Coronavirus - Covid-19: Distance learning

Coronavirus - Covid-19: Distance learning

Thu, 26/03/2020

  • Updated 22 January 2021 : Face-to-face teaching is gradually being resumed within the framework of ministerial instructions and compliance with the health protocol.
  • Updated 19 November 2020: On-site work rooms for ENS de Lyon students.

If you are a teacher

You can teach your course online at ENS de Lyon, with the BigBluebutton virtual class tool.

To use the tool, check out the guide for distance courses (in French).
In this guide you will find information on how your classroom space, traditional tools (how to deposit documents, setting up a practice test, forum, chat, autonomous work ...) and advice on virtual classes.

If you have any question, send it exclusively to assistance.portail.etudes [at]

If you're a student

  • Check your email inboxes

Your teachers will contact you to give you access to your distance learning programs.

  • On-site work rooms

ENS de Lyon students who wish to study on site can work in rooms on the Monod and Descartes campuses. These rooms are accessible via a seat reservation system. The application is available from the study portal (access upon authentication).

165 places are available, over 3 time slots: 8am-11.30am, 11.30am-3pm, 3pm-7pm. For each of the study rooms, a gauge is indicated which takes into account the capacity of the room and the physical distance between the tables. In these rooms, it is imperative to respect the sanitary instructions, in particular the wearing of a mask, disinfectant wipes are provided.

Descartes site, building D2: 
D2 002 (30 seats)
D2 003 (10 seats)
D2 017 (11 seats)
D2 018 (28 seats)
D2 019 (10 seats)
D2 020 (30 seats)

Monod site, GN1 South building:
Room 115 (14 seats)
Room116 (14 seats)
Room 117 (18 seats)