About AMIR

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.

Strengths

  • AMIR graduates are international entrepreneurs and innovators, able to work anywhere in Europe and beyond.
  • High-level education and research environment.
  • Practical insights with advanced research labs.
  • High-quality internships.
  • Mandatory international and intersectoral mobility.
  • Supported by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) and the International Master program of the Bordeaux “Initiative of Excellence” (IdEx).
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Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:

Master

EIT RawMaterials Academy - AMIR

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The Challenge

Materials are the building blocks of the modern global economy and are instrumental for the transition to a green, circular economy which emits less CO2. Twenty-seven of these materials have been defined by the EU as critical, meaning that they combine high importance to the EU economy with a high risk associated with their supply. Accessing the known primary raw material sources has become more challenging, while the amounts of industrial waste and end-of-life-products are rapidly increasing. These waste streams contain secondary raw materials, many of which are critical and can be recovered, diversifying supply and contributing to meeting increasing materials demands.

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France Bordeaux Portugal Lisbon Germany Darmstadt Belgium Liège Spain Madrid Hungary Egyetemváros  + 8 More
September 2019
Full-time
24 months
Campus