Higher Education Institution Agronomy, food, environment


The buildings and laboratories are modern and well-equipped, and we students have access to a rich documentation at the library.


Victoria Ximena Mexican exchange student


Situated at the heart of Lyon Biopôle (an international gathering of life sciences), ISARA-Lyon has been established since 2007 on the AGRAPOLE site, which includes over 50 professional organizations in the agricultural and food sectors.

Located in the Gerland district, ISARA-Lyon is :

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  • 5-minute walk from Gerland Park
  • 15 minutes from the city centre (with the metro)
  • 1h55 from Paris and 1h40 from Marseille (with the TGV High Speed Train)
  • Close to the Alps and the Mediterrranean Coast, the ski resorts and the sea


With its 11,500 m2 of premises, ISARA-Lyon has :

  • 2,500 m2 of laboratoires equipped with high tech equipments, at the disposal of students and professionals
  • A food production line of 600 m2
  • A library


Key facts  

  • Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport is connected to 112 European metropoles and French cities
  • Rhone-Alps Province ranks 1st in France for international company establishment, Lyon hosts 900 foreign-controlled companies


Emilien PAX

International Relations Department

+33 - (0)4 27 85 85 89