Starting in January 2021, the blended learning course “Junior Expert in Circular Economy” will train 25 European young people with the necessary tools and skills needed for sustainable development and circular transition in economy and society.

Following the 3Rs (reduce, reuse and recycle), the participants will 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 be taught in English and will be composed of 800 hours: 480 hours of interactive online classes complemented with live training in Ferrara, Italy (currently scheduled for September-October 2021) and 320 hours of internship (currently scheduled for June-August 2021).

The course organisers include ART-ER, Centoform, myclimate, University of Oulu and TalTech with the support of EIT RawMaterials Academy.

The call for applications will open in early September. For more details, please send an email to