The SPS Summer School 2018 is a one-week programme for outstanding and enthusiastic Master's and PhD students, as well as young post-docs, who want to acquire excellent training offered by leading scientists in plant epigenetics.

It has a clearly defined and unique profile that will provide you with interdisciplinary education in:

  • Plant epigenetics,
  • Plant developmental biology,
  • Plant RNA biology,
  • Plant chromatin biology,
  • Bioinformatics.

Dates: From 8th July 2018 to 13 July 2018

Duration: 6 days

Location: Centre Port-Royal, Chemin du Charme et du Carrosse, 78470 Saint-Lambert-des-Bois

Target audience: Master’s, PhD students and young post-docs

Organised by: INRA

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Europe’s largest summer school for climate innovation and entrepreneurship offers a unique combination of climate knowledge and hands-on business experience. The Journey brings together students and professionals from all over the world. From validating an idea to understanding the market, structuring a business, and building a team, Climate-KIC gears you up for the world of climate entrepreneurship. Get the tools to make an impact on the global effort to find solutions to climate change, and become an entrepreneur.

The Journey summer school provides you with climate change knowledge combined with entrepreneurship skills, allowing you to create – together with people from a wide range of backgrounds – a business model which will help our environment.

Duration:

2 programmes:

  • 3-week programmes
  • 5-week programmes

Dates:

  • 3 weeks : 30.06 – 21.07
  • 3 weeks : 11.08 – 01.09
  • 5 weeks : 01.07 – 04.08
  • 5 weeks : 29.07 – 01.09
  • InnoSpace (5 weeks): 24.06 – 28.07

Location: Europe

Target audience: students and professionals

Organised by: University of Copenhagen, Climate-KIC

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At UVSQ-Paris-Saclay, the 'Arctic Studies' program is backed by laboratories of excellence such as the LSCE and the LATMOS, which make UVSQ the 4th best university worldwide in Atmosphere Science and Meteorology (CRWU ranking), 40th in Earth Sciences (ARWU or Shanghai Ranking) and part of the 101-150th Group in Environmental Science and Engineering (ARWU). Research on Climate is a major focus of the excellence cluster University Paris-Saclay, France’s main research hub in science and technology of which UVSQ is a founding member.

The 2018 summer school will offer you high-level courses, taught in English, meetings with leading researchers in the field and an introduction to research through a supervised project using the research methodologies presented during the summer school. You will have a unique opportunity to discover the world of research in interdisciplinary Arctic Studies in France’s leading research cluster, potentially your first step towards the preparation of a PhD in France in environmental sciences, social sciences and humanities related to climate change and polar research, while discovering the country, culture and language in pleasant conditions.

Dates: From 1 July 2018 to 27 July 2018

Duration: 4 weeks

Location: Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, LATMOS

Target audience: Master's students (Level B2 in English)

Organised by: Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

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Dates: From 14 July 2018 to 20 July 2018

Duration: 1 week

Organised by: INRA

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The main research and training expertise of the UEVE-Paris-Saclay and Genopole campus concerns modern Genomics and its applications to humans and industry. To that end, research and training includes all the basic aspects of genomics together with other sciences that are needed for its success i.e. bioinformatics, statistics, big data, physics and chemistry. Furthermore, to foster applications, research is developed in close relationship with start-ups and companies that are incubated on the campus.

As such, we offer a high-level summer school with lectures, conferences, bibliographic projects, and experimental work in the very heart of our laboratories. The school will consider personalized medicine, synthetic and systemic biology, human pluripotent stem cells, biotherapies, structure-function relationships of macromolecular assemblies, biomimetic nanopores for biology and biotechnologies. The school will provide students critical knowledge for their professional project by bringing them an up-to-date view of these thematics.

Dates: From 2nd July 2018 to 20 July 2018

Duration: 18 days

Location: Université Evry-Val d'Essonne

Target audience: Master's students

Organised by: UEVE

The programme will cover statistical methodologies and bioinformatic tools used in genomics and metagenomics in the context of a comprehensive approach of pathological mechanisms. The course will include lectures and a round table with scientific leaders as well as hands‐on computer sessions with experts in the field.

Dates: from 26 June 2018 TBC to 29 June 2018

Duration: 1 week

Location: Campus chateauform' des berges de Seine, 1 route de Beaulieu (D39), 77240 Seine Port

Target audience: Researchers, engineers, PhDs

Organised by: Genopole

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Durant 3 jours, vous pourrez assister à :

  • une vingtaine de tables rondes, conférences ou ateliers sur de larges domaines de la R&D en santé,
  • comprendre les enjeux du développement industriel,
  • vous familiariser avec la complexité de la R&D pharmaceutique.

Cet évènement bisannuel, animé par des industriels et des chercheurs académiques, est né de la volonté des partenaires de favoriser la mise en place de réseaux de recherche entre laboratoires académiques et industrie de santé.

Dates: from 5th July 2018 to 7th July 2018

Duration: 3 days

Target audience: PhDs in 2nd of 3rd year issus des écoles doctorales en « santé et science du vivant »

Organised by: Labex LERMIT

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Hands-on sessions with practical solutions for the daily handling of Gaia data.

Dates: From 26 February 2018 to 2nd March 2018

Duration: 5 days

Location: Observatoire de Paris-Meudon

Target audience: PhD Students, Post-Doc and Young Scientists

Organised by: Doctoral School in Astronomy and Astrophysics of Paris Area

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The aim of this school is to develop the skills of researchers and engineers in the area of uncertainty management of computer codes. Some of the lectures are followed by practical computer sessions. Collaborative sessions, round tables and poster sessions will foster exchanges between participants.

Dates: From 4th June 2018 to 8th June 2018

Duration: 5 days

Location: Station Biologique Roscoff, Centre UPMC-CNRS, France

Organised by: CEA/DAM, EDF R&D and CMLA ENS Paris-Saclay

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The NANO3 school is a 4-week intensive course in nanophotonics, nanoelectronics and nano-magnetism, an innovative field of research developed at Paris-Saclay University. The students will experience outstanding laboratory training and projects together with exciting cultural activities in and around Paris. The aim of the NANO3 school is to provide Chinese students with precise information on the French research system. The methodology used is diverse: theoretical courses, lab trainings, industrial seminars, research projects, as well as visits of laboratories.

Dates: from 2nd July 2018 to 27 July 2018

Duration: 4 Weeks

Location: Institut des Sciences Moléculaires d’Orsay - UMR 8214, Rue André Rivière, Bâtiment 520, Université Paris-Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex

Target audience: Students at Master level (major in General Physics, in Optics and Electromagnetism or Physics of Materials)

Organised by: UPSud, C2N

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The school deals with the necessity to fill the gap between the scientific and technical knowledge acquired by the students at the University, on the one hand, and the requests they will have to face in their work career either in academic institutions or industry, on the other hand: in other words with the necessity to develop entrepreneurship.

Dates: from 9th July 2018 to 20th July 2018

Duration: 2 Weeks

Location: Department of Physics of the University of Genoa

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The TES-HEP school brings together European students with the basic aim of teaching them various aspects of high-energy physics, mainly focusing on experimental particle physics. General lectures are followed by seminars.

Duration and dates: To be confirmed

Location: To be confirmed

Target audience: Students at the end of Master's studies, First years of PhD thesis

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Hands-on sessions with practical solutions for the daily handling of Gaia data.

Dates: From 26 February 2018 to 2nd March 2018

Duration: 5 days

Location: Observatoire de Paris-Meudon

Target audience: PhD Students, Post-Doc and Young Scientists

Organised by: Doctoral School in Astronomy and Astrophysics of Paris Area

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At UVSQ-Paris-Saclay, the 'Arctic Studies' program is backed by laboratories of excellence such as the LSCE and the LATMOS, which make UVSQ the 4th best university worldwide in Atmosphere Science and Meteorology (CRWU ranking), 40th in Earth Sciences (ARWU or Shanghai Ranking) and part of the 101-150th Group in Environmental Science and Engineering (ARWU). Research on Climate is a major focus of the excellence cluster University Paris-Saclay, France’s main research hub in science and technology of which UVSQ is a founding member.

The 2018 summer school will offer you high-level courses, taught in English, meetings with leading researchers in the field and an introduction to research through a supervised project using the research methodologies presented during the summer school. You will have a unique opportunity to discover the world of research in interdisciplinary Arctic Studies in France’s leading research cluster, potentially your first step towards the preparation of a PhD in France in environmental sciences, social sciences and humanities related to climate change and polar research, while discovering the country, culture and language in pleasant conditions.

Dates: From 1 July 2018 to 27 July 2018

Duration: 4 weeks

Location: Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, LATMOS

Target audience: Master's students (Level B2 in English)

Organised by: Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

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Significant progress has been made in the study of gauge theories in the last decade. Thanks to the discovery of novel techniques and especially supersymmetric localization, the field now possesses a plethora of exact results that previously seemed unreachable. Starting with the work of Nekrasov who computed the instanton partition function for N=2 theories in four dimensions, Pestun computed the exact partition function on a four-sphere for theories with N=2 supersymmetry. Shortly after the partition functions as well as other observables in various spacetime dimensions and compact manifolds were computed.

Our school aims in deepening the understanding of current results and at investigating which of our current methods are transferable to theories with less supersymmetry, as well as trying to increase the list of possible observables that are computable via localization. Each week would feature three or four speakers giving one lecture per day. During the first week, in addition to these three one hour and a half lectures there would be discussion and homework sessions in the afternoon. During the second week, some of the lectures would be replaced by talks on more advanced topics.

Dates: from 16th July 2018 to 27th July

Duration: 9 days

Location: IHES, Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center, 35 route de Chartres, F-91440 Bures-sur-Yvette, France

Target audience: PhD students and postdoctoral fellows

Organised by: IHES

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The Summer School in Communicating Politics - Media, Communication, Activism from the French Revolution to the present is held in Padua, Italy. It aims to provide an international learning environment which will allow participants to be actively involved in workshops and seminars and to experience innovative methods of collaborative learning under the supervision of renowned academics and experts from Universities and Research Centres in Italy, Switzerland and France.

Dates: From 19 September 2016 to 24 September 2016

Duration: 5 days

Target audience: graduate and post-graduate students, PhD candidates, and young researchers having an academic or professional interest in the relationship between media and politics in historical perspective

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The relationship between media and politics in historical perspective.

Dates: From 3rd September 2018 to 9th September 2018

Duration: 7 days

Location: Between Versailles and Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

Target audience: Graduate and post-graduate students, PhD candidates, and young researchers having an academic or professional interest in the relationship between media and politics in historical perspective

Organised by: Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

The course has already been running for ten years with success. Now, partners are offering a new and unique pedagogical approach for the benefits of students considering lessons learned during previous experiences. It aims to be a challenge to offer solutions to real problems in a global context using Project Based Learning methodology working seriously on the strengthening of student´s transversal skills and measuring them. The objective of this two-week summer programme is to give students deeper knowledge of the relation between sustainable development and economic/financial conditions on a global scale, encouraging them to offer creative solutions for real problems in a global context.

Dates: from 2nd July 2018 to TBC

Duration: 2 weeks

Location:

  • CentraleSupélec - campus de Saclay
  • Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain
  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), Hungary
  • To be confirmed: Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL)

Target audience: Students with at least 150 ECTS credits in engineering, natural science, architecture, economics or business administration

Organised by: Centrale Supélec

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The school deals with the necessity to fill the gap between the scientific and technical knowledge acquired by the students at the University, on the one hand, and the requests they will have to face in their work career either in academic institutions or industry, on the other hand: in other words with the necessity to develop entrepreneurship.

Dates: from 9th July 2018 to 20th July 2018

Duration: 2 Weeks

Location: Department of Physics of the University of Genoa

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