First joint EPR school ARPE-GIRSE 2018

For the first time, the french and italian national EPR associations, ARPE and GIRSE, co-organize a theoretical and practical school on Electronic Paramagnetic Resonance, from basics to advanced concepts.
Accomodation and courses will be located in the nice place of Vacanciel center in Carry-le-Rouet. Practical sessions will take place in Aix-Marseille Université and CNRS laboratories in Marseille.


  • Covered topics : radicals, metals, relaxation, couplings techniques, instrumentation, pulsed EPR techniques and specific sequences...
  • Applications in physics, chemistry and biology : catalysis, photochemistry, materials, structural biology, dynamics…


The EPR school will be hosted at the Vacanciel center in Carry-le-Rouet, about 30 km north-west of Marseille.

Club Vacanciel
Chemin des Eaux Salées
13620 Carry-le-Rouet
Tel. : +33 4 42 45 00 45
  • Coming by plane

The closest airport is Marseille-Provence Airport in the city of Marignane, about 19 km from Carry-Le-Rouet. The best but expensive way to go to Carry-le-Rouet is taxi (50-70€). Taxi can be shared.
There are also buses to Saint-Charles station, the main station of Marseille (bus and train). More information on the Airport website.

  • Coming by train

The closest main station is Saint-Charles station, in Marseille (bus and train). A local train (line 7 Marseille->Miramas) serves Carry-le-Rouet station. You can search for a train from Marseille to Carry-le-Rouet.
Carry-le-Rouet station is 3.5km far from the Vacanciel center. A shuttle (Carry-le-Rouet station - Vacanciel center) is available but subject to reservation from the organizers.

  • Caution
    Strikes are going on in France. Please check your travel information with the flight/train companies to make sure that your flight/train is not cancelled.


>>>Registration closed<<<

The fee includes accomodation and all meals from Sunday evening to Thursday noon.

  • Academic : 580€
  • Student / Postdoc (thesis defence after 01/01/2013) : 480€
  • Industrial : 1300€

The registration is free of charge for a limited number of CNRS employees.

Due to a limited number of available places, only the first registered may attend this school.

The deadline for registration was the 27th of april 2018.

>>>Registration closed<<<


Payment by french cheque or bank transfer are possible.

The student/post-doc rate is limited to PhD students and post-docs less than 5 years (thesis defence after 01/01/2013). Please send a proof to Dr. Marlène Martinho (copy of student card, letter of the lab director,...).

A limited number of single rooms is available with an extra cost of 100€. This extra cost has to be paid on site (cash or french cheque, no credit card).

French cheque
Send your cheque, ordered to ARPE, by regular mail to
Dr. Marlène Martinho
trésorière de l’ARPE
Laboratoire BIP/CNRS
31 Chemin Joseph Aiguier
13402 Marseille CEDEX 20
As soon as payment is complete, you will receive an invoice by email.

Bank Transfer
Indicate your name and « ARPE school 2018 » in the transfer title.

  • From personal bank account : as soon as payment is complete, you will receive an invoice by email.
  • From institutional bank account : email a purchase order to Dr. Marlène Martinho. You will receive back an invoice for payment.