M.Sc. On Campus

Minerals Materials

University of Poitiers

24 months
243 EUR/year
243 EUR/year
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The Minerals Materials / IMACS (International Master in Advanced Clay Science) programme offered by the University of Poitiers is an integrated MSc dedicated to the analysis, study and understanding of natural minerals with high economic interest.


 It is designed by two institutions:

  • The University of Poitiers (France)
  • The Technical University of Crete (Chania – Greece)

This Minerals Materials program at University of Poitiers is included in the IntREE (interfaces for aeronautics energy and environment) Graduate school of the University of Poitiers. This Graduate School is dedicated to teaching, via research, in the field of interface phenomena. This Graduate School allows students to be immersed in both research and industrial environments.

These high-level training programs (Master and Ph.D.), limited to about twenty students per year, promotes learning through research, placing students at the heart of the laboratories.They are organized around four main axes in order to prepare students for the professions of tomorrow:

  • Progressive immersion in the laboratories,
  • International mobility
  • Connections with the socio-economic world,
  • Disciplinary opening towards multidisciplinarity

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Soils
  • Techniques of characterization
  • Scientific comm
  • Clays in geological systems
  • Examination interactions RX matter

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A EUROPASS-CV describing your academic background and achievements
  • A motivation letter: Typed or word-processed, in English, the applicant explains why he/she is applying, how he/she thinks this application can help him/her and promote his/her personal project, and what his/her professional goals are.
  • A transcript of records
  • A certified copy (translated into English) of the diploma required for application to a  master’s degree (at least a Bachelor’s degree or a nationally recognized diploma equivalent to 180 ECTS).
  • Language proficency (if applicable). Except for native speakers, a certified level of fluent English is required as proof of sufficient knowledge of the English language. Additional proficiency in French may also be sent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    243 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 243 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    243 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 243 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Poitiers

640 - 950 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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