public university of Lyon, France since 1969
Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 (French: Université Claude-Bernard Lyon 1, UCBL), is one of the three public universities of Lyon, France. It is named after the French physiologist Claude Bernard and specialises in science and technology, medicine, and sports science. It was established in 1971 by the merger of the "faculté des sciences de Lyon" with the "faculté de médecine".
The main administrative, teaching and research facilities are located in Villeurbanne, with other campuses located in Gerland, Rockefeller, and Laennec in the 8th arrondissement of Lyon. Attached to the University are the Hospices Civils de Lyon, including the "Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud", which is the largest teaching hospital in the Rhône-Alpes region and the second-largest in France.Of the 2630 faculty, 700 are medical practitioners at local teaching hospitals. The university has been independent since January 2009 and has an annual budget of over €420 million.
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