Special Issue on Clay Minerals 2020

Special Issue on Clay Minerals 2020

A Special Issue centered on elucidating the role of clay minerals as important element sources, carriers and sinks is now advertised by the Open Access Journal Minerals. Guest Editors are Dr. Andre Baldermann (from IAG) and Prof. Laurence Warr (from University of Greifswald). Deadline for paper submission: 01. April 2020.   more...

CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019

CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019

Leiden ranking 2019 details: According to the current Leiden ranking of the top 10 percent cited publications the TU Graz is among the 220 best universities worldwide. In the field of "Life and Earth Sciences" the TU Graz is among the top 15.
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Grouting Fundamentals Munich 2019

Grouting Fundamentals Munich 2019

The Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice short course was held from September 16 until September 19, 2019 in Munich. The 1st European course edition included a faculty of 15 experts from 10 countries, providing exceptional breadth and expertise concerning grouting fundamentals and international best practices.     more...

Mission and Vision

Our Mission

To educate undergraduate and graduate students for academia and industry leadership careers in the environmental mineral-water and engineering geosciences, and to advance the current state-of-knowledge through scholarly dissemination of original research that is relevant to the needs of society.

Our Vision

The Institute of Applied Geosciences shall be a primary European institution for the pursuit and promulgation of knowledge in the fields of environmental mineral-water and engineering geosciences. Our graduates shall assume future leadership roles in professional disciplines involving the earth, its environment, and its resources.

Special Issue on Clay Minerals 2020 © A. Baldermann
CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019  © FWF Project Carbonate Archives/IAG
Grouting Fundamentals Munich 2019  © C. Zambanini, C. Kettle (2), D. Mothersille


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