Winter School - MEREMA : International School on Mantle Dynamics (2nd Edition) - Sestri Levante (Italy), 24th - 29th October 2021

The International School on Mantle Dynamics (MEREMA 2nd Edition) successfully took place in Sestri Levante (Genova) from 24th to 29th October 2021.

A detailed report can be found at:


The National Association of Petrologists (GNP) of SIMP (Italian Society of Mineralogy and Petrology), in collaboration with the PhD programs of the Universities of Pavia, Ferrara, Genova, Milano, Modena-Reggio Emilia and Torino is organizing an International School on Mantle Dynamics (MEREMA 2nd Edition), following the successful MEREMA Winter School 2017. 
The school will be held in Sestri Levante at the wonderful Hotel Vis a Vis (, situated along the Ligurian coast (Italy) at approximately 40 km east of Genova and close to the famous “Cinque Terre”.

The MEREMA 2nd Edition is an EMU School aimed to assess the present state of knowledge on the structure, chemical differentiation and dynamics of the mantle as a whole system, acquiring information from different disciplines, mainly petrology and geophysics. The School is targeted to PhD students, post-docs, advanced master students and young researchers, and comprises a poster session for participants.

The maximum number of participants is 50. Selection of applicants will be made on the basis of their research topic and CV. After the pre-registration deadline (28th February 2021) selected applicants will receive an email of acceptance, in order to proceed with payment of the registration fee.

The School Organization will be able to support the participation of a limited number of applicants with a contribution of 200 Euros each. Participants wishing to apply for partial funding of registration fees should provide a motivated statement in the application, and include a letter of 8from a supervisor.

Visit our website ( for more info about the school program, registration and venue.
Contact us at or at (contact person: Elisabetta Rampone).

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The School will be rescheduled in the fall due to concerns over the COVID-19 outbreak