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How to apply to our Master programs

In 2019-2020, we will offer a second-year master program entirely taught in English. Its name: International master in solid Earth Science.

The Master course is for one year, from September to June, and is set up at the second year of the European Master level. It will consist of the courses taught in the Fall Term, between September and December, and six months of research, from January to June. Courses will be in several disciplines of  geophysics, geochemistry, geology and related fields. Each course will consist of strong theoretical training and computing and analytical skills. Creative thinking and complex problem solving will be the main focus of the teaching. The research project will be carried out at IPGP as well as in industry partners. Each student will receive a scholarship.

The objective of this Master course is to train top-level geoscientists, who will continue their study for a PhD either at IPGP or elsehwere, in academia or in industry. Several Ph.D. fellowships will be available for the graduating students. 

The courses will be taught in English by internationally renowned scientists who are actively engaged in research from IPGP and industrial partners.

Requirements: Minimum four years of undergraduate/master’s degree, European M1 level or USA/Assian B4 (senior) eqquivalent, in (geo-) physics, (geo-) chemistry, geology, computer science, mathematics and/or engineering. Fluency in English is required.

Fellowship: 1000 euros per month for 10 months

Teaching language: English

Maximum number of students: 10

More information on courses:


Deadline for application: 28 February, 2019

Application Procedure: Email a CV with a letter of application to Ms Marie Dominique Rocheron (, Tel:+33 1 83957779), Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, 1 rue Jussieu, 75238 Paris France. Please request two referees to email recommendation letters directly to the above address.

Tuition fees in France:

For more information: Contact Dr. Nobuaki Fuji  ( Tel: +33 (0)


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