IUT Faculty: Business Administration and Management International Semester (Spring Semester Only) 

At the end of this semester, you will have developed your ability to work in the international business environment, and you will improve your French language and communication skills.

In addition, ISEP students can participate in organized cultural, social and sports activities.

Students should pay particular attention to the semester offered as well as the campus location. This program is located on the Le Bourget du Lac campus.


ISEP students are accomodated in a university residence hall and recieve a meal stipend. 

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Course Description

During this semester (Spring only), students will attend a variety of undergraduate business courses in English, and a French language course. Students may take all courses in the program, or a selection. It also may be possible to choose a class or two from another department.

  • Sales Management and Negotiation (5 ECTS)
  • E-commerce and E-marketing (4 ECTS)
  • Intercultural Management (4 ECTS)
  • Business Communication (4 ECTS)
  • International Business (4 ECTS)
  • European Institutional Environment (4 ECTS)
  • Group project (5 ECTS)
  • French (3 ECTS)

See detailed course descriptions here

ISEP STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER Gretchen McCarthy 703-504-9980 | gmccarthy@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Services Officer 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.

Université Savoie Mont Blanc

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*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Business: Recommended!

    Business Management E-Commerce International Business/Trade/Commerce

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures

    French Language and Literature

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • 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

Students should have one year of business courses reflected on their transcript in order to be eligible for this program. Students without business experience must indicate their interest in the business field in their application in order to be considered. 

Non-native English speakers should note that a Language Proficiency Report and B2 English language level is required. 

No previous knowledge of French is necessary for this program, but we recommend studying some French before you arrive to facilitate your everyday life. 

Special Needs Support

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

Other Academic Conditions

Students should note that this program is located on the Bourget du Lac campus. This campus is separate from the main Chambéry campus of Jacob-Bellecombette. Le Bourget du Lac is a 30 minute shuttle ride to the city center of Chambéry and the Jacob-Bellecombette campus. When the weather is nice, students can ride bikes on the bike path to get to town!

Students should note that, while courses are 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. If you have less than 2 semesters of French, please contact the Student Services Officer for France.

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible. 

VISA/RESIDENCE PERMIT: Most students attending this program will be required to obtain a visa/residence permit. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

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