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Exchange - INSA in Lyon

Term To Study: Fall 2018
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
Major 1: Engineering Electrical & Electronics
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Major 2: Engineering Civil
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Major 3: Engineering Mechanical
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Major 4: Engineering Material Science
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Major 5: Engineering other
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Major 6: Engineering Industrial
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Exchange
Link 1: Studying at INSA Lyon
Link 2: Courses in English
Link 3: Housing Information
Host Website:
Program Locations: Lyon
Contact Phone: 3125673680
Contact Name: Kerianne Mahoney
Contact Email:
What is Included: Tuition is paid to IIT

INSA provides accommodation on-campus for all exchange students: 254 € to 534 €
What is not Included: Housing and food costs are paid to INSA-Lyon.
Estimated Costs: It is estimated that the cost of housing & meals for one semester is 1800 Euros.
Program Description

What is the program?
A semester study abroad program, one of France’s top engineering schools.

What is INSA-Lyon?
INSA-Lyon is one of 5 INSA institutions in France. IT was created in 1957 by philosopher Gaston Berger and the Dean Jean Capelle. It is both an engineering school and a reference center for research with a focus on its students' professional success. INSA is the first INSA institute and has over 5000 students, over a third of which are female.

Where is INSA-Lyon?
The university is located on a large campus called La Doua, which encompasses many other science-oriented schools and universities. La Doua is located in Villeurbanne, a suburb of Lyon, the third largest city in France. As Lyon is situated in the south-east of France, the Alps are also in close proximity.

Will I need a visa?
Yes, students will need to apply for a student visa. IIT’s International Center will offer assistance and advice on this process.

Where will I live?
INSA-Lyon has a total of eight halls of residence, which provide
shared rooms, studio apartments, and shared apartments.

* Program dates are estimated based on the 2014-15 academic calendar.
1st semester: September 2016 till January 2017
2nd semester: February till June 2017

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