Jean Monnet University


Jean Monnet University (JMU) is a member of the Universities Community of Lyon Saint-Étienne, an academic site of excellence ranking as the 2nd largest research and training centre in France with nearly 150,000 students.

It stands out as an institution of higher education and essential research in the Lyon Saint-Étienne metropolitan area thanks to its emphasis on partnerships with the higher education institutions of Saint-Étienne and Lyon, the City and the Metropolitan Area, and also with businesses.

A multidisciplinary university offering health courses, UJM is present throughout the city of Saint-Étienne: with its 20,000 students, Jean Monnet University supplies young talent and excellence to its 5 campuses and the local area.

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International partnerships

JMU also shines internationally. Its attractiveness lies in a course offering in line with its economic, cultural and social ecosystem and open to the world, with quality classes taught in English, and distance learning courses abroad using digital technology.

With more than 400 international cooperation agreements, UJM promotes openness and knowledge-sharing with a network of partners throughout the world.

Jean Monnet University is a member of Transform4Europe (T4EU).