Summer school

The second academic year of the Master starts with a summer school of two weeks, where both lectures will offer an excellent introduction into the use of Large Scale Facilities.
Master Mamaself Summerschool

The Mamaself Summer school takes place at University of Montpellier during the first 2 weeks of September. This year the summer school will take place from 2nd to 14th September 2024.

The core of the lectures will be given by the scientists responsible of the Master in each of the universities  as well as by ivited experts from Mamaself parner instituions worldwide:

  • Werner Paulus
  • Philippe Rabiller
  • Winfried Petry
  • Peter Müller-Buschbaum
  • Wolfgang Schmahl
  • Jürg Schefer
  • Christof Niedermayer
  • Peter Glatzel
  • Elisa Borfecchia
  • Martin Meven
  • Dmitri Chernishov
  • Reinhard Neder

exhibiting a huge background in this area. Each year the core lectures will be supported by specific seminars given by other university colleagues and by researchers directly coming from national or European Large Scale Facilities centres.


There will also be a teaching contribution from scientists coming from outside Europe, India (IIT Madras), Japan (University of Kyoto, Institute of Materials Research, and Switzerland (Paul Scherrer Institute), in order to show the perspectives in Non-European countries and to give a more globalized view of research activities and organisation outside European using "Large Scale Facilities".
See "Professors and experts" page

The summer school will take place  beginning of September, before the lectures given at the different universities.
A further aim of the summer school is to bring together all the students participating to the program and to allow a maximum of personal exchange between the students and the invited experts, but also to propose possible subjects of internships, and the list of Master thesis available for the second semester.

Arrival & agenda

Mamaself at Pont du Gard Mamaself students at Pont du Gard

The 2023 Mamaself summer school will take place in Montpellier from 4 to 16 September 2023. After this date, the students will join their second year university.

Accommodation in Montpellier will be proposed at students residency, but students are free to choose any other type of accommodation.

The summer school exam will take place on thursday 14 September 2023 for Master 2 students. The last day, a trip will be orhanised with Master 1 Mamaself students : cultural trip on the South of France ! Visit to Pont du Gard or visit of St Guilhem du Désert, visit of Avignon...