Belgium, Mons

Geological Raw Materials

when 4 July 2016 - 9 July 2016
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 300

Raw materials (rocks, minerals, metals) are essential for modern life, from civil engineering to new technologies. Increasing demand from emerging countries and environmental concerns lead to new challenges for engineers in mining and geology.
ields of activity : applied geology, geological and geophysical prospection of raw mineral materials, mining, rock mechanics, mineral processing, hydrogeology and reservoir engineering

Course leader

Prof. Philippe Ancia - Polytech Mons
Prof. Jean-Pierre Tshibangu - Polytech Mons

Target group

Bachelor’s degree (BA2, BA3) and Master’s degree (MA1)

Course aim

Understand today’s challenges to meet environmental and societal constraints when mining mineral resources. Practice modern techniques in mining engineering and associated activities.

Credits info

2 ECTS credits will be awarded under the condition of a positive evaluation at the end of the course. We advise you to check that these credits are transferable to your home institution.

Fee info

EUR 300: All-inclusive (accommodation & meals) fee for students from partner institutions
EUR 600: All-inclusive (accommodation & meals) fee for students


A limited numbero grants is available upon request addressed to the Dean (pierre.dehombreux(at)