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LARAM - LAndslide Risk Assessment and Mitigation

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LARAM is an International School on "LAndslide Risk Assessment and Mitigation" of the Geotechnical Engineering Group (GEG) of the University of Salerno.

The 2-week long school for PhD students and young doctors is the main yearly initiative of LARAM.
For each edition of the school, 40 PhD students are selected to attend the residential courses, selected among applicants working in civil engineering, environmental engineering, engineering geology or related fields. The School can be also attended by 10 (max.) Young Doctors who defended their PhD thesis in the previous 5 years.
The courses include formal lessons, tutorials and field training.

  • LARAM School 2016
  • LARAM School 2007
  • LARAM School 2008
  • LARAM School 2009
  • LARAM School 2010
  • LARAM School 2011 -  Italy
  • LARAM School 2011 - China
  • LARAM School 2012
  • LARAM School 2013
  • LARAM School 2014
  • LARAM School 2015
  • LARAM School 2016
  • LARAM School 2017

LARAM Scientific Committee 2018-20 (NEW)

The list of new SC of the LARAM School is now available (link).

1st LARAM Honour Lecture (NEW)

Starting from 2018, The LARAM Honour Lecture is awarded for outstanding contributions in: i) scientific research on landslides and the related risk; and ii) educational activities dealing with landslide risk assessment and mitigation (link).

The 1st LARAM Honour Lecturer will be Prof. Jordi Corominas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC, Barcelona, SPAIN).
Best Congratulations from the whole LARAM Staff and LARAM Community !!!

LARAM School 2018 - call on Landslides Journal (NEW)

The LARAM School is managed by the Geotechnical Engineering Group (GEG) of the University of Salerno, which recently became an Associate member of the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL). The 2018 edition of the LARAM School is organised as an ICL/IPL activity.


LARAM School 2018 - Applications are now OPEN (NEW)

The next Edition of LARAM School will be held 
@ University of Salerno

3 - 14 September 2018
Applications are now OPEN, deadline: 15 June 2018


  • 40 selected PhD students must pay their own travel to Salerno, accommodation and a reduced registration fee of 250 euro (Applications are now OPEN, deadline: 15 June)
  • 5 registered Young Doctors must pay their own travel to Salerno and a registration fee of 400 euro (Registrations are now OPEN, deadline 22 June)



The Programme of the School, will be similar to those of Previous Editions since 2006, including:

S1: Introduction to landslides and LARAM Lecture,

S2: Landslide risk theory,

S3: Landslide triggering factors,

S4: Landslide modelling,

S5: International experiences

S6: Landslide risk analysis and zoning,

S7: Landslide monitoring and mitigation,

S8: Landslide risk management and risk governance


Accommodation for all the students:

A special fare is available for the students of the LARAM School, for 26 euro/night, at Ave Gratia Plena Youth Hostel (http://www.ostellodisalerno.it/en/), located in the very centre of Salerno city, including:

  • Accommodation in double room,
  • Breakfast,

Not included:

  • Direct private shuttle bus to/from University Campus (approx 8 Euro/day)

For direct reservation, it is enough for the applicant to choose this option in the application form.


Selection of LARAM 2018 students

The selection will be based on an evaluation of the candidate's curriculum - including academic performance, previous research experience and publications - and on the content of the recommendation letter(s) in relation to the PhD year, field of expertise and research topic. The list of the selected students will be issued by 22 June 2018.

Presentation of Salerno University Campus

Previous Editions of LARAM School since 2006 at:
Meet the Experts: LARAM 2017 at:



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