Key figures

Summing up CPE Lyon

1 school of engineering, 2 specialities, 3 diplomas


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1 integrated preparatory class, 1 Lifelong Learning Centre

  • 1200 students on engineer courses
  • 450 students in integrated preparatory classes
  • 320 diplomas per year
  • 3000 continuing education students 


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A high standard of research

500 publications per year
16 patents per year
210 scientifical and technical contracts


It’s also:

  • 24,000 m² for teaching and research
  • 6 laboratories associated with CNRS and / or UCB Lyon 1 split into 4 departments
  • 500 lecturers / researchers including 260 PhD students per year
  • 75 theses per year


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Highly international

  • 90 partner universities in 25 countries
  • 2/3 of students spend at least one year abroad during their course
  • 2 obligatory languages
  • 17% of CPE Lyon engineers start their working life abroad


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Close links with enterprises

900 partner enterprises
70 % of students abroad
300 inter and intra-enterprise courses
  • A network of 7,500 former students
  • 90% of students choose to spend a year in the workplace
  • Lifelong Learning Centre: 300 inter and intra-enterprise courses per year


Read more about CPE Lyon and entreprises (link to CPE Lyon website)