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  • Locations: Beauvais, France
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
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  • Restrictions: Iowa State applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring, Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 07-Sep-2021 29-Oct-2021 09-Jan-2022 04-Jun-2022
NOTE: Program dates may vary!
Summer 2022 15-Feb-2022 28-Feb-2022 15-May-2022 18-Jun-2022
NOTE: NOTE: Dates of the on campus program at UniLaSalle are typically mid-late May to mid-June. Dates are still TBD and are subject to change!
Program Description:

La Salle Beauvais




PLEASE NOTE: There are two (2) Summer exchange programs, as well as three (3) Spring Semester and one (1) Fall Semester Exchange Programs Offered

Summer Exchange Programs

Summer 2021 Program: Culinary Sciences for Health Benefits
This summer program offers a 4-week on-campus component and an optional 4-week internship.

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!)

2000 Euros for the 4-week campus program (4 credits) = $2650 (approximately, exchange rate can fluctuate) 
400 Euros for the optional 4-week internship (2 credits) = $430 (approximately, exchange rate can fluctuate)
$90 for health insurance (approximately $1.50/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 2500 Euro fee for the EU Food Heritage program) and 400 Euro fee adding the optional internship) to UniLaSalle:
Costs include: One way transportation from CDG (Paris) Airport to UniLaSalle campus, 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 Culinary Sciences for Health Benefits Program:

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

NEW Summer 2021 Program: Geological Field School in France
This is a three week summer program

ISU Tuition and Fees + Logistics fee (this includes housing)
$1,800 estimated for Logistics Fee
$35 for health insurance (approximately $1.50/day) + approximately $100 for personal liability insurance
$500 estimated incidentals if in-country for 3 weeks (depends on your spending habits!)
$1600 for airfare (varies)
$200 estimated for local transportation

Regarding the Logistics Fee to UniLaSalle:
Costs include: Week 1: room & board on campus + OW transportation from CDG airport to UniLaSalle: 300€
RT transportation Beauvais field: 300€
Week 2: room, board & transportation: 320€ (Free time in Grenoble: nights and breakfasts are included but not lunches, diners & personal transportation)
Week 3:room, board & transportation: 420€
Non-refundable administration fee: 50€

Not covered in Logistics Fee: Lunches, Dinners, and Transportation during your free time in Grenoble (approximately 2 days in Grenoble).

Non-refundable cancellation fee after the application deadline: 150€

The Geological Field School in France program is a three-week program at the Beauvais campus. This program runs from the 3rd week of May for approximately 3 weeks (dates are subject to change depending on the year). During your three weeks, you out studying one of two areas: sediment mapping and mapping of magmatic or volcanic areas or study of the Alps transect/ sequence stratigraphy in situ. You will be conducting a practical geological exploration in small groups. See the brochure for more details or contact our Study Abroad Adviser, Jessica Boertje, at for further questions.


Semester Exchange Programs

Choose from regular semester classes taught in French, or choose the a semester in select, focused programs. Choose from the Nutritional Sciences program or the Water & Environmental Management program in the Spring semester, or the Environmental Engineering program in the Fall or Spring semester

The Nutritional Sciences, Water & Environmental Management, and Environmental Engineering programs are all taught entirely in English.

The main UniLaSalle campus, in Beauvais, is located in the Picardie region, about an hour north of Paris. UniLaSalle 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. Both the Nutritional Sciences and the Water & Environmental Management programs will be located at the Beauvais campus.

NEW *Environmental Engineering program* - This program will be located on the Rennes Campus

UniLaSalle’s Rennes campus is capital of the Brittany region, about two hours away on a high-speed train from Paris and an hour away by car from the beach. UniLaSalle offers five-year programs in several food and agriculture subjects.

Exchange students at LaSalle Rennes does not have private residence halls and therefore all students registered must rent private accommodation. The International Office can help you find accommodation on the campus or in the vicinity, or possibly try and find a French roommate. You should let the school know your accommodation preferences when you apply.


CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT SPRING SEMESTER in Nutritional Sciences Nutritional-sciences-2019.pdf

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE SPRING SEMESTER in Water & Environmental Management 2020 Leaflet Spring semester water WEB.pdf

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

Application Deadline: October 15 for Spring term; February 14 for Summer term; April 1 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 ($1400-$1600), insurance (approximately $200), passport ($135), and visa.

For more information contact our Study Abroad Adviser, Jessica Boertje, at , 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