Fragrance Summer School – Level 1

2 ,300.00

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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First week

  • Discovery of 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.
  • An apprenticeship in raw materials and olfaction:
    Natural and synthetic raw materials.
  • An apprenticeship in creating simple accords :
    Jasmine, rose, carnation…
  • Visit to garden: Jasmine, lavender, tuberose (according to the season)…

Second week

  • Genealogy and fragrance creation
  • More synthetic and natural raw materials.
  • Genealogy of perfumes :
    Feminine and Masculine fragrances.
  • Olfactive evaluation of famous perfumes.
  • Deeper understanding of how to create accords.
  • Creation and fragrance composition.
  • Visits to factories and laboratories.

Laurence Fauvel, Senior Perfumer

(Alumni from Givaudan – Roure School)

Additional information


June 15 to 26, 2020, July 13 to 24, 2020, July 27 to August 07, 2020, August 17 to 28, 2020, August 31 to September 11, 2020, September 21 to October 02, 2020