Program Details

The Institut Francais des Alpes (IFALPES) is a leading French language training institute that operates in cooperation with institutes and academic institutions both in France and abroad. The student body is international.
Annecy, France
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

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 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.

Setting Description:
Annecy sits at the feet of the Alpine massifs and on the purest lake of Europe. The scenery around Annecy is breathtaking. It is known as the "Venice of the Alps," with its canals, Old Town, lake, castles, famous hotels and restaurants.
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