Our Partners

This research program would be impossible if not for the enthusiastic support of the following partners

Institutional Partners

Université Blaise Pascal

The Université Blaise Pascal at Clermont-Ferrand is a dynamic teaching and research centre and is one the top 20 research universities in France. Among the wide range of laboratories of excellence at UBP, the Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans is one of the founding partners.

University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. The Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Science and Department of Geography are founding partners.

Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser University is one of Canada's leading comprehensive research universities with a focus on the integration of innovative education, cutting-edge research and far-reaching community engagement. The Department of Earth Sciences is a founding partner.


Le Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans

The Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans is a joint research unit of UBP, CNRS and IRD as well as one of the laboratories of OPGC. Its main objective is to understand all of magmatic and volcanic processes, from melting in the mantle up to the eruption on the surface.


ClerVolc is a centre for research, innovation and training in the fields of volcanic processes, hazards and risk.

Regional Partners

Région Auvergne

The Région Auvergne is responsible for the first substantial seed funding that enabled the launch of this program. The Région continues to support this program in various ways.

Ambassade de France au Canada

The Embassy of France in Canada, and especially the Consulate General of France in Vancouver, is a crucial partner in facilitating the launch of this collaborative program and continuing to support mobility and exchanges between institutions.