Programs and bursaries in geochemistry

This database serves as a resource for geochemistry related research programs, bachelor, master, and PhD programs, as well as small bursaries for early career scientists. For more information about the individual programs and bursaries, please go to the respective websites.

A list of upcoming conferences and short courses is also available at here.

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PhD, Master and Bachelor Programs

PhD Programs Institution Country
International PhD-Program GeoEnviron University of Tübingen Germany
Isotope Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry University of Manchester UK
Geosciences Newcastle University UK
Environmental Geochemistry and Geomicrobiology University of Manchester UK
Master Programs Institution Country
Environmental Chemistry University of Bayreuth Germany
MSc Geography: Climate and Environmental Change (in German) Friedrch Schiller University Jena Germany
Applied & Environmental Geoscience (AEG) University of Tübingen Germany
Applied Environmental Geochemistry Luleå University of Technology Sweden
Earth Sciences – Major in Mineralogy & Geochemistry ETH Zurich Switzerland
MPhil Geosciences Newcastle University UK
MSc Geochemistry
MSc Mineral Resources
University of St Andrews UK
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Other learning, training or research programs

Program Organisation/Details Deadlines
Aquatic Microbial and Molecular Ecology (AMME) PhD course 2-week PhD course in Aquatic Microbial and Molecular Ecology (10 ECTS) held at the University of Southern Denmark (next course: 17-31 August 2025)
Provides theoretical and practical training in biogeochemistry and molecular techniques with emphasis on the ecology of marine microbial systems.
See website for full details.
Application deadline: tba
DMG Doctoral Courses Various short doctoral courses of the DMG (German Mineralogical Society) See website for 2023/2024 listings
ECORD Summer Schools ECORD – European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling – Summer schools that aim to foster the education of young scientists in marine-related sciences and to train a new generation to participate in future ocean drilling expeditions. See website for details. Scholarships available.
Silica School – Silica: from stardust to the living world Small private online course (SPOC) offered every year in November focused on the study of the silica cycle on planet Earth (and beyond). Silica School was created through a collaboration between several international institutions/universities in order to offer the best and most up-to-date e-learning experience on the subject of “Silica: from stardust to the living world”.
Contact Jill Sutton for more information.
30 Sept each year

Scholarships, research and travel bursaries

Society Amount Deadlines
European Association of Organic Geochemists Elsevier Research Scholarship Up to €3000 31 May 2024
Geosciences Travel Awards 500 CHF 31 Oct 2024 (to attend an international conference in 2025)
Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland/Geological Society: Hazel Prichard Student Bursary  Up to £3000 (undergraduate or taught MSc students registered at a university in UK or Republic of Ireland) 15 Feb
30 Sept
Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland: Environmental Mineralogy Group Early Career Bursary Scheme  up to £300 (research student)
up to £1000 (early career)
(registered at a university or institute in UK or Republic of Ireland)
1 Mar
1 Jun
1 Oct