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FAME - for ECE and CS Majors

Term To Study: Spring 2012
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2011
Program Starts: Jan 05, 2012
Program Ends: May 01, 2012
Major 1: Science Computer
Subject 1:
Major 2: Engineering Electrical & Electronics
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Provider
Link 1: FAME Program
Program Locations: Cergy
Contact Name: Ashley Sinclair
Contact Email:
Estimated Costs: Tuition cost for Spring 2012 is 3500 Euros. Housing options range from as low as 300 Euros per month to 650 Euros per month for a single. The estimated cost for food and local transport is about 300 Euros per month.

For IIT students, there is a $3500 (USD) scholarship available for the FAME program. Check with Study Abroad and Financial Aid for more details.
fame_course description2012.doc
Program Description

The Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science at Illinois Institute of Technology are offering a spring semester study abroad program, taught in English by professors at Ecole Nationale Superieure de l’Electronique et de se Applications (ENSEA), one of the top engineering universities in France.

ENSEA is located in Cergy-Pontoise, France, 40 minutes from the Champs Elysées in Paris.

Federal financial aid can be used for this program. Tuition is paid directly to ENSEA; students do not pay tuition to IIT during the study abroad period.

Please plan for passport/visa cost (required) and travel within Europe (optional). Weekend travel via train from Paris to cities including Berlin, Prague, Venice, and London is very affordable.

Students must be in their third year of an electrical and/or computer engineering major in Spring 2012 and in good academic standing. Computer Science majors are also eligible. Eligibility is reviewed on a case by case basis with your advisor.

Students will take 5 courses (18 credits hours) which will be arranged with your advisor. Available courses taught in English include:
CS 430
CS 450
CS 350 (also works as ECE 242)
ECE 308
ECE 307
ECE 312
ECE 319
MATH 474
HUM 190 (French Culture, required)

(See attached document for all courses and their descriptions)
If you are currently enrolled in these courses, you CAN change your schedule without penalty prior to the add/drop date (Sept. 3, 2011). See Dr. Saniie in SH 103 for details.

For information concerning the FAME program & visa application, pre-departure orientation,
contact Ashley Sinclair at

For information about ENSEA and housing options proposed by ENSEA, contact - Prof. Philippe Marc
For general information about the FAME program, contact - Dr. V. Misquita by email to

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