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Beaujolais visit : 2017 vintage !

Posted on 11/08/2017 - Actualité

40 lucky scientists and their partner discovered the Beaujolais region this Monday 6 November with espace Ulys! We have been warmly welcomed by the wine grower David and Nathalie, the owner of the family business, Le Domaine de la Combe au Loup in Chiroubles! Sébastien Dreville, our favourite …

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! …

2017 foreign post-doc award

Posted on 04/19/2017 - Actualité

The Association des Amis de l'Université de Lyon (AAUL), together with the Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes , awards every year a 3,000€ prize to a foreign post-doc who has been working in a laboratory of Université de Lyon for at least 6 months. The deadline to submit your application to the AAUL is 15 …

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 …

Happy holidays!

Posted on 12/26/2016 - Actualité

Our office will open in January 3rd 2017! Happy Holidays!

Christmas Family Celebration !

Posted on 11/30/2016 - Actualité

Espace Ulys organises an exceptional event to celebrate Christmas Holidays, on December 14th from 4pm! For the first time, we organize an event especially dedicated to kids. Meet us at La Maison de Guignol to share a special moment with your children in a convivial place! The programme: a sweet …

Counselling/talk "Adjusting to life in Lyon" with a psychologist - November 23rd and December 7th, from 9.30 to 12.30

Posted on 11/14/2016 - Actualité

Homesickness, administrative challenges, cultural gaps… coming to France might be challenging. Let’s talk about it! Espace Ulys invites Emmanuelle Niollet-Metcalfe, a professional psychologist for 2 sessions of counselling/talk about expatriation and adjustment to a new culture . The sessions will …

New activities for the integration of spouses

Posted on 11/08/2016 - Actualité

Espace Ulys is developing its support to the spouses and partners of international scientists: Life in expatriation can be quite challenging. Espace Ulys is offering new activities dedicated to scientists' spouses and partners to help them better integrate in their new life in Lyon. As part of this …


Posted on 10/21/2016 - Actualité

Espace Ulys wants to create a library for a book swap between scientists! : Come to say hi!* during our office hours, leave a book you have enjoyed and take another one. You can leave a book, or a magazine; for all ages and languages, they are all welcomed. We will keep you updated about the …