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WHAT IS IT?

A staff week to get to know Université Savoie Mont Blanc (USMB) and share good practices about the internationalisation of higher education. This year's topic will be: " How to increase the attractiveness and visibility of middle-sized universities on the international scene? ».

 

WHO CAN TAKE PART?

All staff members of partner universities and of universities seeking to develop partnerships with USMB.

 

WHERE?

On the 3 campuses of Université Savoie Mont Blanc, in Chambéry and Annecy. Several excursions and activities around Chambéry and Annecy will also be organised.

 

WHEN?

For international university staff members, the programme will start on October 16th and end on the 19th.

 

ACTIVITIES

  • International mobility fair: meet USMB students who plan to study in a partner university for a semester or a full-year;
  • Visit of USMB campuses: discover the 3 campuses of USMB, its faculties and research labs;
  • Networking: meet USMB staff and also foreign partners of USMB who could become your partners as well;
  • Sessions: share good practices on the internationalisation of higher education (how to attract good students, set up dual diplomas, and develop networks...);
  • INTERNATIONAL EVENING: join our incoming students and celebrate internationalisation in Chambéry. After an official welcome from the Mayor of Chambéry, enjoy a traditional meal, music and dancing!
  • Excursion to the mountains and to the lake: enjoy one of the most beautiful parts of France;

 

PRICE

PARTNER DAYS: €100

  • INCLUDED: all activities mentioned, transportation between Annecy and Chambéry on October 18th + 3 meals ;
  • NOT INCLUDED: accommodation (4 nights, from October 16th to 20th), transportation from your home country to Chambery and back, other meals, & all additional personal expenses.

EXCURSION (OPTIONAL): 40 €.

  • INCLUDED: transportation from Chambéry to Chamonix and back, cable car to "Aiguille du midi";
  • NOT INCLUDED: lunch & all additional personal expenses.

 

Contact: internationalweek@univ-smb.fr

Download the brochure here!

Apply here!

 

To see the list of participants : click HERE!

 

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  • What is it?

A staff week of intensive French language learning and cultural activities.

  • Who can take part?

All staff of international universities who would like to brush up their French in one of the most beautiful parts of France, and discover the French culture. The number of seats is limited and only 3 participants from the same university will be accepted.

Please note that this staff week is a "French immersion" and is therefore not adapted to absolute beginners.

  • Where?

In Chambery. Several excursions and activities around Chambéry will be organised.

  • When?

The programme will start on June 17th (expected arrival of all participants on June 16th) and end on the 22nd (expected departure on 22nd or 23rd)

  • Activities

- 20 hrs of French language;
- Visit of the historical cities of Annecy and Chambéry;
- Excursions to the mountains and/or lakes;

  • Price

Two separate rates, depending on partnerships (ongoing Erasmus agreement or bilateral agreement) that exist between the candidates' home universities and the Université Savoie Mont Blanc:

- Special rate for partner university members: 220€.
OR
- Registration fee for non-partner university members: 300€.

In both cases:

INLCLUDED: tuition fees, excursions, 2 dinners
NOT INCLUDED: accommodation (6 nights), transportation to and from Chambéry, meals (lunches and 3 dinners), & all additional personal expenses.

Accomodation

We have reserved a quota of rooms at the Kyriad hotel with attractive prices: SINGLE B&B rooms (68€) or Superior Apartment B&B (80€) which can be shared by 2 participants. Prices include breakfast. Rooms are reserved until 30 April 2018.

The Kyriad Hotel is comfortable and located in the city center of Chambery.

All excursions organized during the staff week will depart from the Kyriad hotel.

To book a room, please contact the hotel directly by e-mail, phone or make a reservation online and indicate USMB Staff week.

 

If you wish to attend this staff week please contact us HERE

Download the programme HERE

 

Contact: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OFFICE
27, rue Marcoz 73 000 Chambéry (France)
+33 479 758 317 - internationalweek@univ-smb.fr

  • What's this all about?

A staff week to develop your classroom practice in French as a Foreign Language (FLE).

  • Who can participate?

Teachers of French as a foreign language and second language, course leaders, educational managers.

  • When?

The program will start on July 1 and end on July 12, 2019 (possibility to do only one week, from July 1 to 5 or from July 8 to 12, 2019).

  • Which themes?

Our staff week will focus on several main themes including :

-The use of the image in FLE class

- French through the Arts - Theatre, News and Diary

-Digital technology at the service of the FLE

-How to teach French for academic purposes (FOU)

- Playfulness as a means of acquiring linguistic tools

The exact distribution of the different modules will be given during the month of March.

  • What activities

20 hours academics per week (the modules are independent of each other)

Visit the historic towns of Annecy and Chambéry ;

Excursions to mountains and/or lakes

The exact breakdown of the different activities will be given in the course of February.

  • How much does it cost?

Two rates depending on whether or not your university is a partner of the University of Savoie Mont Blanc (Erasmus or bilateral agreement)

Price for persons from partner universities: 220 €.

Price for an individual registration: 300€.

Either way, for a week:

This rate includes: registration fees, excursions, 2 dinners;

It does not include: accommodation, transportation to and from Chambéry, lunch and 3 dinners, & any additional personal expenses.

  • Lodging:

We have pre-booked a quota of rooms at the Kyriad Hotel offering attractive prices: SINGLE B&B room (66€) or SUPERIOR B&B APARTMENT (78€) which can be shared by two participants.

Hotel Kyriad is comfortable and located in the centre of the city of Chambery. All excursions organized during the staff week will depart from the Kyriad hotel.

To book a room, please contact the hotel directly by email, telephone or by making an online reservation and indicating "ACCENTS staff week.

If you wish to register for this staff week, please follow the link below: Form

Download the brochure HERE

Contact:

Mehdi CHERGUI
Coordinator for the teaching of FLE to international audiences
ACCENTS / Jacob Bellecombette University Estate, Building 14, BP1104 - 73011 Chambéry Cedex
accents@univ-smb.fr
+33 4 79 75 84 14

INTERNATIONAL WEEK, 10-19 OCTOBER 2018

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  • Conferences for students of the University Savoie Mont Blanc
  • Activities for international students at the University of Savoie Mont Blanc
  • Events for the staff of the Université Savoie Mont Blanc

 

CONFERENCES FOR STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY SAVOIE MONT BLANC

Why undertake international mobility during one's studies? Where to go? What formalities should be completed? How to finance your mobility? etc. etc.: these are all questions that you probably ask yourself when you think about this opportunity to spend a semester or a year abroad. To answer your questions, former students who have spent time abroad and student mobility professionals come to meet you to present the various elements that will help you to build your project with peace of mind.

An "international mobility day" is organised on each of the campuses and takes the form of a series of conferences. These one-hour lectures are intended primarily for students of the University of Savoie Mont Blanc, but also for staff, particularly exchange managers and international relations officers. They aim to provide useful information to students so that they can make the most of their mobility abroad.

  • Jacob-Bellecombette Campus: Wednesday, October 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Campus du Bourget-du-Lac: Thursday, October 11 from 8:30 am to 3:20 pm
  • Annecy Campus: Friday 12 October from 9.40 am to 3.20 pm - Conferences organised as part of Erasmusdays.

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ACTIVITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITÉ SAVOIE MONT BLANC

The University of Savoie Mont Blanc organizes its International Week from October 10th to 19th. In partnership with the City of Chambéry and the Economic Agency of Savoie, we are organizing a Welcome Party for international students on Friday, October 19, 2018.

Program of the international evening :

  • 16h00 : Visit of the city of Chambéry
  • 5:30 pm to 11:00 pm: Festive evening with Savoyard buffet and musical entertainment, at the Le Manège congress centre.

How do I get there?

  • If you live in Chambéry or Jacob-Bellecombette :
  • If you live in Le Bourget-du-Lac or Annecy: we organize a shuttle to attend the party. More information to come by e-mail!

How to participate? Compulsory registration with Elodie (elodie.silvestre(at)univ-smb.fr).

Come in large numbers!

WORKSHOPS FOR THE STAFF OF THE UNIVERSITÉ SAVOIE MONT BLANC

For the staff of the University of Savoie Mont Blanc, thematic workshops will be set up to enable the teaching and administrative staff of the institution to better understand the internationalization of training and research.

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You are a partner of a foreign university and would like to discover our campuses? You are taking part in the EAIE exhibition from 11th to 14th September in Geneva and would like to meet us? This CAMPUS TOUR is made for you!

When?

September 11, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Program

Visits of the 3 campuses of the Université Savoie Mont Blanc and speed-meetings with our teaching and administrative colleagues.

How do I register?

If you wish to participate, you can register before July 25, 2018 via this form membership form.

For more information about the event, click on the image.

You are a partner of a foreign university and you wish to improve your level of French in one of the most beautiful regions of France and discover French culture? This Staff Week is made for you!
This Staff Week offers total immersion and is therefore not suitable for true beginners.

On the program: 20 hours of intensive French courses, as well as cultural activities. For more information, click on the picture!

When? When? Where?

From 18 to 22 June 2018, in Chambéry, Savoie. Several excursions will be organized to discover the region.

Activities

20 hours of intensive French courses
Visit the historic towns of Chambéry, Annecy and Annecy.
Excursion in the mountains or near the lakes.

Price: 220€.

This price includes: French courses, excursions and 2 dinners.
This price does not include: accommodation (6 nights), transport to Chambéry, meals and any other personal expenses.

AT THE MENU:

  • Conferences for students of the University of Savoie Mont Blanc
  • Activities for international students of the University of Savoie Mont Blanc
  • Events for the staff of the Université Savoie Mont Blanc
  • Events for international partners of the University of Savoie Mont Blanc

CONFERENCES FOR STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY SAVOIE MONT BLANC

Why undertake international mobility during one's studies? Where to go? What formalities should be completed? How to finance your mobility? etc. etc.: these are all questions that you probably ask yourself when you think about this opportunity to spend a semester or a year abroad. To answer your questions, former students who have spent time abroad and student mobility professionals will come to meet you to present the various elements that will help you to build your project with peace of mind.

An "international mobility day" is organised on each of the campuses and takes the form of a series of conferences. These one-hour lectures are intended primarily for students of the University of Savoie Mont Blanc, but also for staff, particularly exchange managers and international relations officers. They aim to provide useful information to students so that they can make the most of international mobility.

  • Jacob-Bellecombette Campus: Monday, October 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.
  • Campus du Bourget-du-Lac: Tuesday, October 17 from 8:30 am to 2:10 pm
  • Annecy Campus: Wednesday 18 October from 8.30am to 2.10pm

[Discovering the detailed program]

ACTIVITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITÉ SAVOIE MONT BLANC

The University of Savoie Mont Blanc organizes its International Week from October 17 to 21. In partnership with the City of Chambéry, INSEEC, ISEFE and the Savoie Economic Agency, we are organizing a Welcome Party for international students on Friday, October 20, 2017.

Program of the international evening

  • 16h30 : Visit of the city of Chambéry - Meeting at 16h15, place de l'Hôtel de Ville
  • 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm: Festive evening with Savoyard buffet and musical entertainment, at the Le Manège congress centre (331 rue de la République, Chambéry)

How do I get there?

  • If you live in Chambéry, Jacob-Bellecombette or Bourget-du-Lac : Meet directly on the Town Hall square or at the Vélostation at 4:15 pm or at the Manège at 5:45 pm.
  • If you live in Annecy: We suggest you join us by train. Buy your tickets and we will refund them.

IMPORTANT: Please keep your train tickets, as we will need the originals for your refund. (If there are enough of you, a bus will be provided for students coming from Annecy).

How to participate? -> Mandatory registrations

So that we can guarantee you a place, please register by contacting Oriane (oriane.gippa(at)univ-smb.fr)

Come in large numbers!

EVENTS FOR THE STAFF OF THE UNIVERSITÉ SAVOIE MONT BLANC

This major event will bring together many international players: foreign partners (about 70 partners expected), staff of the University of Savoie Mont Blanc involved in international relations and students. A week that will be a new opportunity to promote exchanges between students, teachers, partners and to develop networks of collaborations. Around thirty partner institutions will be represented.

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You are all cordially invited to come and meet all the partners at the International Mobility Exhibition that will take place in the Hall of theAnnecy University Institute of Technology on Wednesday, October 18, starting at 1:30 p.m.

For the staff of the University of Savoie Mont Blanc, workshops for the exchange of good practices will be set up to enable the teaching and administrative staff of the institution to better understand the avenues of internationalization of training and research.

List of workshops (choice of workshops) :

  • Thursday 19 October (16h00-17h30) in ANNECY:
    • Workshop 1: How to connect students and companies? (English)
    • Workshop 2: How to professionalize studies (entrepreneurship, work-study, etc.)? (French)
    • Workshop 3: Getting to know the Frogs! (English)
  • Friday 20 October (9h30-11h00) at BOURGET-DU-LAC :
    • Workshop 4: Presentation of the francophone network of academic exchanges HES-SO (Switzerland), UQTR (Quebec) and USMB (France) - (French)
    • Workshop 5: Presentation of the French Higher Education System (English)
    • Workshop 6: USMB course offer in the fields of Sports, Mountain Studies and Tourism (English)
  • Friday 20 October (9:30-11:00) at JACOB-BELLECOMBETTE :
    • Workshop 7: How to welcome and make our international students feel at home? (English)
    • Workshop 8: How to translate international encounters into intercultural skills? (English)
    • Workshop 9: Presentation of USMB double degrees (French)

In addition, you are all cordially invited to attend the networking lunches organised in Annecy (Wednesday dinner, Thursday lunch) and Chambéry (Friday lunch). These moments will allow you to meet the international partners present on this occasion.

[Discovering the detailed program]

For organizational reasons, we thank you to confirm your participation by filling out the form below. before October 13, 2017: Sign up now

EVENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS OF THE UNIVERSITÉ SAVOIE MONT BLANC

The University of Savoie Mont Blanc, 1st French university since 2008 for its Erasmus exchanges, is organising the third edition of its "International Week" from 16 to 22 October 2017. Impelled by actions carried out within its units of academics, this highlight of the 1st quarter of 2017-2018 will have as main objective to promote international mobility and cooperation projects with foreign partners.

This week, organised by the International Relations Department (DRI), will take the form of various conferences and workshops organised on each of the campuses to enable students to better understand the opportunities for further studies or internships abroad as well as the procedures and aid set up to support them in their international projects.

At the same time, campus visits will be organized to allow international partners to discover the University with its different components and laboratories and to deepen ties with USMB staff. The partners will also introduce themselves to us all at an international mobility fair where a stand will be made available to them to promote their institutions and training.

A major event that will bring together many international players: foreign partners, staff of the University of Savoie Mont Blanc involved in international relations and students. A week that will be a new opportunity to promote exchanges between students, teachers, partners and to develop networks of collaborations.

For more information, the [program for international partners] is now available!

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