Fragrance Summer School – Level 1

2 ,400.00

The sessions proceed in June, July, in August or in September. Each session lasts 2 weeks, from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, lunch included.

The working language is English. The number of participants is limited to 10.

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Theorical foundation:

  • Discovery of synthetic / natural raw materials and accords
  • The history of perfumery.
  • The chemistry of perfume:
    Some basic chemical knowledge to provide a better understanding of the structure of molecules possessing a sensory power.
    The volatility and solubility of sensory molecules.
  • The vocabulary of perfume:
    Olfactory concepts. Technical vocabulary.
  • Genealogy and fragrance creation
  • Deeper understanding of how to create accords.
  • Genealogy of perfumes:
    Feminine and Masculine fragrances.

Practical work:

  • An apprenticeship in raw materials and olfaction:
    Natural and synthetic raw materials.
  • An apprenticeship in creating simple accords:
    Jasmine, rose, carnation…
  • Olfactive evaluation of famous perfumes.
  • Creation and fragrance composition.

Please note the program may vary slightly depending on weather conditions and the expectations of the students

Extra activities:

  • Visit to a factory or a laboratory.
  • Visit to garden: Jasmine, lavender, tuberose (according to the season and the weather)…

The global customer satisfaction rate in 2023 : 89%


Laurence Fauvel, Senior Perfumer

(Alumni from Givaudan – Roure School)

Additional information


June 10 to 21, 2024, July 15 to 26, 2024, July 29 to August 09, 2024, August 19 to 30, 2024, September 02 to 13, 2024, September 16 to 27, 2024