France, Angers

Research Summer School

when 24 June 2019 - 5 July 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 900

International researchers from different universities will be teaching on selected topics:

From gene to clinical application

Beyond genes: epigenetic and environment

From chemistry to clinical trial

Informatics and medicine

From microorganisms to medical microbiology

From integrative physiology to space medicine research

Workshops and visits :

Visits of international research institutes :

- Oniris (Vet school and research labs), Nantes
- Généthon, Paris

The aim of this program is mainly to give practical and interactive classes to students. Several workshops are therefore organized, among them :

- "Academic research/Industrial research" (with companies from Atlanpole Biotherapies)
- “Medical Informatics”
- “Experimental surgery” including hands-on activities in the simulation lab.


Fetal programming
Experimental surgery
Medical Informatics / bioinformatics / metabolomics
Mitochondrial diseases
Fertility preservation
From physiology to integrative spatial medicine
Genetics and epigenetics of brain tumors
Research in microcirculation
Vaccination - blessing ou curse

Course leader

Pr. Audrey Rousseau
Dr. Pascale May-Panloup

Target group

The course will be entirely taught in English. This intensive training is open to all French and International students who have already completed 2 years of medicine/biological sciences/pharmacy and who may be interested in pursuing a M.D., M.D. /Ph.D. or Ph.D. programs and envision a career in scientific and/or medical research.

Course aim

The purpose is to give students the opportunity to be exposed to medical research, in an academic medical environment and to facilitate their accession to advanced course degrees such as MD or Pharmacy/PhD programs. During the course they will:

- be exposed to research methods and state of the art medical devices and technologies in different medical fields.

- meet international researchers and interact with international students in an intercultural and interdisciplinary context In this program a total of 60 hours with:

--> Lectures from international researchers (45 minutes) followed with questions and debate

--> Research workshops organized with small groups of students

--> Oral Presentations from students on selected topics

--> Visits of research institutions

Fee info

EUR 900: 900€ for applications received before the 16th of March (and payment before the 1st April).
1200€ then.
Fees include tuition, accommodation, lunches, scheduled excursions and extracurricular activities during the course.

The Summer Schools do not cover the costs of passports, visas, health insurance, travel to and from Angers, dinners.
EUR 0: Fees include tuition, welcoming and teaching materials, accommodation, coffee breaks and weekday lunches, bike rental and bus pass, social program.

The Summer Schools do not cover the costs of passports, visas, health insurance, travel to and from Angers.