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LARAM Course India 2020

2020 India
LARAM School

Programme LARAM Course 2020 - INDIA (NEW)

LARAM Course 2020 in Roorkee (India)

February 17-22, 2020

IIT-Roorkee, India

The LARAM international training course in Roorkee (India) is an initiative jointly conceived by the University of Salerno (UNISA), the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT-Roorkee), and the Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS). The aim the initiative is to develop and conduct a training course dealing with landslide risk management, to be delivered delivered by renowned landslide experts of international reputation.

: October 31, 2019


The programme of the School will consist of 8-hour daily lectures and tutorials from Monday to Wednesday, and from Friday to Saturday. On Thursday 20 February, a field trip will be organized. The programme is structured in the following sessions:

  • S1: Landslide features, inventory and monitoring
  • S2: Landslide risk theory
  • S3: Geomechanics of landslides
  • S4: Landslide zoning 
  • S5: Landslide risk analysis, assessment and management


International Experts

  • Michele CALVELLO (University of Salerno, ITALY)
  • Sabatino CUOMO (University of Salerno, ITALY)
  • Michel JABOYEDOFF (Universtè de Lausanne, SWITZERLAND)
  • Vikas THAKUR (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, NORWAY)

Indian Experts

  • R. ANBALAGAN (Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, INDIA)
  • Sivakumar BABU (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA)
  • Priti MAHESHWARI (Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, INDIA)
  • Mahendra SINGH (Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, INDIA)
  • Narendra Kumar SAMADHIYA (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, INDIA)



The LARAM class will be composed by 40 selected participants:

  • Indian PhD students, Young PhD holders and Young Professors (10 participants)
  • non-Indian PhD students, Young PhD holders and Young Professors (10 participants)
  • Indian Professionals (20 participants)

Note - Young: less than 40 years at the date of the LARAM Course, February 2020

The selection of the participants will be based on following criteria that are in line with the well-establish selection procedure of the LARAM School. The selected participants will pay their own travel and accommodation expenses, as well as a registration fee.


APPLICATION FORMS (deadline expired)

  • PhD students 
  • Young PhD holders and Young Professors 
  • Indian Professionals 



  • PhD students: INR 3000 (Indian); INR 5000 (non-Indian)
  • Young PhD holders and Young  Professors: INR 5000 (Indian); INR 10000 (non-Indian)
  • Indian Professionals: INR 10000


  • INR 750 per day per room;
  • One-day advance is compulsory;  
  • Rest to be paid in the guest house;
  • Two PhD students may share one room


FURTHER INFO about LARAM School 2020 (Logistics and Administration):
Mahendra SINGH (Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, INDIA)
email: msingh.civil@gmail.com