In the Alps, a few minutes from ski resorts and the Regional National Parks of Les Bauges (http://www.parcdesbauges.com/) and La Chartreuse (http://www.parc-chartreuse.net/), Chambéry offers ideal quality of life for students. The energetic can take advantage of the wide open spaces and the proximity of Lac du Bourget to go in for some outdoor sports.
If, like some 12,000 other students, you have chosen to study in Chambéry, you will see the many benefits of the busy and lively historic town centre of the main town in the département of Savoie.
The birthplace of the University of Savoie, Chambéry is a cosmopolitan student town. A large number of foreign students come here for higher education courses.
The University of Savoie (http://www.univ-savoie.fr/) is organised into three campuses: Jacob Bellecombette, Bourget-du-Lac and Annecy-Le Vieux. It has seven faculties, i.e. Literature and languages, Human and social sciences, Art and culture, Law and business/social administration, Economics and management, Science and technology of sports and physical activity, and Health.
Chambéry plays host to courses in no fewer than twenty subject areas in higher education.
Every summer, the Aix-les-Bains music festival (http://www.musilac.com/), held about 15 kilometres away, offers musical R&R, attracting music fans from all over France.
I like living in a quiet area, but close to the centre of Chambéry. I walk or cycle practically everywhere.
Tristan, 21 years, student at the Chambéry IFSI nurse training institute.
Are you planning to rent a well-equipped, furnished and secure apartment (1-room and 2-room apartments) in a private student hall of residence in Chambéry or Le Bourget-du-Lac?
The Studélites Rousseau and Van Gogh private halls of residence offer very functional and comfortable accommodation for students, interns/trainees or young workers in an excellent environment in the centre of Chambéry and in Le Bourget-du-Lac.