Le Havre is more than just a port city in northwestern France.  Recognized as  UNESCO World Heritage site for its post-war architecture and home to renowned impressionist painters, the city also houses Université le Havre Normandie. The university is ideal for students seeking to improve their French skills, offering course options in both French and English, French lessons at every level, tailorable credit-bearing volunteering opportunities and a welcoming environment for international students (that includes a peer-tutoring program). Students with an intermediate to advanced French level can take a full course load of regular university courses in French alongside local French students. 

Economics, international trade, languages, law and mathematics are the most appropriate fields for ISEP participants. Cooperative education programs in business, computer science, engineering, trade with Asia, trade with Latin America, international trade, management, management of sales and purchasing, negotiation, transport and logistics and translation studies are open to ISEP participants. Looking for courses in English? Browse the different course offerings in English below to see what Le Havre has to offer!

Le Havre also offers specalized International Semester programs in the fields of Logistics and Resilience and Renewable Energy in Civil Engineering

HOUSING AND MEALS

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

SCHOLARSHIP

This program qualifies for the ISEP French and German Language Annette Kade Fund Scholarship. The scholarship awards $500 - $1,500 USD to students who are from a U.S. institution and studying French or German language in Austria, France, Germany, Reunion Island, or Switzerland. Learn more here!

Program Website

Course Description

To view available courses in French, visit the Offre de Formation on the university's website by clicking "Website for course availability" above.

  1. To search for bachelor-level programs, scroll down the page to "Accès par type de formation" and select "Licence" to expand the offerings.
  2. From the expanded list of offerings, select the academic program you're interested in looking for courses in to be taken to the page for that academic department.
  3. On the department page, download the course lists (usually organized by year) under "Téléchargement"

To view courses available in English, click on the following links: 

Law, Political Science and International Affairs

Business Management and Economics 

English Studies (Literature, culture and history of English-speaking countries)

All student should enroll in the French language course as outlined on this website.

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER Quiamony Gaskins 703-504-9963 | QGaskins@isep.org Thank you 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 Le Havre Normandie

Created in 1984, Université Le Havre Normandie takes pride in its close relationship to local industries which facilitates hands-on training and the human and professional development of students. The university...

Academics

Undergraduate
(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies

  • Business: Recommended!

    Business Management Economics

  • English Language and Literature: Recommended!

    American Literature (United States) English Literature (British and Commonwealth)

  • History

  • International/Global Studies Recommended!

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Law/Criminal Justice Recommended!

    Legal Studies

  • Social Sciences

    Political Science and Government

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
  • Speech
  • Learning

Undergraduate
(in French)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies

    French Studies

  • Biology

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

  • Business:

    Business Management Economics International Business/Trade/Commerce Marketing

  • Computer and Information Sciences

  • Engineering:

    Civil Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Mechanical Engineering

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures

    French Language and Literature

  • History

  • International/Global Studies

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Law/Criminal Justice

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Humanities

  • Mathematics

  • Physical Sciences:

    Chemistry Physics

  • Social Sciences:

    Geography Sociology

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
  • Speech
  • Learning

Graduate
(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Business

  • Engineering

  • English Language and Literature

  • History

  • International/Global Studies

  • Law/Criminal Justice

  • Physical Sciences

  • Social Sciences

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
  • Speech
  • Learning

Graduate
(in French)

Fields of Study

  • Business

  • Engineering

  • English Language and Literature

  • History

  • International/Global Studies

  • Law/Criminal Justice

  • Physical Sciences

  • Social Sciences

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
  • Speech
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

Students must have an A2 level in French even if applying to take courses in English.

For non-native English speakers, a B2 English language level is required for courses in English.  

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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