From nursery school to higher education, Lyon features a number of schools with international curricula for foreign, dual-citizenship and bilingual children.

Education with an international outlook in Lyon

  • Key Figures
  • 6,000  pupils of all ages are educated ins schools with international curricula
  • 3 private bilingual nurseries
  • 8 bilingual and 1 trilingual nursery school
  • 9 private and 1 public primary school
  • 22 junior schools and secondary schools with European sections
  • 5 private and 2 public international junior schools
  • 3 private and 2 public international secondary schools

Map of the Lyon area and its main international schools

In Lyon, you can study for the International Baccalaureate (IB), the German Abitur, the Spanish Baccalaureate or a French International or European-oriented Baccalaureate  .

Competitive Fees


Fees for international schools (in €, excluding additional costs)

tarif scolarité internationale

Source : Mercer Juillet 2012

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