A multidisciplinary institution unique in France
Founded in 1875, the Université Catholique de Lille is a multidisciplinary institution unique in France. From its very beginnings, what is now France’s largest private, not-for-profit university has distinguished itself within the fields of higher education, research, and health, through its commitment to mutual care as a central value. The institution both supports and is supported by the local region and community, and is open to diversity, and to the world.
217 degree programs
15units and research institutes
More than 5,476 international students on our campus in 2018-19 !
- 03 June 2019ESP 2019
The 1st session of the 2019 European Summer Program welcomed 98 international students to the University for the months of May and June.
These international students come from countries such as : Canada, China, India, Mexico, the United States, Hong-Kong, and the Phillippines. The staff at ESP welcomed the students at Gare Lille Europe on May 27th and took them to their residences. At the University, they spend their mornings in French Language and Project Management classes along with spending their afternoons in classes or touring museums and the city itself.
The European Summer Program has been running for the past 19 years with students from all around the world and is a great way to experience French culture.
- 28 January 2019
The University welcomes 44 Koreans and Australian students on its campus for the 1st 2019 session of the LILLE Short Term Program. Korean students, from Inha University, will attend an English curriculum. Australian students, from Queensland University of Techonoly and The University of Melbourne, will focus on Australia's role during WW1 through the lens of history and art (pictures, movies, paintings...). Students will also discover and experience French culture thanks to local and regional tours.
Since its launch in 2016, the STP has welcomed more than 130 students from 4 countries. The program achieves a 100% satisfaction rate thanks to its personalized, all included service.
More information on our LILLE Programs
- 22 November 2018
Pierre Giorgini, Président-recteur de l’Université Catholique de Lille, a reçu le 12 novembre 2018 le Prix spécial de la section Économie politique, Statistique et Finances de l’Académie des sciences morales et politiques, sous la Coupole du Palais de l'Institut de France. Celui-ci lui est attribué pour son ouvrage La Tentation d’Eugénie. L’humanité face à son destin, Montrouge (Bayard), 2018. Ce prix, le Président-recteur de l’Université le considère comme la reconnaissance de son travail de réflexion, mais aussi comme le témoignage de l’environnement stimulant que constitue l’université qu’il préside.
- 12 November 2018
Lundi 19 novembre, l’Université Catholique de Lille accueille le Professeur Mohammad Yunus, Prix Nobel de la Paix 2006, fondateur de la Grameen Bank et pionnier du social business, pour une journée exceptionnelle d’échanges avec les étudiants et les chercheurs sur la dynamique du social business.