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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 attractivity 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 Chambéry 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? Where?

In Chambéry. Several excursions and activities around Chambéry will be organized.

  • 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 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.

Accommodation

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 Chambéry.

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 wait 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 is it about?

A week-long staff to develop your French as a Foreign Language (FLE) classroom practices.

  • Who can participate?

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

  • When? When?

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

  • Which themes?

Our weekend staff will focus on several main themes including:

-The use of the image in French as a foreign language class

- French through the Arts - Theatre, News and Logbook

-Digital technology at the service of the French as a foreign language

-How to teach French on a university basis (FOU)

- Playfulness as a means of acquiring linguistic tools

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

  • Which activities

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

Visit of the historic cities of Annecy and Chambéry;

Excursions to mountains and/or lakes

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

  • How much does it cost?

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

Price for people from partner universities: 220 €

Price for an individual registration: 300€

Either way, for a week:

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

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

  • Hosting:

We have pre-booked a quota of rooms at the Kyriad hotel offering attractive prices: SIMPLE 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 Chambéry. All excursions organized during the staff week will leave from the Kyriad hotel.

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

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

Download the brochure HERE

Contact :

Mehdi CHERGUI
Coordinator for the teaching of French as a foreign language to international audiences
ACCENTS / Jacob Bellecombette's university campus, 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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  • Lectures for students at the University of Savoie Mont Blanc
  • Activities for international students at the University of Savoie Mont Blanc
  • Events for Savoie Mont Blanc University staff

 

CONFERENCES FOR STUDENTS AT THE SAVOIE MONT BLANC UNIVERSITY

Why international mobility during your studies? Where to go? What formalities should be carried out? How to finance your mobility? etc. These are all questions 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 and present the various elements that will help you build your project with confidence.

An "International Mobility Day" is organised on each of the campuses and is organised in the form of a series of conferences. Lasting one hour, these are primarily intended for students of the Savoie Mont Blanc University but also for staff, in particular exchange managers and international relations officers. They aim to provide students with useful information so that they can make the most of their mobility abroad.

  • Jacob-Bellecombette Campus: Wednesday, October 10 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Campus du Bourget-du-Lac: Thursday, October 11 from 8:30 am to 3:20 pm
  • Annecy Campus: Friday 12 October from 9.40 to 15.20 - Conferences organised within the framework of the Erasmusdays.

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[To register for the event]

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ACTIVITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AT THE SAVOIE MONT BLANC UNIVERSITY

The University of Savoie Mont Blanc is organising its International Week from 10 to 19 October. In partnership with the City of Chambéry and the Agence Économique de 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 convention centre

How to get here?

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

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

Come in large numbers!

WORKSHOPS FOR THE STAFF OF THE SAVOIE MONT BLANC UNIVERSITY

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

[Discover the detailed program]

 

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

When? When?

September 11, 2018 from 8:30 am to 6 pm.

Program

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

How to register?

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

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

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

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

When? When? Where? 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 of the historical cities of Chambéry, Annecy
Excursion in the mountains or near the lakes.

Price: 220€

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

AT THE MENU :

  • Lectures 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 University Savoie Mont Blanc
  • Events for Savoie Mont Blanc University's international partners

CONFERENCES FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS AT SAVOIE MONT BLANC UNIVERSITY

Why international mobility during your studies? Where to go? What formalities should be carried out? How to finance your mobility? etc. These are all questions 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 professionals in student mobility 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 is organised in the form of a series of conferences. Lasting one hour, these are primarily intended for students at the University of Savoie Mont Blanc but also for staff, in particular exchange managers and international relations officers. They aim to provide students with useful information so that they can take full advantage of international mobility.

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

[Discover the detailed program]

ACTIVITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AT THE SAVOIE MONT BLANC UNIVERSITY

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

Program of the international evening

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

How to get here?

  • If you live in Chambéry, Jacob-Bellecombette or Bourget-du-Lac: Go directly to the Town Hall square or to the Bike Station at 4:15 p.m. or to the Armoury at 5:45 p.m.
  • If you live in Annecy: We suggest you to join us by train. Buy your tickets and we will refund them.

IMPORTANT: Keep your train tickets in a safe place, as we will need the originals to refund you. (If there are enough of you, a bus will be available for students coming from Annecy)

How to participate? -> Required 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 SAVOIE MONT BLANC UNIVERSITY

This major event will bring together many international actors: foreign partners (approximately 70 expected 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 collaborative networks. About 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 Fair that will take place in the Hall of theAnnecy University of Technology Wednesday, October 18 from 1:30 pm.

For the staff of the Savoie Mont Blanc University, workshops for the exchange of good practices will be set up in order to enable teachers and administrative staff of the institution to better understand the ways in which training and research can be internationalized.

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, October 20 (9:30-11:00) at BOURGET-DU-LAC:
    • Workshop 4: Presentation of the French-speaking 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 offers in the fields of Sports, Mountain Studies and Tourism (Français)
  • Friday, October 20 (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 the USMB double diplomas (French)

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

[Discover the detailed program]

For organisational reasons, please confirm your participation by filling in the form below before October 13, 2017: To register

EVENTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY'S INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS IN SAVOIE MONT BLANC

The University of Savoie Mont Blanc, France's leading university since 2008 for Erasmus exchanges, is organising the third edition of its "International Week" from 16 to 22 October 2017. Driven by actions carried out within its training units, this highlight of the first quarter of 2017-2018 will have as its main objective to promote international mobility as well as cooperation projects with foreign partners.

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

In parallel, campus visits will be organized to allow international partners to discover the University with its various components and laboratories and to deepen their links with USMB staff. The partners will also present themselves to all of us 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 and partners and to develop collaborative networks.

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

To register