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Featuring CCIS Programs

IFALPES, France Summer

Annecy, France (Europe)



Quick Facts

2021 SUMMER SESSIONS 

Dates
Session I:  May 31 - June 25
Session II:  June 28 - July 23 
Session III:  August 2 - August 27

Application Deadline:  March 15

Costs
One session:  $ 3,450 
Two sessions:  $ 5,350 
Three sessions:  $ 7,450 

NOTE - Summer 2022 dates and costs will be similar to above and are TBA.



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* Please note that program fee includes a required $500 non-refundable housing deposit.



Please note that if you see dates or costs for a prior term above, that future terms will have similar dates and costs.  We will update info as soon as it becomes available.

 

Program Overview

IFALPES, the Institut Français des Alpes specializes in teaching the French language. The methodology is direct and communicative, and the program is intensive -- four hours or more daily. The student body is drawn from countries around the world.  Annecy is located at the foot of the Alpine massifs, sits on the purest lake of Europe, and has the most breathtaking scenery.
 
Known as the "Venice of the Alps, with its canals, Old Town, lake, castles, famous hotels and restaurants, Annecy is a bustling city all year round with lots to see and do. Annecy offers students cultural and athletic activities within a very pleasant urban environment.





Enjoy this video of beautiful Annecy, France!
 



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Contact Program Sponsor and Advisor

College of Staten Island, CUNY
Russell Davis
Senior Study Abroad Advisor

Questions? Contact me
studyab@csi.cuny.edu
Tel:(718) 982-2100

This program is sponsored and administered by the College of Staten Island CUNY.
 

Academics & Program

IFALPES in Annecy

IFALPES is a leading French language training institute that operates in cooperation with institutes and academic institutions both in France and abroad. IFALPES has the "Qualité FLE" accreditation from the French Ministry of Education. The students come from all over the world to learn French.

Course Offerings

Intensive French (all levels)

Academic Highlights

The Institute is open all year round. French language courses: beginning, intermediate, advanced are specifically designed for those interested in learning or becoming more proficient in the French language.
 
The teaching methods are based on active participation by students (Communicative Method). The scope of the program includes understanding, speaking, reading, writing and cross-cultural studies. The goal of the Institute is to encourage the use of spoken French by students outside of classes.

For sample course descriptions, click
hereFor the IFALPES grading system, click here.
 

Credits: 4 credits per session
Instructor's Language: French

 

Student Life & Housing

Student Life

The summer program offers hiking, boating, visits to historical and cultural sites, led by an IFALPES staff member. Additional planned excursions can be included at an extra cost.

Housing options include homestay, student apartment, or a student residence hall. In the apartments and residence halls, students are responsible for all meals.

Host family with breakfast: $670/month 

Host family with breakfast and dinner: $930/month

Student Apartment: $750/month
Bedroom, private shower, bathroom, small kitchen

Student Residences:
Bedroom, shared bath and toilet, shared kitchen and lounge on each floor: $500/month
Bedroom, private bath and toilet, shared kitchen and lounge on each floor: $625/month
Studio apartment, private bath and kitchen: $715/month

(Note: Costs above are from summer 2020; summer 2022 housing costs are TBA) 

Duration & Costs

Summer 2021

Duration

Session I:  May 31 - June 25
Session II:  June 28 - July 23
Session III:  August 2 - August 27

Costs
One session:  $ 3,450 
Two sessions:  $ 5,350 
Three sessions:  $ 7,450 

NOTE - Summer 2022 dates and costs will be similar to above and are TBA.

* NOTE: Non-City University of New York (CUNY) and CUNY Non-New York State Resident students should contact program to confirm Program Costs above.  These program costs may not apply.


Costs Included: Instructional costs, fees, CISI health insurance, $500 non-refundable housing deposit.
 
Costs Not Included: Estimated costs include airfare ($1,200), personal and miscellaneous expenses ($2,000/month), housing ($500 - $930/month), meals ($500 – $1,000/month), passport
 
All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Contact the program sponsor to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program.
 
Please refer to your acceptance materials for information on arrival, orientation, and academic calendar. The refund policy is program specific and non-transferable. Refer to your acceptance materials for the comprehensive refund policy or contact the program sponsor.



Please note that if you see dates or costs for a prior term above, that future terms will have similar dates and costs.  We will update info as soon as it becomes available.


 

Eligibility & Deadlines

Eligibility Requirements
- Minimum class standing - students must have completed at least one semester (minimum 12 semester credit hours) of college-level coursework at the time of application.
- 2.5 GPA or higher
- Students must be at least 18 years of age


Applications to Include
- Official transcripts
- One letter of recommendation from a teacher who knows the applicant from a classroom setting
- Statement of purpose


Application Deadlines
March 15


Have you talked with your study abroad advisor about your home institution's application process? Your institution's deadline might be earlier than the CCIS program application deadline. Check now to make sure all of your material is submitted on time!

 



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