24 months
18750 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The EIT-labelled triple degree Master European Mining Course (EMC) at EIT RawMaterials Academy  covers every aspect of the life cycle of mineral resources. It is designed to provide a solid understanding of the global mining industry and takes a life-cycle approach by covering the entire mining value chain. 

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The programme offers a state-of-the-art technical basis in resource modelling, mine design and economic evaluation. Technical knowledge is also supplemented with topics on business, economics, ethics and environmental engineering. 

The Master European Mining Course (EMC) at  EIT RawMaterials Academy   also covers a clearly defined and structured topic series on the management of health and safety and environmental impact of mining. EMC aims to train professionals of the future, who will be the decision makers and game-changers in mineral resources and associated engineering trades, delivering a strong vision of the future of the industry.


EMC supports the development of students into adaptive, innovative and entrepreneurially-oriented engineers that are capable of identifying the best approach to obtaining optimal value from mineral ore deposits.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of minerals engineering and recycling
  • Technical innovation project
  • Economic Geology & mineral economics
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Field Experience and Project in Hard Rock Mining
  • Feasibility Studies of mining projects
  • Reserve Modelling and Estimation

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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor degree of (at least) 180 ECTS in an appropriate subject (e.g. Engineering, Earth sciences, environmental sciences, mineral resource engineering) issued by one of the partner universities, or an equivalent university qualification from other top universities worldwide in an appropriate subject.

  • All applicants must deliver an officially attested copy of an official Bachelor degree certificate. This is a condition for the acceptance and no enrollment to the university can be made before the delivery of this certificate. the copies of study certificates must be certified by the issuing institution or by a notary public.
  • A proof of minimum grade following the requirements that can be found here.
  • Adequate results for a recognized language proficiency test such as TOEFL (min. 90 and min 21 for each section), IELTS (min. 6.5) or CAE/CPE (min. C).
  • A letter of motivation of max. 2000 words.
  • A Curriculum Vitae.
  • Two Letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18750 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


FEMP scholarship: Excellent non-EU students may be nominated for a (FEMP) scholarship of up to €13.500 in total. Amount awarded depends on the number of applicants, academic quality , the funds available and the personal circumstances of the student. 

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European Mining Course (EMC)
EIT RawMaterials Academy