Coronavirus Information

Information on the measures implemented at École Centrale de Lyon during the coronavirus epidemic will be posted on this page as the situation progresses.

Updated: Monday, April 6, 9:30.


  • On-campus classes are suspended as of Monday, March 16, 2020 and until further notice.
  • A pedagogical continuity plan was distributed to the students.
  • The student residences on the École Centrale de Lyon campus remain open.

Campus Life

  • The administrative activities as well as those of the research laboratories are maintained remotely only.
  • The university restaurant and library are closed.


All seminars, conferences or events scheduled on campus are postponed until further notice.

Daily Journeys

For any business or day-to-day travel, you must complete, print and carry with you the certificate provided by the Ministry of the Interior. A smartphone version is also available on the Government's website. After filling out a form, a QR code is generated on your smartphone.

Protect yourself and others

Coronavirus: protect yourself and the others

To prevent the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, the instructions are the same as for any other winter illness (flu, colds, gastros):

  • Wash your hands very regularly for at least 30 seconds with soap and water,
  • cough or sneeze into your elbow,
  • use a disposable tissue and dispose of it after use,
  • avoid handshakes or hugs (during this epidemic period),
  • if you're sick, wear a disposable surgical mask.