SUMMER Courses  on Advanced Laser-based Technologies in Heritage Science.

Applications for OPTO-CH 2022 are open!!

Graduate students (or undergraduate seniors), young researchers and professionals are encouraged to apply.

Participants will be selected on the basis of their merit and background.


Application deadline: January  2022.

Successful applicants will be notified by:  February 2022


The number of participants: 15.

Participants are encouraged to bring samples or materials for testing during the course (please consult with summer course organizers).

A session on participants experiences, challenges & expectations is also planned for the 1stday of the course.


Changes and cancellations will only be accepted in written form.


 e-mail: laserart(at) 


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Applications for OPTO-CH 2022 

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Important Dates

  • OPTO-CH 2022 summer course exact dates soon will be announced
  • Application deadline: March 2022
  • Notice of Acceptance:  April 2022