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  • Locations: Beauvais, France
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Iowa State applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring, Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: Cornell, Jodi
Program Director:
Cornell, Jodi
Language of Instruction: English, French Host Country Language: French
Online Course Catalog Available: Yes
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La Salle Beauvais



Exchange in France, Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais, Beauvais, France

There are 2 (two) different summer programs to choose from. 
Each has a 4-week on campus component and an optional 4-week internship.

Summer 2017 Program Cooking for Health: From Field to Plate

Summer 2017 Program: Exploring French Terroirs

Program Cost (for the 4 week on-campus program and optional 4 week internship):
ISU tuition and fees (estimated based on 4 ISU summer tuition credits for the on-campus portion of program only, 4 credits for optional internship-which would increase tuition amount! - may not need to take for credit)
Check here for more detailed ISU tuition and fee amounts:
2000 Euros for the 4-week campus program (4 credits) = $2135 (approximately, exchange rate can fluctuate) 
400 Euros for the optional 4-week internship (4 credits) = $430 (approximately, exchange rate can fluctuate)
$80 for CISI insurance (approximately $1.31/day) + approximately $100 for personal liability insurance
$1000 estimated incidentals if in-country for 8 weeks (depends on your spending habits!)
$1600 for airfare (varies)
$250 estimated for local transportation

Regarding the 2000 euro fee (or 2400 euro fee including optional internship) to UniLaSalle:
Costs include:
OW transportation from CDG Airport to UniLaSalle, housing, culinary platform fee, RT
transportations from UniLaSalle to work placement location, work placement administration fees.
Not included: RT travel from country of origin, passport/visa fees, mandatory health and liability
insurance coverage, all meals (optional meal plan available at approx.10€/day), personal expenses,
incl. personal travel on long weekends at Ascension and Pentecost (see schedule). Return transportation
from UniLaSalle to airport at the end of the program

Click on this link for more information for the From Field to Plate Program: Plaquette Cooking for health-20162017 (2).pdf

Click on this link for more information for the Exploring French Terroirs Program: Plaquette French Terroirs-20162017.pdf

Processing Shrimp 
"Processing Shrimp" - photo courtesy of Kathryn Moorhead, Summer 2015


Description for Semester Program:

Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais, Beauvais, France

Choose from regular semester classes taught in French, or choose the spring semester in nutritional sciences option taught entirely in English.

The Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais is located in the Picardie region, about an hour north of Paris. LaSalle Beauvais offers five-year programs in several food and agriculture subjects.

Exchange students at LaSalle Beauvais will live on campus in single or shared rooms, and will eat at the university restaurant. Shared kitchens are available for students who prefer to prepare some meals for themselves.

Spring semester in Nutritional Sciences - leaflet 2017.pdf

For more information on LaSalle Beauvais, please visit their website:

MUST SEE: Information about LaSalle and Programs: LaSalle Beauvais_Nutrition_EN.pdf  (have patience, it may take a while to load!)


Application Deadline: October 28 for Spring term; February 15 for Summer term; April 15 for Fall term.

Program Cost Description for Semester Program: Students pay ISU tuition and fees (the same that you would if you were on the ISU campus). Room (approximately € 450/month), board ( €4/meal on campus), Bus (20 €/month) , books (approximately $200), supplies and incidentals (approximately $100 per week), including recreational travel, are paid out-of-pocket in-country. Additional costs include airfare ($1300-$1600), insurance (approximately $200), passport ($135), and visa.

For more information contact:  Mr. Jodi Cornell, , or stop by 0018 Curtiss Hall.

Making Macarons
"Making Macarons" - photo courtesy of Kathryn Moorhead,  (Macy Mears pictured above)

On excursion in Brussels
"On Excursion in Brussels" - photo courtesy of Kathryn Moorhead

French Countryside
"French Countryside" - photo courtesy of Kathryn Moorhead

Making Friends with the Locals
"Making Friends with the Locals at la Ferme" - photo courtesy of Kathryn Moorhead

This program is currently not accepting applications.