In September 2017, the SERP-Chem master started a new adventure with the SERP+ master!

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Overview of the SERP-Chem Master Course

The Master SERP-Chem aims at training young students in the most performing experimental and theoretical tools used and developed in chemistry and physical-chemistry and Material Science. It is an answer for an increasing need of skilled people to participate in the efforts developed scientifically or industrially in areas of great relevance towards economic sustainability and environmental safety, conservation and protection such as: development of renewable energies and "no-energy" chemistry based on photon-induced reactions, use of radiation induced processes to optimize applications, surface treatment and modification, development of compounds for catalysis aimed at enhancing the selectivity and the efficiency of chemical and industrial processes. This international study programme stems from existing scientific links between participating institutions.

Students enrolled in the two-year programme will attend lectures in at least two different countries of their choice:

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General Schedule (for information only)

First Year (M1)

  • Start of the first semester: beginning of September
  • Winter holidays (Christmas-New year): 2 weeks
  • End of January: end of the first semester
  • First week of February: mobility to the other country for the 2nd semester
  • Easter holidays: 1 week
  • Summer school: 2 weeks

Second Year (M2)

  • Start of the third semester: end of August, beginning of September
  • Winter holidays (Christmas-New year): 2 weeks
  • Start of the internship: February or March
  • Master thesis defense: beginning or end of July
  • End of the master: after the end of the intership

About SERP-Chem

Since its creation in 2008 the SERP-Chem master has benefit from the support of many patners. Click on the following link to visit our partners.

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.


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