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 focusing on future trends, challenges and opportunities by focusing on innovation and sustainability in the Industry in all its facets. The course includes fascinating site visits, lectures, workshops and keynotes by internationally renowned academics and professionals.
The summer school is targetted 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.
The 2021 edition will take place at the University of Antwerp and the Antwerp World Diamond Centre in Belgium. If covid-19 won’t allow us to organise a live summer school, we will switch to a digital format. Candidates will be informed of this by 1 April 2021 at the latest.