Language of instruction: French
Language requirement: French 204 or equivalent required for participation.
GPA requirement: 3.0 cumulative
- March 1 for Academic Year
- October 1 for Spring
Approximate Academic Calendar:
Fall: October to late January
Spring: February to July
Duration: Spring or Academic year
The program in France is run through the Global Engineering Education Exchange (Global E3). Please refer to the France page of the Global E3 website as well as the schools' website for more detailed information.
UTT (Université de Technologie de Troyes)
You must carry the equivalent of 12-18 UW credits while abroad, as determined through a scale for credit equivalency. You can take any course abroad that you can get approved as equivalent to a UW course; learn how to get courses equated. You can also choose from a list of courses already approved as equivalent to UW courses:
The following sample budgets will give you an idea of the costs involved. These amounts are approximate and will vary based on the actual program you attend, your own spending, and the current currency exchange rate. As you budget for your study abroad, make sure you plan for these contingencies. Check current exchange rates online at OANDA.com or XE.com.
Tuition and fees: University of Wisconsin-Madison tuition
UW program fee: $300
UW-mandated CISI health insurance: $35/month
French health insurance (mandatory): cost varies
Housing: $400 per month
Meals: $350 per month
Miscellaneous expenses (laundry, books, supplies, etc.): $1200 semester
Local transportation: $60/month
Student visa: $120
Entertainment, vacation and travel costs vary widely.
Most schools offer on-campus housing (dormitories). Please see the Global E3 website or the individual French institutions' website for details of the schools housing opportunities.
1) Complete Global E3's electronic application form online.
2) Complete the insitution's application (if necessary).
4) Submit ALL application materials directly to IESP; do not send them to the institution to which you are applying.
If you have an up-to-date passport please submit a copy of it with your application, otherwise start applying for a passport as soon as possible.
If you have any questions, contact IESP.