Geology-Petrology Department

Geology-Petrology Department

The Geology-Petrology department belongs to the Faculty of Sciences and Technologies. It delivers Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees in Geology.


Educational programs :

Bachelor in Earth sciences
Bachelor in Biology (Life and Earth Sciences)
Master in Magmas Volcanoes (joint with the UNiversity Blaise Pascal at Clermont-Ferrand)
Master in Life and Earth Sciences for high-school teaching PhD in Earth Sciences

Courses in English
At the moment, no course can be offered in English. However, some teachers will accept to provide material and answer questions in English as well as validate exams or work written in English language. You can inquire about that possibility by contacting directly the people mentioned below in the "contact" section.
Somme scientifics seminars of Master Magmas and Volcanoes in English.

Master thesis or labotary placements
English can be working language.
During the thesis/placement, you will work in a research laboratory under the supervision of a researcher. A placement can be combined with courses.
Apply for a laboratory placement targeting one or several topics addressed in our university.
Credits: 5 ECTS per working month. ECTS Credits are delivered only after report validation and the defense.

Doctoral studies
English can be the working language.
The PhD thesis and the defense can be in English (an abstract must be written in French)
Apply for a doctorate (or for a short stay) targeting one or several topics addressed in our university.

Prof. Pierre Maret, Faculty of Sciences, Head of International Relations
MC Marie-Christine Gerbe, Faculty of Sciences, International relations for the department.

Research Laboratories

Laboratoire Transferts Lithosphériques (LTL) part of Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans" (LMV).


Directrice du département : Marie-Christine GERBE
Directeur de laboratoire : Damien GUILLAUME
Responsable de l'équipe de formation : Marie Christine GERBE
Responsable de l'équipe de recherche : Damien GUILLAUME
Personnel Technique : Colette GUILBAUD, June JUGE-CHEVET et Bertrand FAURE.   

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