International Master of Research in Exploration Geophysics


Paris Exploration Geophysics Group - Institut de Physique du Globe Paris (IPGP)
and Ecole des Mines de Paris (Mines ParisTech)

The IPGP, one of leading Earth Science Institutes in the world, and the Mines Paristech, one of the top French Engineering Schools, have decided to jointly start an International Master of Research in Exploration Geophysics at advanced level.

The Master's course is for one year, from September to June. It will consist of the courses taught in the Fall Term, between September and December, and six months of research, January-June. The research project will be carried out at IPGP and partner institutions as well as in industry. The objective of this Master course is to train top-level exploration geophysicists, who will go on to carry out research either in academia (Ph.D.) or in industry.

The courses will be taught by internationally renowned scientists who are actively engaged in research from IPGP, Mines ParisTech, TOTAL, Shell, CGG and Schlumberger. The teaching will be in English. Each student will receive a Fellowship of 1000 euros per month for 10 months.

Requirements: Minimum four years of undergraduate/master degree either in mathematics/physics/geophysics, or engineering with a strong interest in computing and fluency in English.

Start date: September 4, 2017

Deadline for application: February 28, 2017 for non european students
                                        May 19, 2017 for european students

Application Procedure: Send a CV with a motivation letter to Ms Marie Dominique Rocheron:, Tel:+33 1 83957779. Please request two referees to send recommendation letters directly by email or to the address below.

For application :

Ms Marie-Dominique Rocheron
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
1, rue Jussieu
75238 Paris Cedex 05

For more information:

Contact Professor Satish Singh (, Tel: +33 1 83957658
or Dr. Herve Chauris (, +33 1 64694913)
Website :

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