International Master of Science in Sustainable and
Innovative Natural Resource Management

Programme

This 2-year programme contains 120 ECTS credit units and leads to the joint diploma of International Master of Science in Sustainable and Innovative Natural Resource Management and awards the EIT label.

Language of instruction: English

All students will be moving as a cohort to Gent, Freiberg and Uppsala in the first year, which approach has significant networking and social cohesion advantages. During this first year, students are introduced to the value chain, management of natural resources, the circular economy, its economic, policy and legal aspects, inventory techniques, the clean technology concept and life cycle assessment tools to assess sustainability of products, services and processes. Moreover, students are exposed to a basic training in the different technological tools that can be used to intervene in different parts of the value chain (geo-resource exploration, sustainable (chemical) extraction processes, sustainable materials and resource recovery technology).

16 Sept - 20 Oct
GHENT UNIVERSITY
  1-week course
SemesterCourseInstructorStudy hoursCredits (ECTS)
1Introduction to the Circular Economy, Economics and Management of Natural ResourcesStijn Speelman1654

23 Sept - 04 Oct
TU FREIBERG
  2-week course
SemesterCourseInstructorStudy hoursCredits (ECTS)
1Problems and Innovations in the Process Chain of Rare ResourcesDirk Tischler1804

20 JAN - 7 JUN
Uppsala University
  Semester (25 ECTS)
SemesterCourseInstructorStudy hoursCredits (ECTS)
2Problems and Innovations in the Process Chain of Rare ResourcesAbigail Barker1955
2Problems and Innovations in the Process Chain of Rare ResourcesThomas Lennerfors1955
2Problems and Innovations in the Process Chain of Rare ResourcesGöran Lindström39010
2Kevin Bisschop1955
2Alireza Malehmir1955

Semester 2

Uppsala University

20 weeks of educational activities, Easter break and exams included

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TU Bergakademie Freiberg

6-week summer school

Semester 3 & 4

Choose a major at a University (15 ECTS)

Master thesis (30 ECTS)

At the same university as your major

Internship (10 ECTS)