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Important dates

The next Hercules Annual Session, HERCULES 2023, will take place from 27th February to 31st March 2023.




From 1st September to 15th October 2022

Online application to Hercules 2023.

End of November

Decision of the selection committee (saying whether you are accepted, on the waiting list, or refused) will be sent by e-mail.

Before 10th December 2022

Commitment to participate in Hercules 2023 (all accepted applicants).
Copy of your passport or identity card, and a photograph.

Creation of your ILL user account (necessary for the onsite access)

Before 4th January 2023

Wish list for the practicals/labs/tutorials.

Before 28th January 2023

Additional documents (health insurance, personal liability insurance, and for the Ph-D students only: copy of your registration at University as a Ph-D student).

Upon reception of the invoice
(usually in early February)

Payment of the registration fees.

Early February then early March

Formalities for each of the large scale facilities that will be visited, ESRF, then partner site (form to fill in, safety training to perform, ...)

From 27th February to 31st March 2023

Hercules 2023 annual session
Full-time participants:

Arrival in Grenoble on Sunday 26th February, welcome between 5:30 pm and 9:00 pm at the hotel

Departure from Grenoble on Saturday 1st April.