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Jean-Pierre Jougla
Born June 1, 1948 (1948-06-01) (age 73)
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Occupation Solicitor, Montpellier, France
Professor, University of Lyon
University of Frank-comté

Jean-Pierre Jougla (born June 1, 1948) is a French attorney and "anti-cult" advocate.


Jougla is a Solicitor with the Court of Appeal in Montpellier. He is the Administrator of the Association of Defense of Victims of Sects UNADFI, founder of the department of "victimology related to the sectarian harmful effect"[1] at the University of Lyon, and a member of l’INAVEM, the "National Institute of Assistance to the Victims and Mediation". Jougla wrote the preface to the book Les Sectes, 2004, which shows the reader how to recognize groups referred to as "cults", deal with them, and aid their "victims".

Professor, academician

University of Lyon

Jougla is a Professor at the University of Lyon. He teaches a course entitled "Victimology in Connection with Cultic Damages", at the Medical School of Université Claude Bernard[2].

University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin

Jougla also coordinates a course entitled "Cultic Domination and Influence", as of the academic year 2005 through 2006,
at the University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin.[3].


On May 24, 2004, Jougla appeared as commentator on the Pieces a Conviction France 3 investigative journalism newsprogram. The film in question, Voyage au Pays des Nouveaux Gourous, focused on Landmark Education's actions in Paris.



  1. bio, Jean-Pierre Jougla, University of Frank-comte
  2. University of Lyon Offers Post-Graduate Courses in Anti-Cultism, CESNUR: Center for Studies on New Religions, University of Lyon, Jean-Pierre Jougla, Professor, "Victimology in Connection with Cultic Damages"., June 2003 Template:En icon
  3. New Degree Program at French University, "Cultic Domination and Influence", Academic Year 2005–2006., UFR médicale Paris Ile-de-France Ouest. Bureau des D.U. et D.I.U.

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