The application period for applications to the AMIR Erasmus Mundus Master Programme (2024-2026) will be open from Monday 2nd October, until Sunday 10th December at 11:59 p.m. (Central European Summer Time).

A Call for Application only for applicants from the  European Commission Western Balkans Region (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro only) as the Programme provides additional scholarships for applicants coming from this region, will be open from 18/12/2023 until 18/02/2024.

A Call for Application only for European Candidates is opened from 21/12/2023 until 31/01/2024. 

Innovative recycling

We Bring Innovative Recycling To Life

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s programme Advanced Materials for Innovative Recycling (AMIR-EM) aims at contributing to the higher education of the next generation of chemists, material scientists and engineers with special skills in innovation and entrepreneurship and ready to work in the raw materials sector of the 21st century focusing on advanced materials, their sustainability and recycling within a circular economy.

Advanced Materials for Innovative Recycling AMIR master

Everything You Need For Master Success

The general objective of the programme is to train excellent students with theoretical and practical knowledge in Advanced Materials for Innovative Recycling, allowing them to adapt to any kind of job related to this topic. The Master will be a 120 ECTS study Programme with a length of two academic years leading to double diploma and having the ambition to provide joint degrees.

Advanced Materials for Innovative Recycling AMIR master


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Testimonials from our alumni

Overall, students say that AMIR is the life changing experience. Here are some individual testimonials :

Joining this program is like becoming a part of a global family of diverse minds, all passionately dedicated to the shared objectives of recycling and sustainable living. The honor of being a participant in this transformative journey extends beyond its mission; it encompasses a remarkable platform for personal growth and networking. Here, we’re not only creating change but also fostering connections with industry and academia professionals. I encourage everyone to contribute their distinctive perspective to this puzzle of change, where every piece matters.
Ahsan Ali


I am an enthusiast in sustainability and circular economy especially in the raw material value chain and recycling. I chose the AMIR program because it provides both practical scientific knowledge and entrepreneurship aspects in such a way that each and every student gets an opportunity to excel in the real world.
Edwin Francis Memirieki


The AMIR program has helped me gain immense amounts of technical knowledge and socio-cultural awareness to immerse myself in different disciplines. The innovation and entrepreneurial activities alongside the collaborative nature of the program has helped me come out of my shell and network with experts in the recycling and materials recovery industry. I believe AMIR program is the right program for anyone looking for inter-personal and academic growth.

Annu Pawar


Meet Our Coordinators

guido sonnemann

Guido Sonnemann

AMIR Erasmus Mundus Coordinator

Université de Bordeaux

Justo García-Navarro

Justo García-Navarro

AMIR Local Coordinator at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Dr. Joachim Brötz

Joachim Brötz

AMIR Local Coordinator at Technische Universität Darmstadt

Technische Universität Darmstadt

Stoyan Gaydarzhiev

AMIR Local Coordinator at University of Liège (ULiège)

University of Liège

Grégoire LEONARD

Grégoire LEONARD

Professor – Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of applied sciences, University of Liège

University of Liège

Grégoire LEONARD

Alexandre Velhinho

AMIR Local Coordinator at NOVA School of Science and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

Grégoire LEONARD

Peter Baumli

AMIR Local Coordinator at University of Miskolc, Hungary

University of Miskolc


Férenc Madai

Head of Institute of Exploration Geosciences, University of Miskolc

University of Miskolc

Anthony Maho

Anthony MAHO

Junior Professor Chair

Université de Bordeaux


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