Good news! The Erasmus Mundus label of the SERP-Chem master has been renewed for 3 more classes!!!  In September 2017, our team will thus start a new adventure with the SERP+ master.

Scholarships available and applications on our new website:

Industrial Applications and Introduction to Patent Law


Chemical engineering: principles and methods of scale up of chemical synthesis from the lab to the industry. • Mass and energy balances in batch and continuous processes. • Application to reaction and separation processes. Management - Introduction to Law concepts in France and in Europe.


Application of main principles for the scale-up of a production or separation process

Recommended Books

“Coulson & Richardson’s CHEMICAL ENGINEERING”, J. F. Richardson et al., Butterworth-Heinemann Ed., Volume 3 and 6
“Chemical Reaction Engineering”, 3rd ed, O. Levenspiel, J. Wiley & Sons
“Chemical Reactor analysis and design”, 2nd ed, G.F. Froment, K.B. Bischoff, J. Wiley & Sons.
“Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering”, 3rd ed, H.S. Fogler, Prentice Hall
“Separation Process Principles”, J.D. Seader, E.J. Henley, J. Wiley & Sons,
“Conceptual Design of Chemical processes”, J.M. Douglas, McGraw-Hill , 1988
“Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry”, 5th ed, VCH
“Encyclopedia of Chemical technology”, Kirk-Othmer “Perry’s Chemical Engineers Handbook”, Mac Graw-Hill

Teaching Staff

Valérie Génot (Course Coordinator)
Nathalie Ruffin [learn more...]


Lecture: 24 h
Tutorial: 6 h
Practical courses: Visit of company sites

Grading System

Final exam: 75 %
Visit report: 12.5 %
Oral presentaion: 12.5 %

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.


Latest News

Master thesis defense
The second-year students will defend their master thesis on Friday 6th July 2018 at Paris-Sud University.
July 4, 2018

SERP Success story
The European Commission awarded the Success story label to the SERP-Chem master.

Success stories are finalised projects that have distinguished themselves by their impact, contribution to policy-making, innovative results and/or creative approach and can be a source of inspiration for others :
July 4, 2018

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