Summer School

GMIT organizes Summer Schools to Germany and China every summer. This is a great opportunity for students to experience a new practice in their fields as well as diverse cultures.


Around 20 students of GMIT go to Germany to participate in an Engineering Summer School at TU Bergakademie Freiberg, the oldest mining university in the world. Since 2015, the Summer School has jointly been organized by TU Freiberg, GMIT, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and German Development Cooperation (GIZ) every year.
During the program, students become familiar with German teaching methods and learning environment as well as the current scientific and technological development. In addition, students will learn and experience different ways of organizing themselves as students, visit resource related companies and take part in Mongolian-German cultural exchange.
Students are eligible to participate in the program during the 1st year of their study. Selected students will be awarded with full scholarship including international airfare, accommodation, and related expenses as well as health insurance. 
The Summer School consists of lab work, excursions, flied trips and lectures. Three credit points will be provided after successfully completing the program. The following topics will be covered:
  • Engineering, especially in the context of the resource industry
  • Environmental aspects of industrial activities
  • Mining and industry in Germany
  • Geology
  • Intercultural competence and self-organization
  • Higher education institutions and student life abroad


China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) in Xuzhou provides an opportunity for GMIT students to participate in their International Summer School Program. The program aims to introduce about CUMT, China’s mining industry as well as Chinese culture.
Students are granted with scholarship, which covers the expenses related to the program. Students has to have appropriate health insurance coverage to go abroad and to pay 50% of the international airfare.
Teaching schedule of the summer school program:
1. Classroom Instruction (48 class hours, 3 credits)
Course 1: Introduction to Ore Deposit Geology (16 class hours, 1 credit)
Course 2: Modern Coal Mining Technology (12 class hours, 1 credit)
Course 3: Introduction to Mining Safety Engineering ( 16 class hours, 1 credit)
2. Guest Lectures (10 class hours, 0.5 credit)
  • Clean Energy Technology
  • Smart Mines
  • Mine Transformation and Planning
  • Mining and Environment
  • Land Reclamation and Ecological Rehabilitation
3. Chinese Language Learning (8 class hours, 0.5 credit)

4. Cultural Experiencing and Industry Visit ( 16 class hours, 1 credit)

Selection criteria for the Summer School programs include student’s academic performance, extracurricular activities, a letter of motivation and English language proficiency.
Application opens generally in April, and detailed information will be provided that time in the GMIT website.