École Centrale de Lyon

Ecole Centrale Lyon

École Centrale de Lyon is one of the top 10 engineering schools in France.

The training provided benefits from the research excellence of the six CNRS-accredited laboratories on its campuses. In a spirit of openness common to all the establishments of the Groupe des Ecoles Centrale, its very high level of teaching turned it into a school recognized at national and international level.

Ecole Centrale de Lyon

As a result, many companies and prestigious universities signed agreements with Centrale Lyon.

The school brings together more than 3000 students, 330 teachers-researchers and 290 administrative staff members on its campuses in Écully and Saint-Étienne.


  • TOP 10 : École Centrale de Lyon is one of the 10 best french engineering school
  • L'ÉTUDIANT engineering schools rankings 2022 : 9th position in the general ranking
  • LE FIGARO ÉTUDIANT 2022 : 9th position in the general ranking
  • TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION Impact Ranking 2022 : Overall ranking 401-600. Performance in industrial and infrastructure innovation and collaboration to support the SDGs.
  • SHANGHAI Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021 : Ranking 101-150 in the theme "mechanics" and ranking 76-100 in the theme "mathematics".
  • QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 : Increase of 63 places in the "engineering & technology" theme with a 136th place in "Mechanical, aeronautical & manufacturing".