Application to all courses is by email.

The courses are free of charge. In case the number of applicants is higher than the maximum number of students, participants will be selected by the course leaders.

Costs will incur for travel and accommodation (see course descriptions). Some financial support is available, provided participation in all courses within one theme. Students attending the "Entrepreneurship for Scientists" course are also eligible for financial support.

To apply, please send

  • your CV
  • your letter of interest (max. 1 A4 page)
  • one letter of support

to the theme responsible and research school coordinator (see links below below). Indicate the courses you are applying for within the theme and if you want to be considered for a stipend. Be aware that stipend priority is given to students that attend all courses within a theme (including Entrepreneurship).

Theme 1 “Scientific methods applied to deep mineral exploration”

  • Seismic methods in deep mineral exploration
  • Electromagnetic methods in deep mineral exploration
  • Geochemical methods in deep mineral exploration

Apply with this link to theme coordinator Stefan Buske (Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg) and research school coordinator Bjarne Almqvist (Uppsala University).

Theme 2 “Exploration engineering”

  • Exploration design and drill site engineering
  • Deep exploration technology
  • Physical characterization of the subsurface

Apply with this link to theme coordinator Peter Jonsson (Lund University) and research school coordinator Bjarne Almqvist (Uppsala University).

Theme 3 “The life cycle of exploration data

  • Operational data acquisition at the drill site
  • Core characterization and geoscientific data at the (exploration) drill site
  • Novel methods for the handling of drilling/exploration data - curation, interpretation, archiving, release/publication

Apply with this link to theme coordinator Thomas Wiersberg (GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences) and research school coordinator Bjarne Almqvist (Uppsala University).

“Entrepreneurship”,

  • "Entrepreneurship for scientists"

Apply with this link to course responsible Sofia Målberg (RISE) and research school coordinator Bjarne Almqvist (Uppsala University).