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Summer schools in Angers

Separated by coma


3rd  - 10th July*
1 week - 30 hours - 3 ECTS delivered

This research program will show students the links between fundamental sciences and clinical research.

International researchers from different universities will interact on selected topics:

From gene to clinical application

Beyond genes: epigenetics and environment

From chemistry to clinical trials

Informatics and medicine

Workshops and visits

Visit of international research institute:

This program is an opportunity to attend practical and interactive classes. Several workshops are therefore organized, among them :

  • Medical Informatics
  • Experimental surgery, including hands-on activities at the simulation center


  • Fetal programming                               
  • Nanomedicine
  • Medical Informatics / bioinformatics / metabolomics
  • Fertility preservation
  • Microcirculation and vascular diseases
  • Immune deficiency
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Vaccination: blessing or curse
  • Experimental surgery


The purpose is to give students the opportunity to be exposed to medical research in an academic environment and to facilitate their access to advanced degrees such as MD or Pharmacy/PhD programs. During the course they will:

  • Be exposed to research methods and state of the art medical technologies and devices in different medical fields.
  • Meet international researchers and interact with international students in an intercultural and interdisciplinary context.
  • In this program a total of 30 hours with:

Lectures from international researchers (45 minutes) followed by questions and answers sessions,

Workshops organized with small groups of students,

Oral presentations by students on selected topics,

Visits of research institutions.

Organisation and attendance

*This period (3 - 10 July) covers the booking of the accommodation including in the registration fees. You are free to arrive later and leave earlier (Friday evening at the earliest) but please keep us informed in any case because we'll organise a welcoming at the train station on Saturday 3rd and a farewell ceremony on Friday afternoon 9th.

Classes take place in the Department of Medicine (Faculty of Health) and in the hospital labs, from Monday to Friday.

You must participate in all courses.

A certificate of attendance and 3 ECTS will be delivered at the end of the program.

Invited speakers

International speakers will take part in the program.

List of speakers