Climate Change: Challenges and Issues in Data Sciences

 IPSL-CGS Virtual School' 22 • May 16-19, 2022 • Held from Paris, France


IPSL is happy to invite students motivated by the challenges of climate sciences to apply to the 3rd Virtual School on Climate Change, to be held from Paris, entirely online, May 16-19 2022.

The school is dedicated to international undergraduate and master students. This year, a special attention will be dedicated to the challenges and issues in data science.

The school is organized by the Climate Graduate School of the Institute Pierre-Simon Laplace. IPSL-CGS brings together world-renowned scientists working in the field of climate change in the Paris area. It provides a unique opportunity to prepare for a master or a doctorate degree, while actively participating in the life of a research laboratory.


The program includes:
  • Scientific webinars and online discussions on a range of climate science topics, with a focus on Data science and their use for societal and research challenges.
  • Hands-on group workshops.
  • Practical information about studying in the Paris area : presentations and online discussions with French students at the Master or PhD level, about career opportunities.
  • A surprise side event to provide “a taste of Paris”.


The working language of the Virtual Spring School is English.

Please note that your on-line presence is expected for the entire duration of the virtual school. We will make our best to adapt to the different time zones of the participants.

Practical requirements: an efficient internet connection and a tablet or computer equipped with microphones and speakers, are absolutely necessary.

Application procedure & Registration

Open to applicants with undergraduate (B.Sc.) or master (M1, M2, M.A., M.Sc. or equivalent) degrees in physics, Earth sciences, environmental sciences or related fields.

After the pre-registration (top right button "register"), please send your CV, a motivation letter and a recommendation letter to:

Candidates will be selected based on their CV, motivation statement and reference letter.

Deadline for receipt of applications: May 6, 2022.

Organizing Committee

Fabio d'Andrea • Researcher at LMD-IPSL
Francesco d'Ovidio • Researcher at LOCEAN-IPSL
Estelle Fournel • Project manager at IPSL
Marion Gehlen • Researcher at LSCE-IPSL
Hervé Le Treut • Professor at SU, IPSL
Alexandra Rubert • Human Resources responsible at IPSL
Soulivanh Thao • Research engineer at LSCE-IPSL
Zhiwei Zhu • Multimedia developer at University Paris-Saclay

IPSL-CGS Virtual School'22