Student associations

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The ENS de Lyon proposes about twenty cultural, artistic, sports or civic associations and offers students the possibility, according to their desires, to cultivate or express themselves or to get involved in an associative project.

ASSET, your new best friend

logo AssetASSET, the school's international students' club, works hard to make sure you ease into your new life in Lyon in the best possible way. The club's activities include: an international dinner party, the "Tandem" language exchange program (practice your French around coffee), cultural outings, cooking classes, film projections...

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All clubs

Click on a club to find out more about its activities.

Logo Student club federationThe student club federation aims to pool resources (rooms, equipment, skills) and raise the profile of the ENS de Lyon and its clubs.

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ES logoMembers of the sports association (AS) can attend lessons (tennis, badminton, yoga, etc.), go on hiking, skiing and climbing excursions, or simply take advantage of the campus facilities available 7 days a week (two gyms, one climbing wall, one tennis court, one fitness/dance room and two weights room with cardio machines).

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AInsitu logoAInsitu is an educational student association that allows students to gain their first experience in entrepreneurship and business management.

 

Alumni logoThe network of alumni of the ENS de Lyon, Saint-Cloud and Fontenay-aux-Roses.

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ALiENS logoAliENS student club defends free software, provides expertise in computer science and helps repair equipment.

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ArcENSiel logoLGBTQIAP+ and queer association, ArcENSiel has a double mission: to support and represent students of all sexualities and all genders, and to create a framework for healthy debate around issues related to sexualities and gender.

 

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Champ libre logoChamp libre is the club for movie buffs eager to bring out their inner Fellini, helping them produce their own short films and documentaries and hosting monthly screenings at the Kantor Theater.

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Confér'ENS logoConfér'ENS is a club that helps every ENS de Lyon student, researcher or member of staff organize a conference or a seminar by providing logistical help, funding and practical tips.

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BDE logoThe bureau des élèves (BDE) brings together a large number of students of the ENS de Lyon around special events, parties and week-end trips -- staples include the Christmas ball, the annual Gala and the Garden Party, but also the Welcome weekend (Weekend d'Intégration) in September.

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TrENSistor logoThe student webradio TrENSistor, founded in 2009, features programs recorded each week in the school's studio. The website has four sections: news, culture, school and B-side.

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ENScène logoENScène aims to support artistic creation within the ENS de Lyon and stages plays, concerts, movie screenings and dance performances, notably in the Kantor Theater. The club also offers discount tickets to Lyon's opera and main theaters.

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Logo Choeur de l'ENS de LyonThe ENS de Lyon choir, which brings together students, teachers, researchers and staff but also people from outside the school, meets once a week and gives two series of concerts each year, in November and in May.

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Logo ENSeguidaThe club ENSenguida, founded in 2013, aims to promote Latin American culture in Lyon through meetings, movie screenings, debates, lectures, poetry contests, raffles... Any other ideas welcomed!

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Logo ENSeignerENSeigner offers students the opportunity to try out teaching by working with secondary schools and helping students in trouble.

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Logo ENthèSeCreated in 2006, ENthèSe is an association of doctoral students whose aim is to contribute to keep young researchers' life running smoothly. It welcomes master's students who are considering a thesis, doctoral students and doctors.

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Logo ENplaStikENplaStik! promotes art (photography, drawing, painting, sculpture) through workshops, exhibitions and meetings with artists and curators.

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Logo ItinerENS

ItinérENS is an association of help and support in French for migrants.

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Logo ChoirThe Symphonic Orchestra is made of students from the ENS but also Lyon's top engineering and management schools, who meet for rehearsals each week.

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logo Point d'orgueThe Point d'Orgue association was created by former students of the École normale supérieure de Lyon who wanted to keep in touch with each other, notably by e-mail.

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Logo PollENSThe PollENS association aims to make students and staff of the ENS de Lyon discover and practice beekeeping.

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Logo SalopettesLes Salopettes, a feminist association since 2015 and following the Simones, aims to create a space for expression, protection, and action, designed to combat gender and sex inequalities.

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Logo TracésThe social sciences journal Tracés, published by ENS Éditions, brings together authors from various disciplines twice a year around a common theme or problem in the human sciences.

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