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IFALPES - Institut Français des Alpes, Annecy, France

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IFALPES - Institut Français des Alpes

The language school IFALPES - Institut Français des Alpes was founded in Annecy, France in 1992. The school is situated close to the town centre, a 1 minute walk from the bus and train station. It shares the premises with 2 schools for French students, ensuring a real 'French' immersion. There are a number of snack bars in close proximity.

The school address is: 14 avenue du Rhône,, 74000 - Annecy, France (see on map)

Accreditations and Quality seals

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School Size:

Facilities

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Movie rental

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free WIFI

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years
  • 11 years for specific Junior courses

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2020, 13.Apr.2020, 01.May.2020, 08.May.2020, 21.May.2020, 01.Jun.2020, 14.Jul.2020, 15.Aug.2020, 01.Nov.2020, 11.Nov.2020, 25.Dec.2020.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full number of lost classes are made up

French Courses

General Language
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 20 Additional Week
Price in € 390 371 780 741 1170 1112 1480 1406 1850 1758 2220 2109 2800 2660 3500 3325 3960 3762 6600 6270 330 314
Price in US$ 411 822 1233 1560 1950 2340 2951 3688 4173 6955 348
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
8 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:20
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:50
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 20 Additional Week
Price in € 230 219 460 437 690 656 880 836 1100 1045 1320 1254 1600 1520 2000 1900 2160 2052 3200 3040 160 152
Price in US$ 243 485 728 928 1160 1391 1686 2108 2276 3372 169
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:20
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:50
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2040 1938 170 162
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2150 180
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
2-3 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:20
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:50
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 830 789 1660 1577 2490 2366 3280 3116 4100 3895 4920 4674 5740 5453 6560 6232 8200 7790 9840 9348 820 779
Price in US$ 875 1750 2624 3456 4320 5184 6048 6912 8640 10368 864
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
RESERVE at the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 20 Additional Week
Price in € 470 447 940 893 1410 1340 1880 1786 2300 2185 2760 2622 3680 3496 4600 4370 5520 5244 9200 8740 460 437
Price in US$ 496 991 1486 1981 2424 2909 3878 4847 5817 9694 485
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
RESERVE at the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 590 561 1180 1121 1770 1682 2320 2204 580 551 3480 3306 4060 3857 4640 4408 5800 5510 6960 6612 580 551
Price in US$ 622 1244 1865 2445 612 3667 4278 4889 6112 7334 612
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Junior
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 890 868 1780 1736 2670 2604 3560 3471 4450 4339 -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 963 1925 2888 3850 4813 -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Apartment - shared / Residence, Shared room (multiple beds), Breakfast & lunch & dinner
Price includes
Supervision 24/7
This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
3260 route d'Albertville, 74320 Sevr, Annecy
Starting dates
2020: 12.Jul.2020, 19.Jul.2020, 26.Jul.2020, 02.Aug.2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:20
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
RESERVE at the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 250 238 500 475 750 713 1000 950 1250 1188 -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 264 527 791 1054 1318 -- -- -- -- -- --
This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
3260 route d'Albertville, 74320 Sevr, Annecy
Starting dates
2020: 12.Jul.2020, 19.Jul.2020, 26.Jul.2020, 02.Aug.2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:20
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Exam Preparation
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 830 789 1660 1577 2490 2366 3320 3154 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 875 1750 2624 3499 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
This course is a combination of Intensive French group lessons (20 per week) plus one-to-one private lessons.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:20
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:50
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
RESERVE at the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 470 447 940 893 1410 1340 1880 1786 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 496 991 1486 1981 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
This Course is a combination of Intensive French group lessons (20 per week) plus one-to-one private lessons.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4-5 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:20
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:50
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
RESERVE at the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 590 561 1180 1121 1770 1682 2360 2242 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 622 1244 1865 2487 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
This course is a combination of Intensive French group lessons (20 per week) plus one-to-one private lessons.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5-6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:20
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:50
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
RESERVE at the Lowest Price »
Language Plus Activity
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 660 627 990 941 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 696 1044 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
RESERVE at the Lowest Price »
Specialty Courses
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 445 423 890 846 1335 1269 1780 1691 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 469 938 1407 1876 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5-6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:20
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:50
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Note: All courses offered by IFALPES - Institut Français des Alpes, Annecy can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 80€ €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Comments about courses:If you want to change your accommodation before the end of your stay, one month’s notice is usually required. Please let your host family know in if you have any allergies or require a special diet.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 245 350 420 510 637.5 765 892.5 1020 1275 1530 128 40
Price in US$ 272 389 466 566 708 849 990 1132 1415 1697 142 45
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
15 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 300 465 590 710 887.5 1065 1242.5 1420 1775 2130 177.5 40
Price in US$ 333 516 655 788 985 1182 1379 1575 1969 2363 197 45
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
33 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
20 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € -- -- -- 550 -- -- -- 1100 -- 1650 -- 200 70
Price in US$ 611 1221 1831 222 78
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
20 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 0
Dates:
High season dates 01.Jun.2020 - 31.Aug.2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 50 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € -- -- -- 420 -- -- -- 840 -- 1260 -- 70
Price in US$ 466 932 1398 78
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
25 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 01.Jun.2020 - 31.Aug.2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 50 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € -- -- -- 660 -- -- -- 1320 -- 1980 --
Price in US$ 733 1465 2197
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
15 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
All of the accommodation options are located in the town centre or on the outskirts.
Accommodation supplements:
If you are staying for one month or less, a booking fee of EUR 40 will be charged. If you are staying for more than one month, fee is EUR 70.
Any unwarranted change in accommodation will incur a EUR 40 fee.
If you want to change your accommodation before the end of your stay, one month’s notice is usually required.
Please let your host family know in if you have any allergies or require a special diet.
Airport Transfer costs (each way):
Geneva: EUR 100, Lyon EUR 250.
There will be a supplement cost for transfers at night, on Sundays or on a public holiday.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Dancing3 km
Golf10 km
Horse riding4 km
Ice Hockey3 km
Mountainbiking2 km
Sailing5 km
Skiing40 km
Squash5 km
Swimming3 km
Tennis3 km
Windsurfing5 km
Yoga1 km

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