ENS Lyon: Admissions, Rankings

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ENS Lyon is a small public university in the city of Lyon, France, which ranks among the top academic institutions in the country. The university believes in the importance of research in providing high-quality education. ENS Lyon also has a vast international network of universities, companies, and research institutions to encourage student and faculty mobility and participate in collaborative research projects. 

ENS Lyon Overview

  • Founded: 1880
  • Location: Lyon, France
  • Type: Public
  • Total Enrollment: 2,300 students
  • ENS Lyon Website

ENS Lyon Admissions

In this section, we will go over the admissions at ENS Lyon. To apply to ENS Lyon, it is essential that you follow the application procedure found in these pages:

English Language Requirements

Students studying at ENS Lyon in English medium should meet one of these English language requirements:

  • Minimum IELTS Score for Masters: 5.5
  • Minimum TOEFL Score for Masters: 65

French Language Requirements

If you wish to study at ENS Lyon in French, you should meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • Minimum DELF Score for Masters: B2
  • Language Requirements Pages

    If you are interested, take a look at these language requirements pages for more information on language requirements at ENS Lyon:

    Master's Tuition Fees

    The master's tuition fee at ENS Lyon is 243 Euros per year for domestic students and 243 Euros per year for international students.

    Tuition Fee Pages

    Here are the official tuition fee pages where we got the information from. Check out these pages for more information on tuition fee of ENS Lyon:


    Here are the world rankings of ENS Lyon from reputable ranking sources:

    • QS: #111 in the World
    • Times Higher Education: #301 in the World
    • USNews: #541 in the World

    Master's Courses

    Here are some of the Master's courses at ENS Lyon that are being offered:

    • Advanced Mathematics
    • Ancient History
    • Biosciences
    • Hispanic Studies
    • Migration Studies
    • Modern Literature
    • Spatial Humanities

    You can take a look at complete list of master's courses at ENS Lyon in the Master's Courses Page