Perfumery School in Grasse

Grasse Institute of Perfumery is a unique and prestigious school located in the birthplace of the world’s capital of perfume: Grasse. The knowledge and the secrets of the perfume plants and the creation persist from generation to generation in Grasse and the GIP was founded in 2002 by PRODAROM – the French Trade Union of Fragrance Manufacturers from the desire to transmit this living heritage by sharing it with the greatest number. Our school was built on two important topics: Passion and Experience. In our program, we favor small groups and attach great importance to lab practice. The training is not academic: each lecturer is a professional, having worked in the industry. Neophytes, passionate, amateur or professional, we offer you an initiatory journey to the heart of the French perfume industry.

Long courses

For one who wants to find a place in the perfumery world, you can trust us to build your knowledge and skills for becoming the future of the industry

International technical degree in fragrance creation and sensory evaluation – 18 months

This training course develops trainee’s fundamental knowledge to create and evaluate fragrances by linking tradition and modern technique. Limited to 12 students. You fill find all the program details and application process on our website.

Technical assistant in fragrance, flavor & cosmetic – 6 months

This training course develops trainee’s fundamental knowledge to prepare, realize, control and applicate a fragrance, flavor or cosmetic composition, under the direction of a perfumer, a flavorist or a cosmetician.Limited to 12 students. You fill find all the program details and application process on our website.

Short courses

We can propose specifics courses by levels which can fit with each expectation for both professionals and enthusiasts.


Classes designed for those who want to discover the amazing world of perfumery. Different topics are proposed: fragrances, natural extracts, cosmetics, taste and smell…


To take these courses you have to achieve a beginner level. This is important for us to follow your evolution in our school. You will be able to improve your knowledge and skills in the topic previously viewed and worked to push yourself in a higher level of fragrance creation or special applications (ie soaps, candles…).


These classes are intended for those who achieved previously levels. You will find a more technical course to start complex creations and applications.

Chinese session

You can find 3 levels in Chinese which 2 of them take place in Shanghai and the last one in Grasse, in our premises.

Russian session

Our representative in Russia propose 3 levels in Russian in Moscow and the last level takes place in Grasse, in our premises.

Private courses

For companies: attentive to professionals and future professionals we offer specific trainings tailored to your need.  Individual or in group: personalized course for any people interested about the fragrance, flavor or cosmetic world.

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Experience, expertise, quality and passion give us to create an international perfumery community. We have the pleasure to highlight this french know how in the whole world by our representatives.


Johan Sulmoni,
2018 promotion, Switzerland

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