Students wishing to take full-time French language and culture courses may now choose between ISEP Direct or ISEP Exchange. 

ACCENTS, part of the Université de Savoie, specializes in teaching French as a foreign language to students from non-Francophone countries. French language and culture courses are provided for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. Courses aim to expand students' knowledge of French culture while honing their reading, speaking, and listening skills. Students are placed in appropriate language levels according to a placement exam taken before arrival. In addition to these courses, a program of activities with at least one activity per month (excursion, sports activities etc.) is offered free of charge.

Fall Semester

This is a full semester study workload of French language and contemporary society (200 hours of classroom contact) in the 4-month period September – December. This program also offers additional features: 

  1. Induction week at La Feclaz mountain resort 
  2. Organized actitivities and excursions during the semester
  3. Three weeks of vacation so you have the chance to travel abroad or explore the region!
  4. Christmas in France! Stay in your accomodation through December and spend the holidays in Chambéry.

Spring Semester

This program spreads 200 hours of classroom contact over the period early January to mid-April. This program also offers additional features:

  1. Induction weekend at La Feclaz mountain resort 
  2. Organized actitivities and excursions during the semester
  3. Three weeks of vacation so you have the chance to travel abroad or explore the region!

Course Description

Students can view the course/program syllabi by clicking the links below:

Level A1
Level A2
Level B1
Level B1+
Level B2
Level B2+
Level C1

Université Savoie Mont Blanc

Université Savoie Mont Blanc is a medium-sized university with three campuses. Explore Chambéry, a gateway city to the French Alps, with its historical buildings, museums, pedestrian squares and streets with...

Walk Score®: 8

Academics

Undergraduate
(in French)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures Recommended!

    French Language and Literature

  • Language and Culture Recommended!

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • LPR Required
  • LPR Writing Score: <A1 - Novice Mid-Low
  • LPR Reading Score: <A1 - Novice Mid-Low
  • LPR Listening Score: <A1 - Novice Mid-Low
  • LPR Speaking Score: <A1 - Novice Mid-Low
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Needs Support

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

Semester & Prices

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