now: June 27 – July 1, 2022. Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Summer School

Fracture Mechanics and Structural Integrity

25th ‒ 26th June 2022, Funchal, Portugal

Following the previous editions in Trondheim, Catania and Belgrade, the ECF summer school will be organized in Funchal in June 2022, prior to the ECF23 conference.

Download of didactic material:

C1 – Design of Carbon Fibre Composites: How can we make them tougher?

C3 – Fracture and Fatigue Assessment Procedures of Offshore Structures and Subsea Applications for Oil and Gas Production Systems

C4 – Elastic plastic fracture mechanics HSLA steels – J Integral approach and micromechanical modelling

Summer School programme link

Details about the lecturers can be found on

This two-day event is mainly aimed at PhD students, young researchers, and engineers.

Venue: Colégio dos Jesuítas do Funchal, Universidade da Madeira, Funchal. map

Registration for the Summer School only is now available: Fee of 160 € before 30.4.2022 (200 € afterwards) includes lectures, refreshments and lunch.

Until April 30th, 2022
Early Bird Delegate + Summer School: 800 Euros
Early Bird Student + Summer School: 470 Euros

After April 16, 2022

After May 1st, 2022
Delegate + Summer School: 850 Euros
Student + Summer School: 520 Euros

ESIS members are entitled to a 50€ discount

Also, ESIS Support for Researchers can be found on