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Advanced Materials - Innovative Recycling (AMIR)

24 months
4000 EUR/year
2000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Advanced Materials - Innovative Recycling (AMIR) Master program offered by EIT RawMaterials Academy  aims to educate students to become highly-skilled professionals with expertise in a variety of raw materials fields and to instil a deep entrepreneurial mindset from a wealth of businesses, incubators, innovation services and industry contributors that make up the programme.

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The   Advanced Materials - Innovative Recycling (AMIR) Master program offered by  EIT RawMaterials Academy   has been developed to help students understand the full spectrum of all the core topics within the field of raw materials recycling. 

Drawing on the expertise of 6 European universities, AMIR brings together the collaboration of academia, industry and research partners to develop one of the world’s leading programmes within the field. Students have the opportunity to study across multiple European universities that specialise in the specific aspects of Advanced Materials: Innovative recycling.

The AMIR Master programme offers students the possibility of obtaining a double diploma; a nationally accredited diploma from each of the two partner universities where they study. 

Currently the following combinations of partners lead to a double diploma:

  • First year at the University of Bordeaux and Second year at either the Technical University of Madrid or TU Darmstadt
  • First year at NOVA University Lisbon and Second year at either, Technical University of Madrid, TU Darmstadt or University of Liège

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Materials, recycling and entrepreneurship
  • Material design for recycling
  • Metallurgy and metals recycling
  • Mineral recycling for construction and other sectors
  • Polymers, hybrids and composite recycling. 
  • Industrial internship 
  • Master thesis

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

  • Academic background:Academic degree or professional diploma. If your degree diploma has not yet been delivered, then an official letter from the awarding Institution to clarify the situation will suffice.Should include all grades obtained during the 3- 4 years of your Bachelor and the information on the grading scale.
  • Motivation letter:No more than 1000 words.
  • Language skills: No more than two pages per reference letter, written in English, including the referees signature. Presented on institutional headed paper and  bearing an institutional stamp.
  • Work experience
  • Entrepreneurial potential

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Advanced Materials - Innovative Recycling (AMIR)
EIT RawMaterials Academy