• Welcome in Lyon

    Hello international student !

    ESN CosmoLyon is here to help you discover the city and make new friends with the CosmoFamily project !

  • About ESN CosmoLyon


    ESN CosmoLyon

    Welcoming international students since 2003

    ESN CosmoLyon was created in 2003 (with the name Cosmopolitan Lyon Club), the association welcomes students from all campuses with more than 70 events per year ! The association is based at the Maison des Étudiants (Lyon 7), where it holds its meetings, but you can meet its team in the corridors of all universities and schools.

  • Member of Erasmus Student Network

    #THISisESN #ESNfrenchtouch

    The ESN network in Lyon

    "Students helping students"

    The ESN network (Erasmus Student Network) is an European network gathering associations of young people welcoming young people, initiated with the support of the European Commission in 1989. This network has been present in Lyon since 2006 with membership in the network of the association ESN CosmoLyon. The network is present in more than 40 countries, mainly in Europe, and help associations welcoming young people during international studies.


    More information on esnlyon.org

  • What's a CosmoFamily ?

    You are new in Lyon ? You want to discover the city, the culture, and to meet new friends ? Lucky you, ESN CosmoLyon's volunteers prepared you some challenges to do during your stay !


    You will join a "CosmoFamily" with 1 or 2 French people and other international students : an easy way to meet other people !

    Photo challenges !

    You're a fan of Instagram ? We'll send some challenges to your team that'll make you discover Lyon !

    Activities !

    Discover Lyon, win a game, be the first team to organize an international dinner, launch a clean walk... we'll send you challenges that'll make you spend a good time with your CosmoFamily !

    And more !

    Contests and tournaments will allows your CosmoFamily to win some awards and prizes ! Are you ready ?

  • Join a CosmoFamily

    You only have to fill a quick form with basic information and our team will dispatch you randomly in a CosmoFamily. You'll get the information by email soon !

  • Get in touch with your CosmoFamily

    How to meet them ?

    With our volunteers

    Each CosmoFamily will be animated by ESN CosmoLyon's volunteers !

    By facebook

    To easily meet your CosmoFamily, you can look for them on our facebook group.

    By "LEO"

    To easily meet your CosmoFamily, you can look for them on our Discord Server "Lyon Erasmus Online".

  • Contact our team

    Any questions ? Any problems ?