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Institut Lyfe
Institut Lyfe | Brive
Founded in 1990

Institut Lyfe - Courses, Ranking, Studies, Scholarships

Lyon for Excellence, Education, Exploration, Experience!
Study Programs

Excellence Scholarships

Excellence scholarships awarded to French and international students admitted to the 1st year of a Bachelor’s degree, to fund part of the tuition fees.

Educational Institution Information

Inspired by two visionaries, Paul Bocuse and Gerard Pelisson, Institut Lyfe (formerly Institut Paul Bocuse) was born from passion: a passion for the profession and a passion for conveying knowledge to future generations. Institut Lyfe offers the knowledge of art in an elegant way and with the innovative spirit required to achieve many professional goals, to allow everyone to be trained in exciting and human-centered professions. Since 1990, it has been the custodian of French know-how, cultural heritage, and hospitality art at its highest levels of excellence. It is nourished by an exceptional ecosystem within the Grandes Ecoles higher education system.

Why choose Institut Lyfe?

The institute is dedicated to quality and strives to provide the highest quality learning experience possible. It is recognized globally through national and international league tables, but most notably through the careers of its alumni.
Institut Lyfe ensures that the teachings that underpin the success of exceptional restaurants and hotels around the world are faithfully transmitted.
The training restaurants and the 5-star training hotel provide students with a unique opportunity to put their skills to the test in real-world situations with discerning customers.
The approach to culinary education is based on the sharing of experiences and skills of more than 35 full-time chefs, including a team of Meilleurs Ouvriers de France in cuisine and pastry cooking.
Your employability is guaranteed in a growing and evolving industry: 96% of graduates find work in less than 6 months.
Institut Lyfe offers students a unique opportunity to gain experience and build strong relationships with the tourism, restaurant, pastry, and culinary arts in the industry.

Study at Institut Lyfe

(4 Programs)
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Field of Study
Tourism & Leisure
Degree Type
On campus
1 - 2 Years
2 - 3 Years
3 - 4 Years
Course Language
Tuition Fee
€10,000.00 - €20,000.00
€20,000.00 and more
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Master in International Hospitality Management - Lyfe

Institut Lyfe

Lyon, France
Master in International Hospitality Management
1 Year, 6 Months

Bachelor in International Culinary Arts Management - Lyfe

Institut Lyfe

Lyon, France
Bachelor in International Culinary Arts Management
3 Years

Master in Culinary Leadership and Innovation - Lyfe

Institut Lyfe

Lyon, France
Master in Culinary Leadership and Innovation
1 Year, 6 Months

Bachelor in International Hospitality Management - Lyfe

Institut Lyfe

Lyon, France
Bachelor (Hons) in International Hospitality Management
4 Years

Institut Lyfe

The Institut Lyfe is located in Lyon, France, and offers bachelor's and master's programs in the fields of culinary arts, hospitality management, and food service entrepreneurship. Lyon is a city known as France’s capital of gastronomy and has been recognized as a World Heritage site by UNESCO since 1998.

Institut Lyfe New Campus

The university has expanded, with new, modern facilities. The school now has twice as much space, with additional classrooms and laboratories, collaboration areas, and a lecture hall. The new campus is eco-friendly, with energy-efficient buildings and green spaces.

Institut Lyfe Ranking/Rankings

  • #1 Best French Bachelor's (Tourism & Hospitality category, Eduniversal since 2009)
  • #1 Best Master's in Hospitality Management (Eduniversal 2023)
  • #1 Best Innovative International Programme (World Hospitality Awards)
  • #2 School in France (QS Ranking 2023, Leisure & Hospitality Management category)

Institut Lyfe Research & Innovation

The Institut Lyfe Research & Innovation Center consists of a team of multidisciplinary researchers, such as chefs, food scientists, nutritionists, and hospitality management experts. The Research & Innovation Center aims to promote innovation, sustainability, and the enhancement of well-being.

Institut Lyfe Tuition Fees

Tuition fees may vary depending on the program of study. However, the school provides a variety of financial aid options, including scholarships and student loans, to assist students with their tuition fees.

Institut Lyfe Scholarships

The scholarships offered by the university are usually income-based or reserved for students with exceptional academic performance. The scholarships aim to allow people from different backgrounds to study in a creative environment that values equality and diversity.

Institut Lyfe Student Life

Studying at Institut Lyfe can be demanding, so the institute offers various options to make student life more interesting and fun. Students have the opportunity to participate in sports and cultural activities as well as join clubs and get involved in student events, volunteering, etc.

Lyon is an unreservedly student-friendly city that ranks among the top student cities, with 180,000 students, including 15,000 international students. The city receives nearly 1.5 million visitors per year and was named a leader in responsible tourism in France by the GDS-Index 2021, which recognizes cities with sustainable and responsible tourism strategies.

Lyon has a large student population, so living there will allow you to engage with a diverse community of local and international students, and create new connections and friendships.

Institut Lyfe Accommodation

Institut Lyfe provides support to students who choose to live off-campus by assisting them in finding off-campus accommodation through the university’s dedicated platform.

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