Continuing Education


From French language proficiency courses to graduate degrees, the ENS de Lyon offers opportunities in continuing education to scientists and managers already working in the public or private sector, as well as job-seekers and individuals aged 28 and over.

It also offers training programs and tools dedicated to teachers and staff of the education system.

Language lessons and short training sessions are available all year long and can be funded by employers to help their staff improve their presentation skills, learn new software and lead special projects. 

Please, note that these training sessions are currently taught exclusively in French.

Information (in French): Continuing Education

Students, teachers, researchers and staff can take French language proficiency courses in the ENS de Lyon's language center, which has been awarded by the government the French as a Foreign Language quality certification.

Registration takes place in September and January each year.

Information on our Foreign Languages Center's website: Courses of French as a foreign language

All graduate degrees offered by the ENS de Lyon are open to continuing education students but registration is subject to selection based on applications. 

Please note that international applicants must apply for a Master's degree and can contact the Office of International Affairs for more information.


All Master's degrees

Application procedure

The key mission of the French Institute of Education (IFÉ) is to train teachers and staff of the education system using the institute's knowledge and latest research in educational science.

A tool for teachers: NéoPass@ction
An online training platform designed for teachers, featuring videos and other research projects examining teachers' educational methods.

These training opportunities are open to a wider public and in particular to teachers in the private sector.