Location: France: Annecy

Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Dates: 2019,2020

College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS)

2000 P Street, NW Suite 408 Washington, DC 20036 United States


Gain experience with the French language and culture while living in the beautiful French Alps and participating in a program with CCIS. Students will take courses at the well-known language training school Institut Francais des Alpes (IFALPES), learning French and building friendships. This program is open to students at all level, and courses are given in French. Each student will receive 15-16 credits and will spend about 20 hours in class. Participants will practice oral comprehensions, reading, grammar, writing, and speaking, and will gain an understanding of the French civilization and society.


1. Live and study in the breathtaking French Alps in the beautiful city of Annecy

2. See the incredible castles, canals, lakes, and buildings of the city and region, participating in local activities and events

3. Work on French language skills of all types, practicing in and outside of class with other students and French locals

4. Boost any resume with an immersive and cross-cultural experience

5. Gain friends and build relationships with other participants who have a passion for the French language and travel

Degree Level


Minimum Education

High School

  • French

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • French

Cost in US$:

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Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

Costs Included: Instructional costs, orientation, CISI health insurance, CCIS and sponsor fees, $500 non-refundable housing deposit.

Credit Available


This Program is open to

American Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays
  • Dormitory

Participants Travel to France


Application Process Involves
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcript
  • Written Application
Year Founded