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Program Information:
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  Location   Lyon, France
  Autumn Semester / Academic Year
  Spring Semester
  Credits   20-28 UW credits per semester
  Eligibility   Junior standing or above by time of  
  departure; min. 3.0 GPA
  Language   French 103
  Adviser   Mike Renes |
  Jan. 15 (Autumn Semester and Academic Year)
  Spring Semester priority deadline
  May 15 (Spring Semester)
  General   There are a range of course options
  dependent on the student's language level.
  Beyond the variety of academic programming,
  Lyon is the center of France's world renown
  gourmet cuisine, and a historical city in its
  own right. It is also centrally located within
  France and Europe.
  Where You Will Study
  Expenses, Financial Aid, & Scholarships
  Application Process
  Program Evaluations
  Visas This country is part of the Schengen area. Please click here to learn more about important rules and restrictions for foreign visitors to this area.

This university also offers a summer school option. For more information, visit University Jean Moulin Summer School.

Where You Will Study

The University of Lyon 3 - Jean Moulin is a French public university with over 20,000 students. The university has three campuses in the city of Lyon, with the majority of students at "Les Quais" in the city center along the Rhone River. Like Paris and Marseilles, Lyon is divided into municipal Arrondissements. Lyon is an ancient city founded by the Romans in 43 BC, and is France's second largest metropolitan area after Paris. The city has excellent public transportation.



Students in Lyon have two study options: the University Jean Moulin's SELF Program (Study in English, Lyon, France) which provides the opportunity to study in France without beginning, intermediate, or advanced French language skills. The courses that students select will depend on their level of language.

The SELF program combines French language courses with courses from a wide variety of subjects (related to the fields of Business and Humanities) taught in English. During the first two weeks of the SELF program you will take intensive language courses while orienting yourself to the University and Lyon through pre-planned extra-curricular activities. In the following weeks you will begin your chosen academic curriculum.

If your knowledge of the French language is more advanced, you also have the option of choosing from DEUF program, or regular university courses where you will be immersed with French students. It is also possible to do a combination of both DEUF and SELF programs.

You can begin your search for courses right here:

Jean Moulin course information

If you’re looking for a record of how courses from this institution have been transferred in the past, visit the credit equivalency database to help you determine what foreign courses might satisfy your academic needs here at the UW.

For more information on how these courses will appear on your UW transcript, please visit: credits for exchanges



Students have the option of being housed in university or private accommodations. The international office in Lyon can provide assistance with securing housing for the semester or year.


Program Expenses, Financial Aid & Scholarships

As a participant of a university exchange, you pay an exchange fee equivalent to UW tuition (1.5 quarters of UW tuition for semester-long exchanges, and 3 quarters of UW tuition for academic year exchanges). Exchange fees are determined by UW residency status: in-state students pay an exchange fee equivalent to in-state tuition, and out-of-state students pay an exchange fee equivalent to out-of-state tuition. The exchange fee and IPE administrative fee are charged to your UW account and due by the UW tuition deadline for your term(s) of study abroad. You should also budget for additional expenses such as international airfare & transportation, books & course materials, visa & passport fees, study abroad insurance and personal expenses.

For the total estimated costs of this particular program, you may request a budget by filling out a Budget Request Form.

For more information about budgeting, financial aid, and scholarships for study abroad visit our page on  Finances.


Application Process

To apply for this exchange, click the "Apply Now" button and follow the prompts to create an application. After you create your application, click on each of the links on your study abroad application homepage and complete the remaining application requirements: questionnaires, material submissions, and electronic signature documents.

University exchanges may also require completion of a secondary application specific to the host institution. Instructions about this process will be provided to you by your study abroad adviser following your selection for the exchange.

See Applications and Recommendations for additional information about the application process and tips for recommendations.

See Withdrawal for UW program withdrawal policies.


Program Evaluations

After participating in a UW Study Abroad program, students are asked to complete a Program Evaluation Report detailing their experiences abroad and giving advice for future students. These reports cover all aspects of a student's time abroad, including orientation, academics, housing, finances, and cultural differences. 

To see past students' evaluations for the University Jean Moulin Direct Exchange program, click on the link below.

University Jean Moulin Exchange.pdf

Note: student names and contact information have been crossed off for confidentiality reasons. If you would like to get in contact with a previous participant of this program, please inquire at the Study Abroad Office or email