A deep dive into the world of Diamonds, based on an introductory module covering all aspects of the Diamond Pipeline (week 1) and a specialsed module (week 2) focusing on innovation and sustainability in the Industry in all its facets.
University of Antwerp and Diamond Square Mile, Antwerp, Belgium
27 August - 7 September 2018
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.
Antwerp World Diamond Centre
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.
3 ECTS credits are awarded upon successful completion of the programme.
The fee includes course material, coffee breaks, site visits, farewell dinner and social activities. Does not include lunch or accommodation.
Maximum 15 reduced fees of €300 available for students.
University of Antwerp students are entitled to a refund of €150.
Online through Mobility Online. The application deadline is 14 May 2018.