Master Class Commodity Trading

What are the benefits for you?

  • Students attending the Master Class will get a unique look behind the scenes of one of the most important commodity trading companies and the world it operates in.
  • Upon completion of this course, you will earn a letter of recommendation and a certificate by the Erasmus School of Economics and by Glencore!
  • You will get to know a company that ranks among the 15 biggest companies by revenue in the world.
  • Glencore is always looking for new talent. If you excel during the Master Class, chances are Glencore will ask you to apply for a position within their firm.

Glencore is one of the world’s leading integrated producers and marketers of commodities, headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, and listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges. Glencore has worldwide activities in the production, sourcing, processing, refining, transporting, storage, financing and supply of Metals and Minerals, Energy Products and Agricultural Products. Glencore recently merged with Xstrata, and acquired Canadian argricultural firm Viterra in 2012.

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Application deadline

The application deadline has been extended to 20 June 2016.

Interviews in the last week of June/first week of July are part of the application process.

Where can I apply?

You can apply by sending an email to
Include your résumé and motivation letter. The applications will be reviewed by several parties, including the academic director of the Master Class, Dr Versijp.