Antwerp, Belgium

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

online course
when 30 August 2021 - 3 September 2021
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 300

The Antwerp World Diamond Centre and the University of Antwerp warmly invite you to get to know the diamond industry inside out during the first full-fledged digital edition of this summer school. Throughout this intensive programme, students will discover the world of diamonds in every aspect.The course includes fascinating virtual site visits, lectures, workshops and keynotes by internationally renowned academics and professionals. This first digital edition offers the same inspiring content, innovative approach and collaborative environment as the physical version does.

Target group

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

Credits info

3 EC
Successful completion of the summer school can be awarded with 3 credits according the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Credits will be awarded on the base of attending the preparatory track, 100 % (active) participation during the course (one week) and submission of an individual paper two weeks after the course ends.

To include the credits in the curriculum at the home institution, participants need an agreement with the responsible person at their university. A certificate will be awarded at the end of the programme.

Fee info

EUR 300: Registration fee for students.​

For this digital edition, the fee includes all lectures, tutoring and workshops, course material, digital coaching and (online) social activities. Technical set-up (stable internet connection, headset, computer and webcam) has to be provided by the participant.
EUR 600: Registration fee for professionals.

​For this digital edition, the fee includes all lectures, tutoring and workshops, course material, digital coaching and (online) social activities. Technical set-up (stable internet connection, headset, computer and webcam) has to be provided by the participant.