France, Lyon

Science and Engineering

when 14 June 2018 - 18 July 2018
language English
duration 5 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 2000

5-week programme offering 40 hours of French language instruction from beginners to advanced, scientific courses in the specialities of the IPL (Institut Polytechnique de Lyon) 4 engineering schools, industrial visits and cultural outings.
Scientific courses will be offered in the following topics :
CPE Lyon: Practical courses in chemical engineering and chemical analysis: experiments involving distillation, stirring, pressure drop, liquid-vapor equilibrium, precipitation, kinetics, analysis of water, spectroscopy.

ECAM-Lyon: Most of the biggest challenges we will have to face in the future (global warming, increasing scarcity of fossil fuels, the impact of production methods and materials, etc.) are related to the production of energy, its use and consequences. The goal of this course is to teach future engineers the industrial and regulatory context, the technical concepts and tools needed to comprehend these challenges and explore the solutions of tomorrow.

ISARA-Lyon: Develop knowledge in agronomy, agro-ecology and French agriculture: cropping systems and breeding systems, sustainable management of agro-ecosystems, biodiversity management, food system analysis. Lectures, excursions, case studies and personal research on these themes.

ITECH Lyon: Discover an original and practical approach of Polymer and Material Sciences engineering: practicals on paint, adhesive and cosmetic formulation, textile dyeing and weaving process, leather and plastic.

Course leader

IPL (Institut Polytechnique de Lyon) in which you can find four Engineering schools : CPE Lyon :
Contact : Mrs Maria-Angelina BEAUCOURT; ECAM- Lyon Contact : Lisa VERGARA, ISARA-Lyon Contact: Sigolène VERNERET, ITECH Lyon Contact: Nathalie PINTON.

Target group

The course is open to undergraduate students in Science and Engineering who have completed their first or second year of study and who expect to major in one of the disciplines of our 4 schools

Course aim

Give students the chance to settle in the French academic environment and also to meet students from all over the world. The programme jointly organised by 4 engineering schools, offers scientific courses and French language classes. Our Summer School also aims at giving all participants the opportunity to discover different facets of life in France through organised excursions.

Credits info

ISARA-Lyon offers up to 9 ECTS

Fee info

EUR 2000: All classes + 5-week accommodation in a residence hall + all visits and social events + transport card.