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Renown, innovation, excellence, diversity, openness :
the entire richness and distinctiveness of the INSA model.

Renown: conveying and promoting INSA’s footprint

INSA is currently regarded as the no. 1 st post-baccalaureate engineering school in France. It is increasingly attractive and the employment rate of its graduates is excellent, despite the difficult economic environment. As well as maintaining its level of excellence within France, INSA aims to ensure that the establishment shines through on the European and international stage to attract talent and businesses.

Renown

[rɪˈnaʊn], noun

The condition of being
known or talked about
by many people.

The added value
of a brand
1957
1
st
French engineering
school

in the 2015
Shanghai ranking in
« engineering, technology and IT »

4
th
French engineering
school

in the QS 2015
general ranking

82 000
2 700
INSA engineers
graduate each year
300
INSA doctors
graduate each year

Innovation: positioning INSA as a European pioneer

Innovation goes hand-in-hand with reassessment. Questioning the INSA model – which is the school’s strength – by adapting it to the reality of an ever-changing society. Following the example of major European universities, and because technology is not simply limited to engineering sciences, there is a critical need to combine engineering with related disciplines to teach creativity and convey the complexity of the business world to our students. So that the INSA model continues to play a pioneering role in training tomorrow’s innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders, but also in research and its transfer to industry and society.

Innovation

[inə’vei∫n], noun

The process of introducing something new in terms of usage, customs, beliefs or scientific systems.

1
  • Energy for Sustainable Development
  • Environment: Natural, Industrial and Urban Environments
  • Information and the Digital Society
  • General Health and Bioengineering
  • Transport: Structures, Infrastructures and Mobility
INSA Valor
Over
1000
Industrial
contracts
Over
100
registered
patents
Over
70
Start-ups
created
23
Research
laboratories
770
research
and researchers

Excellence: ensuring the sustainability of the INSA model

Given the changes in society and the recruitment expectations in the business world, it was crucial for INSA to reinvent itself to ensure the sustainability of its model. This applies throughout the training process. INSA offers a progressive 5-year training program with 100% international mobility, 9 training specialties (in particular with the consolidation of a Europe-wide Mechanical Engineering center) and 8 doctoral specialties, which attest to the importance of research at INSA Lyon.

Excellence

[εksələns], noun

The surpassing quality or value of someone or something.

The ability to showcase your talent.
1,
3
Months
The average time it takes for
INSA engineers to find employment

Stable employability
over the past 5 years

1
Training
model
of 5 years
9
  • Biosciences
  • Civil Engineering and Urban Planning
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy and Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Telecommunications, Services and Uses
4
  • 11 Specialized master’s degrees
  • 1 Entrepreneurial engineering course
  • 8 Doctoral schools

Diversity: cultivating the INSA model

INSA Lyon is based on a humanist model that is open to all differences, of origin, culture, social environment ... Positioned from its inception as a pillar of its model, the school considers diversity as a major opportunity to " Enrich courses, know-how and know-how; It is also a driver of performance and innovation. Because the INSA cultivates diversity and integrates it in all forms of knowledge, techniques and cultures, the school trains responsible women and men, actors in the development of the society of tomorrow

Diversity

[daɪˈvɜːrsəti], noun

The acceptance into a group of people of different ages and genders from diverse geographical and sociocultural backgrounds.

A model open to all differences.
42%
female students enrolled in the first cycle in September 2015
33%
33%
Over
100
Nationalities
represented
67
Disabled students
supported by a dedicated department
120
Students with
apprenticeship status

Opening: opening INSA, its staff and its students to the world

INSA is open to the world around it and encourages international mobility for all. First of all for students, by introducing a mandatory study period abroad as part of their training. Then for staff, by encouraging teachers, researchers and administrative or technical staff to go to foreign universities. There’s nothing like being immersed in an unknown environment to help

Openness

[oʊpənnəs], noun

The ability to accept different points of view.

The art of having an open mind.
130
4
arts
courses
1
Arts-studies
degree
1
High-performance sports
section (SSHN)
4
International
sections
2

Campuses

Lyon Tech la Doua
in Chemical Valley
et Oyonnax
in Plastics Valley