Geological Field School

Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais

Program Description

Geological Field School

Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais

Geological Field School

The department of geology at LASALLE BEAUVAIS offers a unique opportunity to do field work in geology in FRANCE. International and French students will have the opportunity to work alongside faculty members, graduate students (peer teaching) and invited specialists. They will experience hands-on geological exploration in small groups. Extend learning from the classroom to the field in sedimental mapping, sequence stratigraphy and/or transect of the Alps

Field school program

Week 1 - Mandatory

  • Pre-departure orientation week

Week 2

  • Mapping in a sedimentary area

Week 3

  • Transect of the Alps

Week 4

  • Sequence Stratigraphy

Week 5 - Optional

  • Data analysis, report writing and presentation
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Cost & Fees

  • Tuition: 3500 €(Waived for exchange students coming from universities with cooperation agreement)
  • Fees: (approximate; please inquire for exact amounts)
    • Room & Board on site and on campus: 200 €/week
    • RT transportation Beauvais Campus – field location: 150 €
    • Transportation on site: 50 €
    • Non-refundable application fee: 50 €
  • Not included in the program costs: RT airfare to France, passport & visa, insurance,...

Entry Requirements

  • Third year undergraduate students & seniors geology majors
  • GPA: 2.7 (B)
  • FRENCH: not required but basic French would be useful
  • Limited number of participants per program
  • Students are earning: 6 US credits
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept., 2017
4 - 5 weeks
Full time
3,500 EUR
Start date Sept., 2017
France Beauvais, Picardy
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 4 - 5 weeks
Price 3,500 EUR