Register for the HERCULES Regional School at SOLARIS

4-9 November 2018, Krakow - Poland

In addition to the annual, one-month long HERCULES school organised in Grenoble and partner sites in March 2019, the HERCULES school and the Polish CERIC partner facility SOLARIS National Synchrotron Radiation Centre are proud to announce the first HERCULES Regional school.

This one-week school:

will take place at the SOLARIS National Synchrotron Radiation Centre in Kraków, Poland from 4 to 9 November 2018.
It is targeted for new users of synchrotron radiation, coming from East and South-East European countries (including EU-associated countries), as well as Portugal.

The course will consist of lectures, practicals and tutorials covering topics in synchrotron radiation, including:

  • Introduction to synchrotron radiation and interaction with matter
  • Spectroscopy and absorption
  • Powder Diffraction
  • Imaging techniques
  • Biology and soft condensed matter
  • Introduction to neutron
  • Introduction to XFEL

The school will include three half-days of tutorials and practicals on SOLARIS beamlines and associated laboratories.


  • Open until 23 September 2018 > Register here
  • Participants (up to 24) will be selected and the participation confirmed by 2 October 2018

More information is available from the school’s website.


Send an email to the organisers at: