Welcome to the IAE Savoie Mont Blanc !

You find here all you should know/all the information required to come studying with us !

NB : In Annecy, you can study Marketing, Economics, Information and Technology Management. 

In Chambéry, you can study Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management, International Management.

Academic Calendar

The french university calendar is divided into two semesters :

  • 1st semester : September - December
  • 2nd semester : January - June

There are also vacation periods :

  • All Saints (October)
  • Christmas (December)
  • Winter (February)
  • Spring (April)

Important information for the academic year 2021-2022 - Covid19 :

The students and all the teachers are expected to be present at the beginning of the academic year, however the IAE will keep a small dose of distance learning, limited to 20% of the student hourly volume of each training. This amounts to a maximum of 50 hours of distance learning per student for semester 1, i.e. one day per week.


Courses you can study in Annecy

English taught courses (only available at the first semester)

Please note that two information are missing on the PDF presentation:

  • the international semester in management offers a course in Finance that worths 5 ECTS
  • the French as Foreign Language course "semester course" worths 5 ECTS and the "intensive course" doesn't give any ECTS

A minimum B1/B2 level in English is required to pursue the international semester in management, please provide an English certificate to prove your level when applying in moveon (TOEFL, TOEIC, Cambridge, Oxford, English certificate from an English teacher).

French taught courses


2nd year of bachelor's degree :

3rd year of bachelor's degree :

Master's degree :

Marketing Communication 

3rd year of bachelor's degree :

Master's degree :

Information and Technology Management

2nd year and 3 rd of bachelor's degree :

Master's degree :

French as a Foreign Language (FLE) courses

  • Free for exchange students
  • Rate of 4 hours per week
  • Obtention of 4 ECTS
  • 6 differents level of classes
  • Opportunity to meet the other international students

Contact : accents@univ-smb.fr


  • Verify that your home university has an exchange agreement with IAE (Erasmus code : F CHAMBER01), you can ask this your International Relations Office.
  • Be selected by your home university.
  • Fill in the application form of you university.
  • Be accept to come studying here and get enroll!

Application form opening period :

1st Semester : March - April

2nd Semester : October - November

Pratical information :

To get more details about student life, housing, visa procedures, etc. Visit : Coming at the IAE and student life