Belgium, Antwerp

From Mine to Finger. A Deep Dive in the World of Diamonds

when 26 August 2019 - 6 September 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 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.

Throughout the programme, students will discover the world of diamonds in every aspect. Topics include the historical, geological, technical, economical, commercial and ethical perspectives of the global diamond trade. Additionally, the course offers a series of diamond talks focussing on future trends, challenges and opportunities by focussing on innovationand sustainability in the Industry in all its facets. The course includes fascinating site visits, lectures, workshops and keynotes by internationally renowned academics and professionals.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Koen Vandenbempt

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

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

Fee info

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