Welcome to Espace Ulys

Espace Ulys is first and foremost a convivial and ever attentive multilingual team dedicated to welcoming foreign scientists and their families to the Lyon-Saint-Étienne area. We provide day-to-day assistance for all measures and procedures relative to preparing your arrival and enjoying a pleasant, successful stay. We also organize regular get-togethers to facilitate your integration and help you settle in to your new life here in Lyon or Saint-Étienne.

To benefit from our free services, all you need to do is register in the EURAXESS France database dedicated to foreign scientists.
Register in the EURAXESS France data base now!

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High ropes course for Spouses & Partners

Posted on 10/27/2017 - Actualité

At one of the last beautiful days this fall, our spouses and partners of international scientists spent an exciting and sunny afternoon yesterday at the multi-activity park Lyon Fourvière of France Aventures. Right on top of Fourvière, in the middle of the city, seven different courses in height …

Students Welcome Desk (also for scientists!)

Posted on 09/07/2017 - Actualité

You just arrived in Lyon and need to validate your visa with OFII? You need to renew your residence permit? Visit the Students Welcome Desk from September 5th until October 27th , the OFII and Prefecture will welcome you in a friendly environment. Passeport talent visa holders are also welcome! …

Success for the IDEX project for Université de Lyon

Posted on 03/02/2017 - Actualité

Friday February 24th, Université de Lyon has been rewarded with the IDEX label. It is a great success for us. IDEX (excellence initiatives) is a funding programme launched by the state in 2010. It aims at promoting French excellence and competitiveness in higher education and research by providing …