Training opportunities

The CBH Graduate School organizes interdisciplinary summer schools on a topical theme. Aimed at Master's and PhD students, the hands-on courses are run with the help of academic, industrial and other socio-economic partners. These summer schools are a unique opportunity for students from all backgrounds to meet, get to know each other, and work creatively as a group. Why not take this opportunity to design the future together?

Summer School 2024
The CO2 Challenge: How to reduce Carbone Footprint?
June 17-June 21, 2024

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For Master's & PhD students
Are you curious and committed?
No technical knowledge required

Talks and discussions with 12 experts from various fields:
plants, chemistry, sports, pharmaceutical industry, life cycle analysis, economics, etc.
Workshops on carbon footprint & communication
Team projects
Visits to laboratories and private companies

Confirmed speakers:
• Use of plants and algae for carbon capture (J. Salvaing and G. Allorent, LPCV Grenoble)
• Decarbonation in pharmaceutical companies (C. Cottin, Sanofi Paris)
• Solutions for Low-Carbon Sports Events (L. Hognon, EuroMov DHM Montpellier)
• Do carbon footprint reduction and sustainability development necessarily go hand in hand? Case study illustration on plastics (S. Artous, CEA LITEN Grenoble)
• CO2, catalysis and the chemical industry: an interdisciplinary vision (E.A. Quadrelli, IRCE Lyon)

Awaiting for definitive confirmation:
• Overview of decarbonation approaches
• Economics

3 Workshops and tutorials: ADEME scenarios / ecolinguistics: diving into the meanings of climate terms for more effective communication (P. Bureau, CREA Paris) / how to calculate a carbon footprint? (A. Quintard, DCM Grenoble)

Free of charge for UGA students, langage of the summer school: English, location: UGA campus
35 training hours for PhD students affiliated with EDCSV and EDISCE
Possible ECTS, as determined by the Master's degree

Registration closes May 24, 2024
For UGA students: Please fill out the form below (CV and cover letter required)

For students of partner Universities (Aalto University (Espoo/Helsinki), KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm), Wroclaw Tech, Technical University of Darmstadt, Graz University of Technology, Politecnico di Torino, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya – Barcelona Tech, Universidade de Lisboa): Please download and complete this form and send it to with documents (CV, cover letter and letter of agreement letter from the head of studies at your institution). Travel and accommodation will be funded by a grant  for 2 selected students.

Summer Schools "SHAPE THE FUTURE".

Our previous Summer Schools

Summer School 2023: The many uses of Plants
June 26-June 30, 2023

Plant engineering: to what purpose?


Learn more about the Summer School 2023

Summer School 2022: Health and nutrition in the 21st century
June 20-June 24, 2022 and June 27-July1, 2022

In June 2022, two summer schools has been organized : one on nutrition and health, the second on health crisis management.


Learn more about Summer School 2022

Summer School 2022: Thinking together to share energy
June 21-June 25, 2021

Concerned by climate change? Do you want to take part in energy transition? Take advantage of this summer school to imagine how you can accelerate the change towards a better use of energy for the benefit of all.

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Learn more about the Summer School 2021

Thematic schools
Our research partners organize and finance summer schools.
Consult the thematic schools organized or subsidized by ARCANE.
Consult the events organized or subsidized by GRAL
International Conferences
 4th International Solar Fuel Conference organized by ARCANE in 2023
Published on  November 21, 2023
Updated on June 3, 2024