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Program overview
3 weeks
Summer / Short course
Start dates
June 2022

June 2023

June 2024

Program description


During this 3-week Summer Program, students will learn about energy transition, renewable energies through innovative and interactive teaching. They will acquire valuable international experience, get to know French culture and learn some French.

This Summer Program is also a perfect opportunity for students to discover INSA Lyon, a place they may want to come back to.

Find out more about Energ'INSA by filling in your details and the school will contact you.

Admission requirements

Who can apply

All Science and Engineering students, undergraduate and graduate students with basic knowledge in electrical or thermal engineering.

For more information about the application process and deadlines, please visit the course website.

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Program content

1. Energy Transition (30 hrs. lectures)

Introduction to Energy Transition

  • Introduction to Renewable Energy (Wind farm; Solar panel; Solar thermal)
  • Introduction to smart grids
  • Introduction to HVDC and its challenges
  • Technical and industrial visits

Renewable Production and Platform Group Project

  • Creativity, group project outlines
  • Technical architecture and implementation
  • Business plan

2. French Language, Cross-Cultural Communication (30 hrs. lectures)

  • Introduction to French Language and Culture
  • Developing Intercultural Competence
  • Industry and Society

Tuition fees

Costs cover accommodations (in students’ residences on campus or your host family), lunch meals from Monday to Friday, cultural and social activities (participation and transport), transport from and to the airport. They do not cover plane tickets and personal activities on weekends.

  • Full cost : € 5,000 (Tuition fees € 3,100)
  • Exchange cost :  € 1,900 

Check with your mobility coordinator within your university if we have an agreement and if the exchange cost applies.


Courses - 4 ECTS credits

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About this institute

Institute of Science and Technology

INSA Lyon is a leading engineering school in France, and its humanist values have been the foundation of its model for over 60 years. Created in 1957 by the philosopher Gaston Berger and the rector Jean Capelle, INSA Lyon is...

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Institute of Science and Technology

20 avenue Albert Einstein
69621 Villeurbanne Cedex

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