FEMP Alumni


FEMP Alumni Community

Over the past 25+ years, more than 850 international students have graduated from EMC or one of the other FEMP programs. To support our strong international alumni network, FEMP and the Alumni Council organize various activities, including the annual reunion with often more than 100 participants. On this page you will find all information about upcoming alumni events, news and contacts to our alumni.

We invite you to explore our alumni community and don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, news or stories to share. If you are interested in joining the Alumni Council, please contact: alumni@femp.org

FEMP Alumni Council

The Alumni Council represents the interests of alumni and facilitates the alumni community. It is heavily involved in the organization of the annual reunion, moderates the social media presence, and manages the photo database of alumni events.
The Alumni Council is made up of the following 8 members:

  • Johannes Sieger
  • Jakob Herrmann
  • Talitha Groenewold
  • Jordan Rutledge
  • Christopher Kühlbach
  • Wesley van Maanen
  • Sauli Rytkönen
  • Yannick Feldmann

If you have any suggestions, questions or problems, please contact us!

FEMP Alumni on Social Media

The FEMP Alumni community has 2 private groups on Facebook and LinkedIn to facilitate discussions, distribute news and just meet your fellow alumni.

​We also manage social media channels on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram to attract new students, post job opportunities and share content related to our programs and alumni.

FEMP Reunion's


FEMP Reunion 2023

The 2023 FEMP Reunion was a great success!
With nearly 90 attendees, this year's FEMP Reunion was held at Aalto University in Espoo, with a cultural visit to Estonia by ferry on Saturday.

It was a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new ones, as well as hear about some of the exciting projects and developments in the industry.

We would like to thank our sponsors who make everything we do possible; it was great to see so many companies attend this year.

​Did you miss it? If you are interested in joining the Alumni Council, please contact alumni@femp.org

Our Highlights

A big thanks goes out to our presenters this year:

  • Keynote speaker: Simon P. Michaux, Geological Survey of Finland
  • Martin Vaessen, Epiroc
  • Talitha Groenewold, Tommi Valkonen, Sandvik
  • Ruya Murat, Erdem Kaydim, Lhoist
  • Madeleine Scheidema, Metso
  • Atif Waheed, LKAB
  • Ottomar Brusee, New Boliden

A big THANK YOU to Sauli Rytkönen for leading the Reunion team this year and ensuring everything ran smoothly for everyone.

Information about the reunion

IF you joined the reunion this years we would love to hear what you thought, please complete the survey via this link. https://forms.gle/R4vUHGr6oekp9o1LA

We have also created a drop box for any photos of the Reunion that you may want to share.  We will publish the best ones (with your permission of course). You can find the link here. https://rwth-aachen.sciebo.de/s/AQzWQXhfUaoKz6E

We are already planning the 2024 Reunion, details will be published in the upcoming months

Best regards and Glück auf!
The FEMP Alumni Council

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