Pre-doctoral school

Heritage development and valorisation, cultural economy and public action

An all-inclusive pre-doctoral summer school combining theoretical and methodological training with case studies
Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 University France     1 - 26 July 2019



 Montpellier, a vibrant city of culture with a rich historical heritage
   A welcoming and inspiring environment for future doctoral students interested in economics, cultural policies, heritage and tourism development
 A high-quality doctoral programme combining theory and practice
  An intensive course, in a friendly and stimulating academic context, preparing students for admission into a doctoral programme in France or Europe Courses given by university professors and staff combined with the opportunity to    meet professionals
Individual guidance for definition of research project



  • Programme details:
    Lectures and seminars: 40 hours
    Supervised research project: 12 hours
    Site visits: 3 visits/meetings organised per week (excluding week 1).
    French as a foreign language: 24 hours (6 hours per week).
  • Location:
    The classes will be given on the main university campus, accessible by public transport and close to halls of residence .
    Classes will be given in the International
    Office building, allowing participants to be in contact with international students from other programmes.
  • Academic resources:
    Student will have full access to libraries and online materials. An introductory session to research materials will be offered.
  • Accommodation & catering:
    Course participants will be given university accommodation (a 15 square metre bedroom with private bathroom); catering will be provided by the university restaurant.
    The accommodation block and restaurant are situated 10 minutes’ walk from the main campus and less than 5 minutes from a tram stop to the town centre (10 minutes’ journey).
    → Pick-up from Montpellier Airport will be organized for students who will arrive on June 30th 2019
  • Recreational activity:
    Recreational activities will be organised, including: weekend trip to Barcelona (3 hours train ride), beach trip, guided tour of Montpellier city centre, dinner in French restaurant. The Barcelona trip will be an integral part of the program, in connection with the themes discussed during the lectures and seminars
  • ECTS
    The summer schools will deliver ECTS and a certificate.
  • Fees:

              €3,250 per student, which includes:
              40 hours of lectures and seminar
               12 hours of research supervision
               24 hours of French classes
               Guided visits and professional meetings
               Accommodation and catering during the 4 week course
               Cultural excursions including a weekend trip to Barcelona.
               PLEASE NOTE : A different fee may apply if a specific welcome by Campus France is organised (procedure for China for instance)

  • Academic coordination:
    Professor Christine REYNIER, Director of Research Center “Montpellier studies of the English-speaking world”.
  •  Registration
    Registration Form
    Registration deadline : Friday,  April 5st  2019

-> Contact
Mr Lionel CABOS