The SaltGiant Short Course 4 will be held in Paris from May 26th to 29th 2020.

This event is open to the participation of external PhDs or Early Stage Researchers from any country !

The agenda and goal of the 4 days are detailed here.

If you are interested by the short course and meet the eligibility criteria, please follow the application procedure. The results of the call for applications will be sent by email before the end of March.

Location: Paris (France)

Date: May, 26 – 29 2020

Deadline for applications: March, 22nd

Goals: Provide training in economic, social, historical, and philosophical aspects of of Earth and Marine Sciences.

Local host: Nestor Herran, Sorbonne Université & Eric Verdeil, SciencesPo

Trainers: Helen Rozwadowski (Univ. Connecticut), Lino Camprubi (Univ. Seville), Sam Robinson (Univ. York), David Aubin, Pierre Savaton (Univ. Seville), Sebastian Grevsmuhl (CRH, CNRS) & Sebastien Dutreuil  (Ceperc CNRS, Univ. Aix-Marseille), Isabel Ruck (CAREP) and Thomas Tari (SciencesPo)

Participation: The school is organized with the Marie Skłodowska-Curie ETN SALTGIANT, which will provide up to 15 participants from the Early Stage researchers enrolled in the SALTGIANT PhD programs. SaltGiant will support the participation 5 additional trainees with a fixed grant to cover the travel, accommodation, and subsistence costs. Travel and accommodation will have to be booked by the participants themselves.

Target Trainees: PhD Students and Early Stage Researchers (ESR, time elapsed between the date of the PhD/doctorate (or similar experience). Candidates can be of any age and nationality and must be able to speak and understand English (language of the lectures).

The selection committee will take a special care to select candidates -gender and nationality- balanced.

Application procedure: Fill in the form and send the following documents by email to and :

  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • Reference letter of your supervisor

Call for application: from February, 17th to March, 22nd 2020.

The outcomes of your application will be sent by email by the end of March 2020.