Workshops & Short courses

The SGA is sponsoring or co-sponsoring several short courses and workshops on mineral deposits.


Future activities:

4th SGA-SEG-UNESCO-IUGS Short Course on African Metallogeny 

"Granite-related ore deposits in the Great Lake Area"

  • Kigali, Rwanda, 5-9 June 2017

14th Freiberg Short Course in Economic Geology
"Iron Oxide Copper Gold and Iron Oxide Apatite Deposits"

  • Freiberg, Germany, 7-10 December 2016
  • for more information and registration, please click here


Past activities:

11th "Ore deposit model and exploration"

  • Guiyang, China, 6-11 November 2016

Ressources Minérales: "Du Terrain a l´Expérimentations"

  • Toulouse, France, 7-9 June 2016

SEG Field Exploration Geology Vol. V
"Mineral deposits of the Krusne hory / Erzgebirge"

  • Czech Republic / Germany, 25 April-1 May 2016

XXXIV UNESCO-SEG-SGA Curso Latinoamericano de Metalogenia
"El sistema Pórfido (Incluyendo Yacimientos Epitermales) - Yacimientos tipo IOCG - Geología y Metalogenia Andes Centrales"

  • Copiapó, Chile, 20-30 April 2016

SGA Seminar on Northern Fennoscandian Ore Deposits and 3/4D Modelling

  • Lulea, Sweden, 7-8 September 2015; Pre- and post-seminar activities for SGA student members: 3-5 and 9 September 2015
  • For more information click here

SEG Field Exploration Geology Vol. VI
"Mineral deposits and geology of the Oberpfalz"

  • Czech Republic / Germany: 4-8 May 2015

MAC-SGA co-sponsored short course 46
"The Geology and Geochemistry of Uranium and Thorium deposits"

  • Montreal, Canada, 2-3 May 2015

SGA Student Chapter field trip to Iberian Pyrite Belt

  • 20-29 April 2015; Field trip: 5-9 July 2015

XXXIII UNESCO-SEG-SGA Curso Latinoamericano de Metalogenia
"Hydrothermal systems: a voyage from the source to the ore"

  • Campinas, Brazil, Theoretical sessions: 1-4 July 2015; Field trip: 5-9 July 2015

4th SGA-SEG-UNESCO-IUGS Short Course on African Metallogeny 

"Mineral Ressources-Based Sustainable Development in Africa"

  • Addis Ababa, Ethipoia, 23-31 March 2015

13th Freiberg Short Course in Economic Geology
"Rare Earth Elements Deposits"

  • Freiberg, Germany, 8-12 December 2014

XXXII UNESCO-SEG-SGA Latin American Metallogeny Course

  • Quito, Ecuador, 19-26 May 2014
  • For more information click here

3rd SGA - SEG - UNESCO - IUGS Short Course on African Metallogeny
"Mining in Africa"

  • Marrakech, Morocco, 29 September – 3 October 2014

8th annual workshop on "Ore Deposits Models and Exploration"

  • Hefei, China, 9-15 December 2013

12th Freiberg Short Course in Economic Geology
"Granite-related Mineral Systems"

  • Freiberg, Germany, 
2-6 December 2013

SGA workshop on mineral deposits related to acid magmatism

  • Barcelona, Spain, 19-21 September 2013

SGA short course "Gold deposits: From Theorie to Exploration Practice"

  • Prague, Czech Republic, 14-16 September 2013

7th annual workshop on "Ore Deposits Models and Exploration"

  • Guangzhou, China, 13-19 January 2013

11th Freiberg Short Course in Economic Geology
"Automated Mineralogy & Petrography for Geometallurgy"

  • Freiberg, Germany, 
5-7 December 2012