Courses and meetings

There are three basic categories of course activities within the DPMS:

  • (ME) acquiring scientific tools: courses on imaging, analytical and modeling techniques.
  • (SB) acquiring a broad scientific background: conferences on scientific topics of general interest in Mineral Sciences.
  • (SK) acquiring soft skills: oral and poster presentations given by the doctoral students, conferences and workshops on soft skills.

For detailed information on course categories.
For practical information on location, travel expenses, etc...

Cat. Title Location Map [d] Speakers Dates Places
Magma Chamber Simulator: Modeling Crustal Geochemical Processes University of Lausanne

Prof. Wendy Bohrson, Colorado School of Mines, US

1609455600 Autumn 2021 8 / 15 registration
DPMS day 2021 Université de Fribourg 1631656800 Autumn 2021 2 / 33 registration
Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2021 University of Geneva 1637276400 November 19th to 20th 2021 3 / 30 registration
Evolution of Volcanism in the Central Antilles Arc from the Miocene to the Present Day Martinique and Dominica (Lesser Antilles)

Dr. Aurélie GERMA, University of Florida, USA

Dr. Yannis LABEAU, University of the Antilles, Martinique


Dr. Anne-Marie LEJEUNE, Observatoire Volcanologique et Sismologique de la Martinique

1638140400 10 days between November 29th and December 12th 2021 (date to be confirmed) 2 / 13
Geodynamics Course


Prof. Christian Verard, external collaborator at UNIGE

1615158000 March 08th to 11th 2021 19 / 20
Advanced Techniques in Characterisation of Clays and Clay Minerals University of Geneva (partly online)

Prof. Branimir Segvic, Texas Tech University, USA

Giovanni Zanoni, Texas Tech University, USA

1623103200 June 8th to 11th 2021 9 / 12