Belgium, Antwerp

From Mine to Finger. A deep dive into the world of Diamonds

when 27 August 2018 - 7 September 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 600

The Antwerp World Diamond Centre and the University of Antwerp warmly invite you to get to know the diamond industry inside out during this two week intensive summer school. In the first week, students discover the world of diamonds in every aspect; such as the historical, geological, technical, economical, commercial and ethical perspectives of the global diamond trade. During the second week, the summer school builds further on this introductory track by focussing on "innovation" and "sustainablity" in every facet of the global diamond industry, from Mine to Finger.

Target group

The summer school is designed for final year Bachelor students and Master students from different disciplines, as well as for young professionals and researchers, interested in deepening their knowledge about diamonds and its industry.

Credits info

10 EC
3 ECTS credits are awarded upon successful completion of the programme.

Fee info

EUR 600: The fee includes course material, coffee breaks, site visits, farewell dinner and social activities. Does not include lunch or accommodation.

Scholarships

Maximum 15 reduced fees of €300 available for students.