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Université Jean Moulin Lyon III
|Motto||Ad summum in omnibus pro omnibus1 (Latin)|
|Established||1973 – following the division of the University of Lyon|
|Affiliations||University of Lyon|
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The Jean Moulin University Lyon 3 (French: Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3), also known as Lyon 3, is a multidisciplinary public university in Lyon, France, based in Law, Humanities and social sciences. It is under the purview of the Academy of Lyon. A total of 29,000 students study there for undergraduate and posgraduate degrees. It has three campuses in Lyon. The university is a member of the University of Lyon, the Coimbra Group and the European University Association (EUA).
University Lyon 3 was established in the early 1970s (26 July 1973), a division of teachers following the events of May 68 that rocked the academic world. There are also departments of geography-planning, the engineer of the countryside in Annecy and history, and a faculty of philosophy with more than 90 doctoral students. All three public universities in Lyon (Lyon 1, Lyon 2, Lyon 3) are derivative of the former University of Lyon established in 1896.
The university has steadily expanded its international relations and has relations with universities in various countries.
Because of past extreme-right tendencies of some of its staff, the university was accused in the 1980s and 1990s of complacency with regard anti-Semitic and racist elements. The Report on racism and Holocaust denial at the University Jean Moulin-Lyon 3, prepared under the direction of Henry Rousso at the request of the Minister of Education and released in October 2004, showed that the number of teachers involved was limited.
The university is located on three different campuses: the first one, called "Les Quais", is by the Rhône (river), the second, called "Manufacture des Tabacs" in the SE part of Lyon, and the last one in Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain department).
The Lyon Law School, was created by decree issued on 29 October 1875, by Marshal Mac Mahon, was inaugurated by French President Felix Faure on 1 May 1896. The Faculty of Law of Lyon celebrates 130 years, largest centre for law students from the city of Lyon, it has all the legal training of the first year Degree tray until 8 (or more). The Lyon Law school enjoys a national and international reputation of distinction. In the latest edition of the Gourman Report (6th ed, 1993), it was ranked 1st among France's provincial universities, and 5th among European universities, behind Paris, Oxford, Cambridge and Heidelberg.
The Law School has always been in touch with foreign legal systems. Before the First World War, the Lyon Law School founded the Law school of Beirut, in Lebanon. These two cities, Lyon and Beirut, were both on one of Silk Roads, which started in China and ended in Lyon ; intellectual, artistic and industrial interests converged. The Institute of Comparative Law was created by Édouard Lambert in 1920, and now bears his name. Just before he passed away, this great comparative law specialist wrote the Egyptian Civil Code, which is still in effect today and has hardly been amended. Cambodia was also the scene of the development of the Lyon Law School, before the Vietnam War. Quite frequently, the Dean of the Lyon Law School had previously been or was to become a Dean in Beirut or Phnom Penh.
The law school is known for research of history of law and family law. It is also famous in the field of Business Law, thanks to its master's degree in Business and Tax law , coupled with the most famous degree in the field of business Law in France: DJCE (DJCE stands for "Diplôme de Juriste Conseil en Entreprise" or Corporate Jurist Diploma in English). The Faculty of law also proposes the preparation of master 2 business and financial engineering ranked 7th, Master 2 audiovisual & media law ranked 4th among the best master's degrees by SMBG 2015.
The Law faculty also includes the department of political science : international relations (international security, diplomacy, francophone studies) propose the preparation of master 2 international relations ranked 5th among the best master's degrees in international security and defense by SMBG ranking 2015.
The Law School has a double diploma programme with the University of Essex in the United Kingdom (British LL.B and French Master 1), which allows students to access regulated professions in both countries.
The professorial staff of the Faculty of Philosophy of Lyon 3 includes, or has included :
The IAE, standing for Institut d'Administration des Entreprises (Institute of business administration), is the school of business of the Jean Moulin University Lyon 3. Also known as the IAE of Lyon, its main campus is located in the historical complex of the "Manufacture des Tabacs" in the heart of Lyon, France.
Founded in 1956 the IAE of Lyon has 6300 students in 2007 (including 2000 in postgraduate studies), accounting for more than 28% of the 22,300 students at Lyon 3 University.
In addition to the 150 some professors at the IAE, 400 executives from private, external companies contribute to the education.
The various courses offered include four bachelor's degrees (Licence), eight professional bachelor's degrees (Licence professionnelles), nine master's degrees (with 40 specializations) and preparatory courses for the chartered accountants examination.
The IAE of Lyon is one of the top French institutions for research and training in management. The school is highly internationalized and has an alumni network of 30,000 former students throughout the world.
It offers courses in French literature and the Classics. The faculty also in includes departments of history, geography, and media and communication.
The Faculty of Languages of Lyon 3 includes studies in foreign languages and civilizations (the LCE), learning of foreign literatures, cultures, history of languages.
There is also the opportunity to study applied foreign languages.
(*prior the division of the University of Lyon).
(*prior the division of the University of Lyon).
The biggest school in terms of number of students is the Faculty of Law (10,460), the Business School (IAE) with (8,578). Then comes, the Faculty of Languages (4851) and the Faculty of Arts (13%). Other students attend the Faculty of Philosophy, or programmes such as professional short-term degree. [2005 figures]