High-quality training

Enssib offers 3 specialities and 6 master's courses which are accessible to all students with a bachelor's degree (admission by application, with no competitive entrance examination).

3 master's specialities

"Information and Library Sciences" speciality

Head of speciality for Enssib : Pascal Robert, university professor

Roles : team leader or project manager in the fields of documentation, digital archives, libraries, digital publishing, public or private, in France or abroad.

“History, Civilisations and Heritage" speciality

Head of speciality : Malcom Walsby
Roles : Executive responsible for heritage collections in the public and private sectors, in France and abroad.



“Digital Humanities" speciality

This course is offered jointly by Université Lumière Lyon 2, Enssib, Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 and the ENS de Lyon.
At Enssib, the course is only available as a double degree with the "Information and Library Sciences" speciality.



Enssib diplomas

Enssib offers two diplomas that can be followed after a bachelor’s degree


Library and documentation operational manager (COBD)

This diploma certifies the acquisition of the skills necessary to carry out managerial-level functions in libraries and documentation centres. This diploma is mainly taught through distance learning, but also offers five weeks on-site during the year.
It is aimed at working professionals wishing to develop their careers and at students who already have experience in the world of libraries and documentation.


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University Diploma in Information and Library Sciences (DUSIB)

The DUSIB is a university degree which is taught entirely remotely and which has been developed jointly by Senghor University of Alexandria and the Enssib, with the support of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BnF), and the Association des Amis de la Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
The one-year programme is designed for specialists in French or French-language documentation working abroad, who have completed three years of higher education and have some professional experience. In addition to theoretical courses on five themes (collections and documentary policy, public service, digital resources, heritage management, mediation and cultural engineering), this diploma includes a six-week internship in a partner institution.


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