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French and Chinese New Institute of Lyon

Nouvel Institut Francochinois de Lyon © Christophe Mainguy
Nouvel Institut Francochinois de Lyon © Muriel Chaulet -Ville de Lyon
Nouvel Institut Francochinois de Lyon © Muriel Chaulet -Ville de Lyon
Nouvel Institut Francochinois de Lyon © Christophe Mainguy
Nouvel Institut Francochinois de Lyon © NIFC
Nouvel Institut Francochinois de Lyon © NIFC
Nouvel Institut Francochinois de Lyon © NIFC
Nouvel Institut Francochinois de Lyon © Muriel Chaulet -Ville de Lyon
Based in Lyon in 1921, the Franco-Chinese Institute was the first Chinese university outside China. Symbol of Sino-Lyonnaise relationship, the New Franco-Chinese Institute is today an exchange platform for the promotion of heritage and Chinese culture.
From 1921 to 1946, 473 students learned talents in different domains, and upon their return home, they contributed to the construction of chinese society. Included are Dai Wangshu, Yu Binglie, Zheng Dazhang, among many more. Permanent exhibition showcases these talents and what they achieved upon their return to China. The Institute aims to be a platform for multidisciplinary exchanges to promote both the history and Chinese culture.

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Fort Saint Irénée 2 rue Soeur Bouvier 69005 Lyon 5ème

Tel. : 04 81 65 84 60

Rates

Adult: 5 €. Group adults: 2.50 €
Free entry for children < 12 years, the students.

Opening times

Open from Tue. to Sat.: 10 am-6 pm. Closed on bank hols.

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