Grasse Institute of Perfumery is located just five minutes from the historical town center. Created in 2002 by Prodarom, the French Trade Union of Fragrance Manufacturers, Grasse Institute of Perfumery aims to train student perfumers.
We welcome you. Our institution is situated in an early 20th century Provençal style house. There, you will find an ambiance which is both warm and professional. Our lecturers are all experienced perfumers from prestigious companies such as Mane, Robertet, IFF, Firmenich…
Fragrances Summer School Level 1
The sessions begin in July, August, or September. Each session lasts 2 weeks; Monday to Friday.
Fragrances Summer School Level 2
The session begins in June and lasts 10 Days; Monday to Friday. This course is designed for people who have already taken the Fragrances Summer School Level 1.
Natural Fragrances & Cosmetics
The sessions begin either in May (Rose) or September (Jasmine). Each session lasts 2 weeks; Monday to Friday.
The training course at GIP develops the trainee’s fundamental knowledge of perfume creation by linking tradition and modern techniques. The course lasts for nine months, from February to June and September to December.
Trainees are given 972 hours of training in English, of which 324 are given by experienced creative perfumers and technical experts. The remaining 648 hours are spent doing supervised practical work and visiting factories, laboratories, and growers (jasmine, rose, lavender, mimosa, etc).
“Sawasdee kha … Hello there !!! It has been two fantastic and interesting weeks of learning. I experience some perfume that I like and some that I don’t. I have learned a lot now and hopefully that I can bring this and wothe with my up and coming business. Thank you very much for this wonderful two weeks! ”
“Thank you very much it was an very interesting week, I smelled a lot new fragrances and the group was so nice. So I go home with many new impressions and a smile. All the best. ”
“These two weeks at Grasse have perfumed my soul with the lovely accords of joy. I never woke up so willing to go to classes, to learn the first secrets of perfumery and to meet so extraordinary people. I’m leaving tomorrow but I’ll be always thinking of Grasse. Can’t wait to come back! ”