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Key figures

450 researchers in 21 research teams including:

1 Fields medalist

4 members of the French Academy of Sciences

5 ongoing European Research Council individual (ERC) grants

5 invited speakers at the International Congresses of Mathematicians ICM2014 and ICM2018

5 members of the Institut Universitaire de France, which distinguishes each year a small number of university professors for the excellence of their research


Budget allocation by project
Budget allocation by project

4 locations

  • Campus LyonTech-La Doua (Villeurbanne)
  • Campus Gerland (Lyon 7ème)
  • Campus of Ecully
  • Campus of Saint-Etienne


Between 2010 and 2020 :

  • 50 invited researchers for a total of more than 73 months of invitation
  • 34 postdoctoral contracts
  • 4 doctorates honoris causa
  • 126 scientific conferences and international events
  • 15 months or organized thematic quarters and two to come


  • 40 doctoral fellowships
  • 38 years of scholarships of excellence

2 training programs created :

  1. 2nd year Master's degree "Mathematics in Action: From Concept to Innovation"
  2. In-depth Mathematics Course in 3rd Year's Degree


  • 200 classes per year invited in the House of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • 150 classes benefit from MathαLyon activities per year, representing nearly 5,500 students from primary to secondary school.
  • 10 partner associations of the House of Mathematics and Computer Science