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The school

The school will combine formal classes, hands-on tutorials, round-table discussions and research seminars on the structure, dynamics and evolution of the Earth interior. It is aimed at PhD students and young researchers.


The school will primarily be in english

Multi-disciplinary discussions

Presentations by participants


Opening seminar

Reseach seminars

Scientific committee


Owing to COVID-19 restrictions, the number of participants is limited to 25 (39 including lecturers). Candidates must send mail to S. Labrosse (stephane.labrosse (at) and B. Romanowicz (barbara.romanowicz (a) ) stating:

Each candidate must also ask their advisor to send us a short support letter.

Application deadline: June 7, 2021

The housing and food is covered by our sponsors: Labex LIO and CNRS.

Practical informations

COVID-19 regulations


Les Houches school of Physics is located in Les Houches, at the entrance of the Chamonix valley, at the foot of the Mont-Blanc, in the French Alps. It offers all necessary facilities, with a lecture room (70 seats, see image by Ed Garnero), several rooms for group working, internet access, a restaurant and chalets for housing. Check the school website for more details.