Last updated on 08 févr. 2022
The CIEF Events Department helps you discover the cultural, sporting and leisure offerings of the Lumière Lyon 2 University and the City of Lyon.
Culture and leisure
  • Do not miss any cultural event with the cultural agenda of the Lumière Lyon 2 University and that of the City of Lyon.
  • Want to go to the theatre, the Opera or visit a museum? Discount cards for students!
    - The Pass Culture consists of 3 shows and 1 cinema screening of your choice, in more than 100 cultural venues in the greater Lyon area. Enjoy it !
    - The Culture Card of the City of Lyon gives access, for one year, to the temporary and permanent exhibitions of the 6 municipal museums and to all the services of the Municipal Library of Lyon. This Card also allows you to benefit from reductions on a selection of shows and cinema screenings. Do you want to visit only the museums? You can also get a Museums Card !
  • Do you want to know more about the student initiatives of the Universities of Lyon (associations, festivals, solidarity ...)?
    You will find all the information on the Lyon Campus and Student Welcome Desk websites.
  • And finally... to prepare your outings and evenings in Lyon (cinemas, concerts, restaurants) you can consult the free weekly Le Petit Bulletin:
Health and Wellbeing

The CIEF wishes to support you in the best possible way during your stay and your studies in France. This is why the Cief offers you free well-being activities like meditation, sculpture, cooking workshops...

Any questions about your health ?
The University Health Service is at your disposal! You can contact the SSU team by email at indicating the subject of your request and providing a phone number so that they can reach you. Find out more


The Lumière Lyon 2 University supports you in your sports activities. Many activities (group lessons or independent activities) are accessible to all students on both campuses (Berges du Rhône and Porte des Alpes): once you have received your final schedule, you can register for the sport of your choice (please note that places are limited).

Find all of the University sports activities on the University website.

The City of Lyon provides equipment (swimming pools, ice rinks, etc.) and offers sporting events throughout the year (Run in Lyon, Tout l'monde dehors, etc.). Discover all the activities on the City's website.