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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 …

BOOK SWAP!

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 …

Information session - "French administrative procedures"

Posted on 08/31/2016 - Actualité

Espace Ulys launches a special information session dedicated to "French administrative procedures", on Wednesday 14th September, from 9.00am to 10.30am . This will help international scientists and their spouses to understand the procedures they have to undertake when they settle in Lyon. More …

Day trip to Annecy

Posted on 07/19/2016 - Actualité

Saturday 9 July, Espace Ulys organized a tour to Annecy for international scientists and their families. Between lake and mountains, guided tours and swimming, the 50 participants made the most of this beautiful and sunny day. Real success, this tour will certainly be reorganized and followed by …

Our PhD Buddies will do a city trek!

Posted on 05/12/2016 - Actualité

In 2014 Espace Ulys has implemented a PhD Buddy Programme in order to connect French and international PhD students. Being in the programme means that a French PhD student will accompany an international PhD student and will help him better integrate in the French cultural and social environment. …

French conversation for spouses

Posted on 05/12/2016 - Actualité

Espace Ulys launches a French conversation class for the international scientists' spouses. This initiative is born with the idea of better integrate international spouses in the French social and cultural environment. For this very first edition, we invite our participants to gather at Mama …

2016 income tax declaration

Posted on 04/21/2016 - Actualité

The tax declaration season has started in France! If you received an income in 2015 in France, you may have to declare it to the French tax administration. Unlike most other countries, in France income tax is not directly deducted from your salary. If you spent most of your time in France and …

WE TALK ABOUT SCIENTISTS FROM UNIVERSITE DE LYON : Peter MARKOV, postdoctoral researcher at LBBE.

Posted on 02/26/2016 - Actualité

Dr. Peter MARKOV , well-known by espace Ulys and postdoctoral Researcher Fellow at the Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Évolutive (LBBE) – Université Lyon 1 - gave a live commentary on the Zika virus outbreak in South and Central America for a talk show on one of the national TV networks in …

Decrypting French Cultural Codes, espace Ulys launches a new workshop

Posted on 02/10/2016 - Actualité

On May 18th, espace Ulys organizes a worshop for newcomers or those who want to learn and understand more about French Cultural Codes. The workshop will be organized in the premises of Université de Lyon, from 6:30pm to 8.30pm. Wim Vogelaere will give keys about intercultural gap and tips about …

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