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H2O'Lyon Certification // Master's degree

H2O’Lyon Certificate
for Master's degree students

The graduate school H2O’Lyon affords students from Master or Engineering School training courses of H2O'Lyon to :
  • Create a scientific and technical partnership with water professionals,
  • Learn about how research laboratories abroad operate,
  • Access to international networks with numerous human and material ressources,
  • Develop an opening to transdisciplinarity,
  • Showcase the additional value of the training course by obtaining the H2O’Lyon Certificate.

The H2O’Lyon Certification comes as a complement of the Master or Engineering School degree.

Students enrolled in Master (M1 or M2) or in Engineering School (4th or 5th year) can apply to the certification throughout the year.

To obtain the H2O'Lyon Certificate the selected students have two years to complete the following requirements :

  1. Attending a Summer School (or other training course such as corporate training, conferences) suggested or approved by H2O’Lyon

  2. Validating skills through international experience :
    - 3 to 6-month mobility related to H2O'Lyon research areas
    - the experience can be split, occured previously or during the training

  3. Completing one or more H2O'Lyon selection courses (at least 6 ECTS) to develop interdisciplinarity (in agreement with the H2O'Lyon Masters representatives related)

  4. Producing a work in English : Thesis/Publication/Communication /Poster/ ou other production (video for example).

  5. Participating in a project which involves 1. international / 2. interdisciplinary / 3. linked with non academic partners aspect (the project must satisfy at least two items)

  6. Demonstrating a good level of English (B2 minimum)


The graduate school can provide financial support, based on the application, to students enrolled in the H2O'Lyon Certificate Program, to fund :
  • Registration for summer schools,
  • Traineeships in the context of international mobility,
  • Registration for the language examination of English or French
For the year 2019-2020, the application is open on November 25th, 2019.