INSA Lyon is committed to the new program Erasmus+ that aims to support actions in education, training, youth and sport for the 2014-2020 period.
INSA Lyon allocates each year internship and academic mobility grants to students:
- More than 300 in Europe
- 50 outside Europe
The "FIT Europe" project, Future IT Leaders for a Multicultural Digital Europe
In October 2019, INSA Lyon, together with the University of Passau (Germany), the University of Milan (Italy) and the University Politehnica in Bucarest (Romania) launched a project called "FIT Europe" supported by the European Union to train “Future IT Leaders for a Multicultural Digital Europe”.
The 1st seminar "Big data and its ethical implications" is scheduled in November 2020 at the University of Passau, with 5 Master students from each of the 4 partner universities to work together on the topic, during a week and in collaboration with industrial partners and IT experts: Irixys, Atos Germany, Engineering SpA, CITST, LyonFrenchTech.
The "PEP UP" project, PhDs Enhanced for Prospects Erasmus Plus
INSA Lyon took part in a Erasmus+ call for project in 2014 and led the PEP UP project until 2017. INSA Lyon developed strategic partnerships to raise PEP UP, with 7 european universities, 2 companies and 2 regions, regarding a common issue : promoting PhDs’ professional skills in order to improve their employability.
The major axis of the project was FIT For Industry : a one-week workshop for French and European PhDs. The first edition took place in Lyon in 2016 and the second in Turin in February 2017. After the PEP UP project, the workshop has been integrated to INSA Lyon doctoral training and PhD students can take advantage of it through 2 editions each year, in the Fall an in the Spring.