The Mission

The Society of Mining Professors/Societät der Bergbaukunde is a vibrant Society representing the global academic community and committed to make a significant contribution to the future of the minerals disciplines. The main goal of the Society is to guarantee the scientific, technical, academic and professional knowledge required to ensure a sustainable supply of minerals for mankind. The Society facilitates information exchange, research and teaching partnerships and other collaborative activities among its members.

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12th Regional SOMP Meeting - Mongolia

The 12th Regional Meeting of the Society of Mining Professors will be held at the German-Mongolian institute for Resources and Technolgy GMIT, June 22-23, 2023. The Meeting will therefore take place after the 2nd International Symposium on "Resources and Technology" (June 19-20, 2023) and the 10th Anniversary of GMIT (23 June 2023). Abstract submission has been extended until March 31, 2023. For more information, click here.