Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Chamberry, France
- Program Terms: Summer
- Homepage: Click to visit
- Program Sponsor: ISEP
- Restrictions: AppState applicants only
The Université de Savoie offers a seven-week immersion experience in the town of Chambéry, a gateway city to the French Alps, with its pedestrian-friendly squares, historical town center, colorful cafe terraces and breath-taking views of the mountains. Through intensive, specialized classroom learning and leisure activities, you will make great progress in French, gain firsthand cultural experiences, and explore the delights of the Savoie region.
Students on the Savoie program will stay at university arranged housing.
|ISEP Tuition & Fees||See ISEP Page|
|Housing||See ISEP Page|
|1OIED Program Development Fee||$200|
|ISEP Application Fee||$100|
|ISEP Placement Fee||$325|
|Airfare||$1200 - $1800|
|Meals||$680 - $1000|
|1Essential Living Expenses||$200 - $600|
|Books and Materials||$90|
|Local Transportation||$50 - $100|
|Visa (for US Citizens)||NA|
|Estimated Total Additional Expenses|
|2Personal Travel and Spending||$300 - $800|
Students are encouraged to start planning for their study abroad program costs well in advance. Please use the Student Financial Planning Worksheet to help estimate your anticipated expenses and your anticipated financial resources. When planning for estimated additional costs students are encouraged to research currency conversion rates.
The majority of financial aid and scholarships can apply to semester and year-long study abroad programs. For more information please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid web page.
Each semester OIED offers a variety of different scholarship opportunities for students. Scholarship awards range from $250 to $2000.
Benjamin A Gilman Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship Program application is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.
Fund for Education Abroad
Applicants from groups underrepresented in study abroad and those destined for non-traditional locations are given preference, in an effort to make the demographics of U.S. undergraduates studying abroad reflect the rich diversity of the U.S. population.
For information about additional scholarships please visit our External Scholarships web page.
Students will take courese at ISEFE, a fully-accredited institute at the Université de Savoie specialized in teaching French as a foreign language to students from non-Francophone countries. A typical program includes 20 hours per week of small-group instruction, at 4 different levels from beginner to advanced, and three workshops on aspects of local life (140 total hours of instruction, including lab). Most afternoons include a comprehensive range of organized sport or leisure activities.
All students are expected to maintain at least the equivalent of a full time course load according to Appalachian State and the host university while abroad (whichever is greater). Students participating on the ISEP Savoie summer program will take 6 credits. For more information about study abroad enrollment policies, credit approval, and credit and grade conversions please visit the Academics section of our website.