Located on the LyonTech – La Doua campus in Villeurbanne, INSA Lyon is one of the largest French Engineering Grandes Ecoles. Multi-disciplinary and international, at the centre of the European Space and higher education, it trains multi-competency engineers over a period of Five years. INSA Lyon Engineers are multi-skilled humanists who are able to innovate and show strong entrepreneurial spirit. INSA Lyon implements an excellence policy that is deployed at all levels and the school also delivers 150 PhDs a year. The first of the INSA schools was created in 1957 with a clear ambition for social open-mindedness and today grants diplomas to over 1.000 Engineers a year in nine specialised fields. INSA Lyon is also, with its 770 lecturer-researchers who work on a day-to-day basis in 23 laboratories, an internationally recognised Research Centre.