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The aim of the master’s degree study program "Advanced Mineral Resources Development (AMRD)" is the acquisition of knowledge and skills to develop sustainable and environmentally safe methods in mining and reclamation with a glance to economic aspects.

Study program AMRD is based on an international study on the three partner universities: TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany, Freiberg), Montanuniversitaet Leoben (Austria, Leoben) and National Mining University, (Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk).


Study concept

In the master's degree program “Advanced Mineral Resources Development” natural sciences, engineering and economics are combined. Education in the three partner universities enables to get intercultural competencies, allowing management personnel to advance in the global resource company.

The program provides students with knowledge and skills for independent scientific work in the field of environmentally safe mining and reclamation with regard to economic aspects (study programm, download).

In the master's thesis, students will be able to show that they can obtain and analyze information related to their field of competence, develop creatively and achieve a higher level of knowledge and skills in mining.

Specialists trained according to the program AMRD, should take responsibility for their knowledge and activities to help address social and global problems of mankind in terms of sustainability and environmental compatibility.

Graduates of the master's program AMRD are able to solve complex professional tasks, thereby ensuring its leadership.

Course structure

The program "International Master of Science in Advanced Mineral Resources Development" includes 120 ECTS points that corresponds to the standard period of study (four semesters or two academic years). Each semester consists of 30 ECTS points.

AMRD program involves teaching as follows:

I semester: Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria;

II Semester: TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany;

III Semester: "National Mining University", Ukraine (Description of modules, download);

IV semester: work on a master's thesis, which can be completed in each of the three partner universities.

This sequence of courses is mandatory.

The course begins in the winter semester.

Professional knowledge and skills

Professional knowledge of advanced master's program enables its graduates to work in mining enterprises around the world, as well as in public administration and international companies.

Graduates may engage in the planning, design, organization, control and management of companies and their administration.

Further graduate’s activity can be continued in research field (academic and industrial) as well as associations, insurance companies and banks.


Facts about the Universities

National Mining University

  • Leading Mining University of Ukraine;
  • Approximately 12,000 students;
  • Conducts training in mining, geosciences, energy and engineering and related engineering disciplines, as well as economics and legal science.

TU Bergakademie Freiberg

  • The oldest mining scientific university in the world;
  • Approximately 5,500 students;
  • Member of various international university associations;
  • German resource university with a unique profile: geo, energy, environment and materials;
  • Education and research in mining.

Montanuniversitaet Leoben

  • Teaching and research activities are based on creating links from raw material to finished products;
  • Key study areas are mining, metallurgy and materials;
  • Combination of scientific and industrial research, which are aimed at finding of raw materials and deposits, estimation of mineral resources and remediation of contaminated areas.

Why should you study in the program «International Master of Science in Advanced Mineral Resources Development»?

  • Acquisition of knowledge and skills for development of sustainable and environmentally safe methods in mining and reclamation;
  • Research in the top three universities in mining;
  • Intercultural skills and mediation in the management of enterprises;
  • Interdisciplinary education;
  • Participation in international research projects during the study;
  • High worldwide demand for specialists in mining and reclamation, excellent career opportunities.

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