IUT-Annecy (Spring Semester Only)

The semester-long International Electrical Engineering program is taught in the spring term and offers international and French students the opportunity to study in a region at the heart of Europe and close to Germany, Switzerland and Italy. The program meets the needs of students by offering them a tailored program that includes practical classes, tutorials and a project, combined with an 11-week for-credit internship at a local company, research laboratory, at CERN, or abroad. The program maintains a small class size of no more than 16 students. 

Université Savoie Mont Blanc offers a very wide range of bachelor's and master's courses taught in French and English. The university has now developed international semester programs offering academic study in English in some of the university’s key specialist areas. These are component parts of bachelor's and/or master's degrees taught in English, completed by credit-bearing courses in French as a foreign language. hese programs enable incoming foreign students to complete their academic disciplinary studies in English while improving their knowledge of French language expression and contemporary French society and culture.

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Course Description

This program helps students acquire deeper knowledge in the fields of computing (programming languages, Internet of Things) and energy, particularly solar energy. Students attend classes from mid-January to early April.  In order to successfully completely the term and broaden their horizons students then complete an 11-week internship at a local company, research laboratory, at CERN, or abroad. 

Course Content:   

• Physics • Computing: C-like languages, IoT, networking and embedded systems • Renewable energy • Electrical engineering, DC/AC and DC/DC converters • Communication in English/French • Working in an international environment • Developing project management • Adaptability and cooperation • Innovation, problem solving • Critical thinking


- Business knowledge 15 hrs/1 ECTS

- Energy 27 hrs/2 ECTS

- Internet of Things 27 hrs/2 ECTS 

- Mathematics (Statistics) 27 hrs/2 ECTS 

- Physics 27 hrs/2 ECTS 

- Hydropower 27 hrs/2 ECTS

- English communication for engineering 27 hrs/2 ECTS (OR a French as a Foreign Language course) 

- Project 90 hrs/5 ECTS

- Internship 11 weeks/12 ECTS

Total : 30 ECTS

Website for Course Availability

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Université Savoie Mont Blanc

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*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Computer and Information Sciences

    Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

  • Engineering Recommended!

    Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • Physical Sciences


Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • 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 Application Instructions

Non-native English speakers must provide TOEFL scores or a Language Proficiency Report in English. 

Non-native French speakers must still submit at Language Proficiency Report for French. Students with no French background should contact the ISEP Student Advisor for France before applying for this program. 

Special Needs Support

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

Other Academic Conditions

General prerequisites: 

- Good level of English

- Open-minded, especially as regards learning from and adapting to other cultures

- One and a half year of Higher Education studies  from a technical course

- The students need to be pursuing a degree in the field of engineering, and to have general knowledge in the fields of computing, physics and mathematics. 

- Students should note that, while all course content is offered in English, students should have a working knowledge of the French language in order to navigate daily life in small-town France. ISEP recommends at least 2 semesters of French or an A2 French language level. 

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