Education Committee

This committee aims at developing education programs and knowledge exchange events covering the whole Li-battery metals value chain from geological resources and exploration to processing, materials development and recycling.


Prof. Lev Filippov

Chair „Education Committee“

University of Lorraine

Phone +33 (0)6275 87426

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Education program database
Gathering and organization of the existing education programs on exploration, processing, economy, social acceptability, environmental impacts, materials development and recycling of Li-battery metals
© Fraunhofer ISC / freepik
    Courses on Li-battery metals value chain
    • Training by research within the framework of MSc and PhD programs
    • Major courses and EMerald Master course in Resources Engineering
    • Annual eLi Short Courses
    © Université de Lorraine – Georessources
      Exchange of partners' experiences
      • Promote visits and exchanges between member laboratories, facilities, summer schools and training courses
      • Promote the secondment of individuals from members institutions to carry joint research/thesis and transfer knowledge
      © freepik
        Alexandra Ferreira

        Administrative Assistant

        University of Lorraine

        Phone +33 (0)37274 4533

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        © European Lithium Institute eLi

        2020 eLi Short Courses on

        “Circular Economy and Sustainable Materials for Li-Battery”


        • Wide coverage of the whole Li-battery metals value chain from geological resources and social acceptability to processing and recycling mainly intended for Master and PhD students from the University of Liège, the University of Lorraine – ENSG, Nancy, the Luleå Institute of Technology, and the TU Bergakademie, Freiberg (more than 90 attendees)


        • 12 conferences in 2 days by lecturers from the McGill University (Canada), the Bordeaux University (France), the Canadian Institute of Mining CIM-ESRS (Canada), the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission CEA (France), the Fraunhofer R&D Center Electromobility FZEB (Germany), the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC (Germany), the Helmholtz-Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology HIF (Germany), the Geological Survey of Finland/Geologian tutkimuskeskus GTK (Finland), the Bureau des Recherches Géologiques et Minières BRGM (France), the Institut de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Bordeaux ICMCB (France)

        2019 eLi Short Courses on

        “Exploration and Processing of Battery Metals (Li, Co, Ni) Primary and Secondary Resources”


        • Event opened to students and staff from the following institutions: University of Lorraine, GéoRessources, Labex 21, EIT Raw Materials and the six schools from IMT Grand Est as well as to the other European Universities (more than 70 participants)
        • Lecturers from University of Lorraine (France), the Labex Resources 21 (France), the Geological Survey of Finland/Geologian tutkimuskeskus  GTK (Finland), the Université de Québec in Montréal UQAT (Canada) and the University of New South Wales (Australia)

        © ENSG

        Major in Mineral Resources Engineering


        • Acquisition of the useful technical knowledge for exploration, mining, estimation and processing of mineral resources
        • Mining projects design within the framework of primary raw materials economics is the final goal of this training

          © EMerald Erasmus Mundus Master

          EMerald Master’s Program in Resources Engineering


          • An Erasmus Mundus and EIT-labelled Master’s program created to establish the right balance between knowledge of resources and process-engineering techniques
          • An innovative education in geo-metallurgy to bridge the gap between geological exploration and mineral processing
          • University of Liège (Belgium), University of Lorraine – ENSG (France), Luleå Institute of Technology (Sweden), TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany)