The island of La Réunion in the middle of the Indian Ocean offers more than just clear blue waters and pristine beaches. You can also explore both active and inactive volcanoes, cirques and picturesque waterfalls. This site is perfect for a student looking for a non-traditional location with a French and Creole twist. With a year-round tropical climate, breathtaking mountain ranges and untamed ocean fronts, the choices are endless. From a leisurely walk in the mountain trails to diving in the open ocean, you can always find something to enjoy! 

As an ISEP student, you can build your own program by choosing your courses from a variety of fields. Use the notes below to help you find which courses are available. The university offers full year or semester enrollment in the following departments: arts, languages and humanities, law, economics and political science, sciences and technologies, health, institute of administration and management, human science, Teachers Training College and environment and the engineering school (innovation and integrated agri-food development; telecommunication; computer and multimedia services; sustainable construction and environment).

Unique offerings include Creole studies, ethnology and anthropology in a multiracial society, tropical environment studies, literature and anthropology of the Indian Ocean, African post-colonial literature and culture, and postcolonial and Francophone literatures. 

Students also may have the opportunity to obtain a paid tutoring position. More information is available to students who are accepted by the Université de la Réunion at the time of receiving their acceptance materials.

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Course Description

Students can choose from courses designed for international students, regular university courses, or a limited number of courses taught in English from the Department of English. To locate these courses, click on the links below: 

A French language course and French translation course is offered in addition to regular classes during the academic year for intermediate to advanced levels, althoughl language courses are not designed to be a student's full course load. A Créole class is also offered throughout the academic year, and a course on the local culture may also be of interest: 

-Language course (Langue et civilisation du FLE) = 4 ECTS

-Translation course: French-English and English-French (Thème-Version Anglais) = 2 ECTS

-Creole (Langue Orale : Créole) is also offered throughout the academic year = 3 ECTS

-Culture (Environnement, société et culture réunionnaise) = 3 ECTS 

You can also use the following links to research your courses: 

Modern Letters and French Literature Course List
History Course List
Creole Course List
Geography Course List
English Department Course List
Economic and Social Administration Course List
Economics Course List

To view the full course catalog, click here: Offre de Formation

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT ADVISOR Jolene Bechtel 703-504-9993 | jbechtel@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Advisor and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.

Academics

Undergraduate
(in French)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies

  • Biology

  • Business

  • Education

  • English Language and Literature

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures

  • History

  • Law/Criminal Justice

  • Natural Resources/Conservation

  • Physical Sciences

  • Sports Studies

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • LPR Required
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Graduate
(in French)

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies

  • Biology

  • Business

  • Education

  • English Language and Literature

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures

  • History

  • Law/Criminal Justice

  • Natural Resources/Conservation

  • Physical Sciences

  • Sports Studies

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • LPR Required
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

This program is most suitable for students interested in a unique immersive experience who are able to socialize in French. Only 2-3 ISEP students usually attend this program per semester, so students should be willing and able to connect with local students and other international students. 

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