Annecy: a terrific location for outdoor sports enthusiasts

Many international events take place in Annecy and the surrounding area. These included stages of the Tour de France, the Ultra-Trail du Mont- Blanc, the Red Bull Elements, and the IF3 Europe Film Festival. The region is a highly popular one, as 60% of Europe’s competitive ski and snowboard events take place here, along with other sporting competitions such as track and field, mountain biking, golf...

Study and live in a spectacularly beautiful region

Studying in the Savoie means choosing to live in one of the world’s greatest playgrounds for skiing, hiking, trail running, paragliding, and whatever other outdoor sport you can imagine. High mountains and beautiful alpine lakes serve as the backdrop for a wide variety of leisure activities. You will be located 30 minutes from ski resorts and just minutes from the lake to enjoy water sports. In other words, being in Annecy translates to not only about learning about the outdoor sports industry, but experiencing and enjoying them first hand.

Moving to Annecy also means enjoying several cultural landmarks in the city. Take advantage of a whole host of activities (cinema, music, theatre, photography, etc.) and special events (concerts, debates, lectures, etc.) that take place on campus.

Services on campus

> Restaurants, university cafeterias and student residences run by the student services department,

> University libraries run by the Université de Savoie Documentation Service (SCD): more than 125,000 books, 650 subscriptions to periodicals, and documents available on the web or via CDRom,

> Preventive health services and counseling services,

> Free access to computer labs.