Lyon, France

International summer school on Analytical Science, Metrology and Accreditation

when 7 July 2019 - 20 July 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 2500

This school teaches you the basics of the international standard ISO/IEC 17025, as well as the role of metrology and accreditation.

Target group

Doctoral students or emerging young professionals who want to learn about quality in analytical measurements

Course aim

Participants are taught core analytical knowledge and skills directly related to quality of analytical data as addressed in the ISO/IEC 17025 standard (e.g. traceability, validation, uncertainty, decision rules and compliance testing, use of Proficiency Tests, Reference Materials and Internal Quality Control).
Apart from this, because of the way the school is designed, participants are intensively trained in transferable as well as entrepreneurial skills, such as those needed for planning, time management, (intercultural) communication, team play and leadership.

Fee info

EUR 2500: For this two week school, the all-inclusive registration fee is 2500€, including tuition fee, training material (with participation to the MOOC), use of laboratory instruments and reagents, a special lab coat and T-shirt, all social activities (welcome reception, closing dinner, excursions), all meals and accommodation.


a limited number of grants is available