Our heritage

Inspiring audacity

Mérieux Université’s activities are based on a unique set of values, articulated around five pillars:

Raising the company’s social
and societal commitment
to an even higher level

Our training programs are designed to support the professional development of Group employees, to enable them to realize the full measure of their talents and ambitions and to guarantee their employability throughout their careers.

Being loyal
to the Group’s family

Like all family-owned businesses, the DNA of Group Mérieux is long term. As such, one of its roles is to support teams undergoing profound transformations in order to develop their resilience and adaptability.

the spirit of excellence
and innovation

A place of openness, exchange and experimentation in learning methods, the Université aims to train the Group’s employees and managers in the professions of today and, above all, tomorrow.


The Université’s mission is to design training programs on a Group-wide scale and to run them globally, thanks to a diversified offer of online training and its four hubs located in Lyon (Domaine de Montcelard)/ Shanghai (China) / Durham/St Louis (United States) / Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Raising awareness
of public health

Since its creation, faithful to the Institute’s vocation to improve public health in the world, the University has supported biology laboratories in the development of their professional skills through dedicated training courses.