Course - Junior Expert in Circular Economy

Course - Junior Expert in Circular Economy

The blended learning course “Junior Expert in Circular Economy” will train 25 European young people who are qualified with a school diploma (e.g. Licei, Abitur, Matura, Baccalauréat, upper secondary, or vocational school certificates) and preferably are neither in employment nor education or training. 

The course will equip the participants with the necessary tools and skills needed for sustainable development and circular transition in economy and society. Following the 3 Rs (reduce, reuse and recycle), they e.g. gain skills in the analysis, evaluation and improvement of manufacturing processes, impact assessment methods, total quality management for environmental sustainability, entrepreneurship and digital literacy.

The course will start in January 2021, is taught in English and is composed of 800 hours: 480 hours of interactive online classes complemented with a live training in Ferrara, Italy (currently scheduled for September-October 2021) and 320 hours of internship (currently scheduled for June-August 2021).


Until October 31, 2020, 23:59 (CET)

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Daniela Sani
ART-ER develops a number of initiatives with the objective to consolidate the employability of human resources in the research and TT field, by empowering their competences and their synergies with businesses.

Chiara Pancaldi
VET centre located in Emilia Romagna, Italy for more than 15 years it has been providing LLL and TVET trainings for adults, demonstrating the efficacy of post-secondary and tertiary non-university courses, representing a pillar of the regional education system with an average employment rate equal to 70%.

myclimate Foundation 
Florian Strasser
Swiss non-profit organisation for climate protection and sustainable development, both globally and locally. The expertise covers high-quality climate protection projects, climate-friendly/sustainable business solutions, and action-oriented educational, vocational and capacity building courses enabling employees, apprentices and students to contribute to climate protection and sustainability.

Tallinn University of Technology
Veiko Karu
The only technological university in Estonia which is the flagship of Estonian engineering and technology education. TalTech supports sustainable development through R&D and science based higher education in the field of engineering and technology.

University of Oulu
Sanna Päivärinta-Antikainen
Multidisciplinary research and education community and one of the biggest universities in Finland. It is the coordinator of the EIT-RM ADMA doctoral course focusing on doctoral training and generating experts in RM area in academia and industry.


Visit the IFTS CIRCULAR SOCIETY | EU Higher Technician for Regenerative Circular Society webpage

Project manager: 
Daniela Sani
Working Group: 
Lara Porciatti
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