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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

More Information:
PROGRAM: INFORMATION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY ( IST) offered in English with compulsory French Language & Culture
TYPE OF PROGRAM: Exchange ( pay tuition to IIT while abroad)
LEVEL: Juniors/Seniors( check with IIT academic adviser)
MAJOR(S): CS/CPE/ITM ( not necessarily restricted to these fields alone)
TERM/SEMESTER: FALL ONLY ( mid-September to mid-December)
COURSES: Students can choose 2 to 3 of the CS class sequence
CS 455 ( IST -4-NET1 & IST-4-NET2) Networks – Parts 1 & 2 ( 3 ch)
CS 450 (IST-4-OPS & IST-4-MID) Operating Systems, Middlewares Architecture for ambient to cloud computing ( 3 ch)
CS 422 ( IST-4-DBM1 & IST-4-DBM2) ) Data Bases & data mining – Parts 1 & 2 ( 3 ch)
CS4xx (IST-4-SIP1 & IST-4-SIP2) – Signal & Image Processing ( Parts 1 & 2) ( 3 ch
French Language & Culture ( 3 ch)
INSA Lyon Info:
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: – check “IST Program” send to Ms. Genevieve LOMBARD
1. Send via email Name ( First name, last name, date of birth, department, year of study)
2. Resume/CV
3. Cover letter
4. Photograph – passport size

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October, 22nd 2017 midnight- French time ( 7 hours ahead of CDT)

HOUSING : Refer to student guide link above
COST: Refer to the student guide link above for housing, insurance information
CONTACT: Mr. Frederic Le MOUEL ( , or, Ms. STEPHANIE ZEOLI ( regarding the courses
General Information: Ms. Genevieve LOMBARD –

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