May 21-26 2024 : Summer school

Summer school in Tanzania

From 21 to 26 May 2026

Places available, call for participants

The Tanzshule “Summer School for the Assessment and Management of Geological Hazards in Northern Tanzania”, funded by the CNRS as part of its multi-year cooperation plan with Africa and co-sponsored by Géosciences Montpellier and the University of Dar Es Salam, will take place from 21 to 26 May 2024 in Babati, Tanzania.

The aim of this thematic school is to provide participants with comprehensive training in geological hazards, combining theory and practical experience in the field. The course is aimed in particular at doctoral and post-doctoral students wishing to learn more about the tools used to map and quantify seismic and volcanic hazards, and their impact on slope instability. It will consist of a series of lectures covering theory and concepts, and practical training in instruments and measurement campaigns, right through to computer processing and analysis of the data. The course will involve 7 lecturers and 16 participants from Tanzania and France.

This announcement is intended for French participants. Registrations are open until 19 April June 2024 (4 places available for French participants) with accommodation and training costs covered! Students wishing to take part are asked to send their CV and a short presentation of their motivation (10 lines) to before 5pm on 19 April 2024. Tanzanian applicants should contact Remigius Gama ( for information on any places still available.

Applicants must be in possession of a passport valid for 6 months and be vaccinated against yellow fever (must be done before departure). As the trip takes place during the rainy season, medication to prevent malaria must be prescribed.



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