DeSales University students have the opportunity to study abroad in Lyon, France through a partnership with the Catholic University of Lyon. The university was founded in 1875 and combines respect for Christian heritage with a spirit of openness. With its location at the heart of a regional capital, its close ties to business and strong international links, it seeks to promote academic excellence, creativity and integrity.
Lyon's rich cultural heritage reflects the
various eras of the city's development,
from ancient times to the Renaissance
era up to modern age.
Cultural life in Lyon is vibrant. The city
hosts international events, such as the
biannual Festivals of Dance and
Contemporary Art and the annual
Festival of Lights that takes place on
December 8. These major cultural
events are open to the city and its
inhabitants. The city also has an
impressive cultural infrastructure, with
30 or so museums, 15 libraries, a
plethora of theatres and the Maison de
la Danse, an innovative dance theatre.
For more information please visit www.univ-catholyon.fr