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Featuring CCIS Programs

IFALPES, France Summer

Annecy, France (Europe)



Quick Facts

Intensive Summer Session for Beginners
Dates
Session I: June 3 - July 5, 2019
Session II:  July 1- August 2, 2019
Session I and II: June 3 - August 2, 2019
Application Deadline:  April 1
Costs for one session:  $3,226 CCIS Member | $3,626 Non-CCIS Member
Costs for two sessions: $4,254 CCIS Member | $4,654 non-CCIS Mebers

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Summer Session for Non- Beginners
Dates: 
Session I: June 3 – June 28, 2019
Session II:  July 1- July 26, 2019
Session III: August 5- August 30, 2019
Application Deadline:  April 1
Costs for one session:  $3,903 CCIS Member | $4,303 Non-CCIS Member
Costs for two sessions: $5,626 CCIS Member |$6,026 Non-CCIS Member

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* Please note there is a $500 non-refundable housing deposit.

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.




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Contact Program Sponsor and Advisor

Brookdale Community College
Janice Thomas
Director, International Center

Questions? Contact me
studyabroad@brookdalecc.edu
Tel:(732) 224-2799

This program is sponsored and administered by Brookdale Community College. 

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)
Intensive (Beginners): 20 lessons / week for 5 weeks = 4 credits; 10 weeks = 8 credits
Super Intensive (Non-Beginners): 40 lessons / week for 4 weeks = 6 credits; 8 weeks = 12 credits

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.
 
Credits: Credits vary
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.

A meal plan, usually breakfast and evening meal, is available in the host-family arrangement. Student residences include a private bedroom with en suite bathroom and shared kitchen. In the student residences, students are normally responsible for all meals.


Housing
Students may opt for a French homestay or for student residence in apartment style accommodations.
 
Host family with breakfast: 4 weeks - $670; 8 weeks - $1,340; 12 weeks - $2,010
Host family with breakfast and dinner: 4 weeks - $930, 8 weeks: $1,860, 12 weeks - $2,790
Student Residences*: 4 weeks - $570 per month
*Bedroom + private shower, bathroom, with shared kitchen and living space on each floor

Duration & Costs

Duration
Summer Session for Beginners
 
Session I: June 3 - July 5,2019
Session II:  July 1- August 2, 2019
Session I and II: June 3 - August 2, 2019
 
 
Summer Session for Non- Beginners
 
Session I: June 3 - June 28,2019
Session II:  July 1- July 26, 2019
Session III: August 5- August 5, 2019


Costs
Beginner one session: $3,226 CCIS Member | $3,626 Non-CCIS Member
Beginner two sessions: $4,254 CCIS Member | $4,654 Non-CCIS Member
Non-Beginner one session: $3,903 CCIS Member | $4,303 Non-CCIS Member
Non-Beginner two sessions: $5,626 CCIS Member |$6,026 Non-CCIS Member


Costs Included: Instructional costs, CCIS and sponsor fees, CISI health insurance, $500 non-refundable housing deposit.
 
Costs Not Included: Estimated costs include airfare ($1,500), personal and miscellaneous expenses ($2,000/month), housing ($570 - $930/month), meals ($500 – $1,000/month), passport and visa.
 
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.

Eligibility & Deadlines

Application Deadlines

April 1

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA:
Students are required to have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Minimum Age: 18
Class Standing: Students must be freshman standing or higher

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