories - 575 research faculty and permanent researchers - 240 postgraduate students of which 94 are engineering students - 450 doctoral students - 130 theses defended each year publications and international correspondence

13 A centre for research and socio-economic development
INSAVALOR: a subsidiary encouraging industrial application of research (1,050 industrial contracts worth more than 15.3 Million Euros in turnover per year) and a centre for industry and innovation which works with 25 companies. October 2002 : INSA was ranked 2nd among French engineering schools in terms of Research and Development turnover by the monthly magazine ‘Industries et Technologies’.

14 A centre for research and socio-economic development
Technological research focused on engineering sciences: • Materials : Functional Materials, Structural Materials, Civil Engineering, Metals, Ceramics, Polymers • Mechanics : Solid Mechanics, Structural Mechanics, Tribology, Vibrations-acoustics • Energy and the Environment: Systems Security, Clean Working Practices, Waste Management and Purification, Thermic Energy, Urban Engineering, Management, Communication Engineering and Epistemology of Engineering Sciences • Science and Technology of Communication and Information: Electronic Components and Systems, Computer Science, Robotics, Micro and Nanotechnologies, Telecommunications, Data Processing • Biology and Health: Health Care Engineering, Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Interaction Biology, Bimolecular Synthesis, Ethics

15 Continuous training with INSACAST
INSACAST has forty years of expertise in running adult education courses. INSACAST trains 2,500 people per year through more than 350 programs. (Annual turnover is more than 3m euros). • INSACAST offers a wide variety of courses : • 300 short tailor-made internships. • 15 certified programs to meet the needs of industry. • 15 diploma courses according to demand. • These recognized courses cited above comprise : • Training INSA engineers (post DUT level), in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Civil and Urban Engineering. • Access to the engineering qualification DPI. • Masters’ courses specialized in Computing, Internet Engineering, Environment Management, Industrial Engineering and Performing Arts Management. • Specialized certificates. • As part of its range of courses, INSACAST also offers : • Distance-learning modules (including one master’s). • One-to-one coaching. • An approach to teaching based on engineering practice and pedagogical methods. • The possibility of running à la carte courses.

16 INSA-Lyon: all the facilities of a town on a campus
A tradition of quality and excellence focusing on: • Residence facilities - 3,200 beds/1,000,000 meals per year - 4 restaurant options - 80% of students from outside the Lyon area - 80% of accommodation facilities renovated with the help of the local housing office • Active student life: associations, sports and social clubs - A large students building run by the students union since 1997 which co-ordinates around 100 student clubs and associations - 2,500 students (60% of all participants) make use of these facilities

17 INSA-Lyon: all the facilities of a town on a campus
• Clubs by theme: • Student association highlights: • “The INSA 24 Hours”- a large cycle race attracting over 15,000 visitors • FORUM ORGANISATION – an exposition with the participation of over 200 companies • ETIC – a student-run company, regularly ranked first among junior companies at a national level • The Humanitarian carnival – a week of solidarity events

18 INSA-Lyon: all the facilities of a town on a campus
Sport: an integral part of the study programme - A highly active sports section, present in the majority of French university championship finals - A High-Level Sports-study section - Participation of INSA students in the Olympic Games • Well organised cultural activities encouraging strong links with the town and local area: - an active cultural service - Combined art-study sections: • Music/Science Studies • Dance/Science Studies • Theater/Science Studies • Plastic arts/Science Studies - "La Rotonde des Humanités" A cultural centre with 400 seats/20,000 spectators per year.

19 des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon
Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon 20, avenue Albert Einstein Villeurbanne cedex Tél. (+33) Fax : (+33) -

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