Practical information

COVID-19 pandemic update:
In light of the pandemic, we are sorry to announce that the program has been cancelled.
We however intend to implement this course in the year 2020-21. This page will be updated when the dates and contents have been decided on.
The following information are related to the aborted 2019-20 edition; however, most of them will probably be valid for next year's edition.


The program is open to both professionals and students at all levels, but you must be 18 years or older. Some hiking is involved - pack appropriate gear!

At this time, only applications to all three weeks will be received.

Fees and discounts

The full cost is €1550 without accommodation or € 2250 including housing with kitchenette.

Costs include cultural activities and mountain field trips.

Please note that program fees do not cover airfare, most meals, basic sports gear, mandatory medical and repatriation insurance, or other personal expenses.

Payment of a 250€ deposit will be required to confirm your interest, within 30 days of your selection in the program.

Discounts are available for:
  • Early-birds (payment before February 15, 2020);
  • Students from partner institutions.
Feel free to contact us for individual information at


While no academic credits are directly provided by the program, your home institution may choose to award you up to 6 European course credits (ECTS) based on the learning outcomes and expected time commitment (105 hours total, 90 contact hours).


The initial application deadline was Mach 31st.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The application deadline has been postponed to April 15th.


The accommodation provided are studios with kitchenette at Résidence Galilée in downtown Grenoble, except for the Bootcamp program students who will stay in individual bedrooms in a student residence, La Maison des Etudiants.


Week-ends are off but you will be able to stay in Grenoble if you choose or to travel.
Download the program schedule  

Published on  February 26, 2020
Updated onApril 16, 2020