The core curriculum is composed of 3 courses of 6 ECTS (2 weeks) and 4 courses of 3 ECTS (1 week). Each course can be taken independently, as an opening course in a Master’s programme or as part of continuing education.

Course list

Course (Location) Acronym ECTS Head
Theory and models in evolutionary biology (MNHN) EVO 3 S. Samadi (MNHN), A. Barberousse (SU)
Stochastic models in ecology and evolution MAEE 3 S. Robin (Sorbonne U)
Genomes, populations, species (ENS) GPS 6 P. Gérard (Agro-PT), G. Achaz (UPC)
Quantitative genetics (UPSaclay) GQ 6 H. Teotonio (ENS), Diala Abu-Awad (UPSaclay), P. de Villemereuil (EPHE)
Advanced Mathematical Modeling for Evolutionary Genetics MAGE 3 A. Lambert (ENS)
Comparative Phylogenetic Analysis (UPC) ACP 6 G. Achaz (UPC), N. Puillandre (MNHN)
Tutored projects PRO 3 O. Tenaillon (UPC), S. Samadi (MNHN)

6Depending on the origin of the students, and based on the examination of their CV, additional one-week courses are offered at the very beginning of the year (3 ECTS or out of contract depending on the student’s university).

Course (Location) Acronym ECTS Head
Computer science refresher (SU) INFO0 I. Lafontaine (SU), S. Mona (EPHE)
Biology refresher (SU) BIO0 M. Tenaillon (UPSaclay), I. Lafontaine (SU)
Mathematics refresher (SU) MATHS0 C. Dillmann (UPSaclay), P. de Villemereuil (EPHE)

Overview of the year’s schedule (2023-2024)