Master in Advanced Materials Innovative Recycling (AMIR)

University of Bordeaux

Program Description

Master in Advanced Materials Innovative Recycling (AMIR)

University of Bordeaux

Program factsheet

  • Academic cooperation:
    • France: University of Bordeaux (UBx)
    • Belgium: University of Liege (ULg)
    • Germany: Technical University of Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt)
    • Spain: Technical University of Madrid (UPM)
  • Industrial partners:
    • France: Arkema
    • Belgium: ArcelorMittal
    • Germany: Veolia
  • Research and Technological Organization partners:
    • France: CEA, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission
    • Belgium: CRM Group (Centre de Recherches Métallurgiques)
    • Germany: Fraunhofer Society
    • Spain: Spanish National Research Council (CSIC); Tecnalia
  • Admission requirements: Hold a Bachelor degree in Engineering or Environmental Sciences with advanced knowledge in Chemistry (minimum 3 years of study / 180 ECTS), or a Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Physical-Chemistry, Materials (or Matter) Sciences.
  • Program duration: 2 years (120 ECTS).
  • Language requirements: This Master program is taught entirely in English. Students must possess a good level (level B2 according to CEFR) of English.
  • Level: Master of Science in Chemistry (specialization in Advanced Materials Innovative Recycling).
  • Tuition fees:
    • 1,000€ per year for EU and non-EU students
  • Scholarships:
    • AMIR students: 1,700€ minimum mobility grant (700€ for M1, 1,000€ for M2)
    • University of Bordeaux grants, based on merit (750€ per month, per student during their M2 and 750€ travel bonus for non-EU students)
    • Additional scholarships for the mobility period: Eiffel grants (for international students, covering a full year in Bordeaux), Erasmus program scholarship of at least 220€ per month (available for all AMIR Master students for 12 months maximum)
    • Note: incentives are proposed to industries who offer high-quality internships (Master thesis). This represents fellowships of at least 500€ per month, per student.

Program outline

The AMIR Master program focuses on the raw material value chain, with particular emphasis on recycling. The two main objectives are:

  • Educate students to become highly-skilled European professionals with expertise in various types of materials. This expertise will enable them to develop, at a large and ambitious scale, new methods for material recycling. In addition, the AMIR program includes classes on transferable skills such as innovation, ethics, intellectual property, life cycle assessment, sustainability and advanced research strategies.
  • Develop a deep entrepreneurship mindset with the help and expertise of associated businesses, incubators and innovation services as well as a large panel of industries.

Program structure

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 18, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2019
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2 years
Full time
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1,000 EUR
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France - Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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