Roscoff, France

From the Laboratory to the Distant Universe, the World of Plasmas

when 27 August 2023 - 2 September 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 EC

The next PLAS@PAR Summer school will be held in Roscoff in August 27 - September 02, 2023.

Discover the challenges of tomorrow !
Join the PLAS@PAR summer school entitled, “From the laboratory to the distant universe, the World of Plasmas”. This school is organized once a year during one week in August. We offer the unique possibility to join, free of charge, a 5-day summer school in Roscoff (Brittany) at the Marine station. This school is targeting students entering the master level, but can also be appreciated by master students to broaden their horizon or PhD students that are searching to change research topics.

Course leader

Program director : Philippe Savoini
Deputy-director : Francesco Califano

Target group

Students should have completed at least 2 years of university studies. They should hold a Bachelor degree in Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics (or a certified equivalent amount of learning in the same field, quantified as 3 years of previous studies corresponding to at least 180 credits in the European Credit Transfer System).

Course aim


The main objective of the summer school is to introduce plasma physics in any state from Laboratory, to the distant universe. PLAS@PAR selects good ranked students with a good background in physics or applied mathematics, to introduce them to the diversity of plasma physics. Hence the formation covers various aspects of plasmas: astrophysical and natural plasmas, laboratory plasmas generated by lasers, electrical devices, ion beams, and also cold plasmas for industrial applications etc.

Fee info

EUR 0: Lectures, accommodation (hotel and restaurant) and transfer Paris - Roscoff are free of charge. (Date of departure from Paris : August 27 / Return : September 02)