Education and Training courses

SCK CEN Heavy Metal Summer School

Course details

During this summer school, participants will gain insight into the state-of-the-art research focused on the development of MYRRHA and other HLM-based nuclear systems. The summer school will cover several aspects of HLM technology that are essential for the engineering design and safety of nuclear systems.

Throughout the course week, participants will have the opportunity to brainstorm on best practices and selections of technologies for HLM cooled nuclear systems in interactive sessions with the experts.


This summer school is aimed at PhD students, post-docs and professionals with a particular interest in the domain of HLM technologies.


The full programme can be downloaded here: Draft_Programme_Heavy Metal Summer School_2021.pdf

Required Knowledge

Participants should have obtained a Master degree in physics or engineering.


Places for this summer school are limited to 20. Participants are invited to send in an abstract for a poster presentation on their research project.

DATES: 4-8 October 2021

LOCATION: SCK CEN Mol – Boeretang 200 (Mol)


Registrations are open until August 30, 2021.

More detailed information at this link