Semester Exchange - Université Catholique de Lyon

Semester Exchange - Université Catholique de Lyon

The Catholic University of Lyon (UCLy) is a private university based in Lyon, France and a member of Unveristy of Lyon.

With its location at the heart of a regional capital and close ties to business and strong international links, UCLy is a great destination for study and French culture immersion.

Study Areas

Language and Literature, Law, Economics and Social Sciences, Science, Philosophy and Human Sciences.

Students in BA. International Studies (French Majors) are welcome to apply.


Lyon, France

Type of Program


Level of Study


Length of Program

5 months

Program Dates

First Semester: September - December
Second Semester: January - April

Language of Instruction


Travel Grant

$2,500 for INTS students

$1,000 for non-INTS students

GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)


Course Information

Course Catalogue


Lyon Housing

Exchange Student Website

Lyon Exchange Website

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (varies each program),
  • Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad,
  • Meet English and French language requirement for non-native speakers
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program,
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy.

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Payment Website.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their journey beyond their overseas program. Students will be covered throughout the duration of their exchange  program dates. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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The Catholic University of Lyon is known as the Catholic Institute of Lyon (Institut catholique de Lyon), is a private university based in Lyon, France and is a member of Unveristy of Lyon.

Area of study
Business; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

Full offers only

Macquarie, Undergraduate, catholique de lyon, Exchange, France, Accounting, Business, Management, Marketing, Human resources, Sciences

Travel Grant

AU$1000- $2500

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