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  • Aalto University, School of Chemical Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering;
  • Delft University of Technology, Dept. of Geoscience and Engineering;
  • University of Miskolc, Faculty of Earth Science and Engineering;
  • RWTH Aachen Inst. für Bergbaukunde I and III;
  • Wroclaw University of Technology, Faculty of Mining Engineering;

These universities offer the courses of the three options by hosting and teaching the students during one semester. They have been working together for 17 years. Imperial College, Department of Earth Science and Engineering is a special partner and will facilitate several courses.

Following is the detailed information of the universities:

Aachen University

Germany’s largest technical university and one of the most renowned in Europe. Nearly 380 professors and roughly 4,000 research and support staff are responsible for the education and research training of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students, among which 5,000 are international students. Teaching and research are characterised by an international, innovative and interdisciplinary approach and close links to industry.

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Aalto University

Aalto University in City of Espoo, alongside of Helsinki, is strongly future-oriented while, at the same time, building on the combined 300-year-history of three highly regarded universities. Only the best students and researchers are admitted to study and conduct research at Aalto University. 20 000 students are supported by 5 000 staff members of which 350 professors. 1519 Master’s degrees werer issued in 2012.

A student-centred culture that encourages people to passionately learn new things is fostered at Aalto University. The new university high-quality research and education and create an internationally attractive environment for learning and research.

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TU Delft


With more than 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 4,500 employees, Delft University of Technology is one of the largest universities in The Netherlands. It annually awards degrees to hundreds of engineers and technologists who go on to excel in science and business. They form an extended and trusted network of alumni contacts.

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Miskolc University

A significant institution of the Hungarian higher education system, contributes to the development of universal science and Hungarian society with its comprehensive, interdisciplinary training and with high-standard research and development work within European higher education. Maintaining, developing and improving international relations in education, training and research are regarded as issues of the utmost importance at the University of Miskolc.

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Wroclaw University of Technology

Functioning under the current name since 1945. Since the very beginning of its existence, it has been an important centre of technical education. Today, it belongs to the best technical universities in Poland – over 35 000 students study here under the guidance of 2 000 academic teachers, at the 12 faculties and the Department of Fundamental Studies, as well as in the 3 regional branches. It rates high in the annual rankings of Polish universities. Recently, it has been announced the best Polish technical university in Webometrics  Ranking of Worlds Universities.

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