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SINReM is a two-year Master programme which contains 120 ECTS credits and is taught in English language. It is organised by Ghent University in Belgium (acting as coordinating university), TU Bergakademie Freiberg in Germany, and Uppsala University in Sweden. The successful participant will obtain the joint diploma of International Master of Science in Sustainable and Innovative Natural Resource Management. The programme received the EIT Label as a quality seal awarded to top Master and PHD programmes by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology.

The programme focuses on innovative and sustainable production, recovery and management of primary and secondary resources. The curriculum includes mining, exploration and extraction processes to recovery and recycling technologies (e.g. clean technology, CO2-neutral recovery of resources from waste water and waste streams). The thematic scope covered by SINReM also combines scientific-technological fields with economic, environmental and entrepreneurial aspects. Technological feasibility, sustainability and circular economy receive great attention in the holistic teaching and learning processes.

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Dr. rer. nat. Ines Aubel

Dr. rer. nat. Ines Aubel

Education Officer SINReM

Leipziger Straße 29 Office WIN 67

Phone +49 3731 39-3663
Fax +49 3731 39-2324
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