By taking an EIT-labelled Master programme you are joining an international community established to unite forward thinkers and entrepreneurs, to share ideas and make innovation happen.
The EMC programme has received the EIT Label, a quality seal awarded to top Master and PhD programmes that excel in shaping a new generation of students into game changers and innovators.
Students of EIT Label programmes learn how to transform their specialist knowledge with key innovation and entrepreneurship skills into sound solutions to pressing societal challenges. At EIT RawMaterials, eligible EIT Label students also receive grants totalling EUR 9,000 and additional support for travel.
EIT RawMaterials, initiated and funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the European Union, is the largest consortium in the raw materials sector worldwide. Its vision is to develop raw materials into a major strength for Europe. Its mission is to enable sustainable competitiveness of the European minerals, metals and materials sector along the value chain by driving innovation, education and entrepreneurship.
EIT RawMaterials unites more than 120 core and associate partners and 180+ project partners from leading industry, universities and research institutions from more than 20 EU countries. Partners of EIT RawMaterials are active across the entire raw materials value chain; from exploration, mining and mineral processing to substitution, recycling and circular economy. They collaborate on finding new, innovative solutions to secure the supplies and improve the raw materials sector in Europe.
As an EIT Label student, you will have the opportunity to become part of this committed partnership, to build your network of like-minded students and professionals, and to take part in an exciting range of activities to help you to launch your career in raw materials.
From the moment you enrol on the EMC programme, you are eligible to join EIT RawMaterials Alumni. This organisation provides a great opportunity to network with past and present participants in the many and varied EIT RawMaterials activities, such as business idea competitions, start-ups, professional development courses and Master’s and PhD programmes.
It is run by and for its members, who can benefit from events, career development and educational activities and much more, forming a hub for a diverse range of raw materials students, academics and professionals. Furthermore, the EIT RawMaterials Alumni provides you with a connection to the wider EIT Alumni community and alumni events around Europe.
The Label Student Board brings together students from across the EIT RawMaterials Labelled master and PhD programmes. By getting involved in the Label Student Board, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to the development of the labelled programmes, attend and help organise events and activities for label students from across Europe, make new connections and become an ambassador for the EIT Label.