Courses are held in English. The Master's thesis is to be written in English.
For the Master's course:
- 30 June for all EU citizens
- 31 May via uni-assist for all other international students
For DAAD scholarships (one year prior to intended start):
- 31 August at German Embassy
- 15 October at the university directly
Applications have to be submitted in English.
The MSc programme will convey knowledge about protection and management of water resources in different climatic zones, as well as design and construction of water supply and wastewater treatment. The study course is divided into basic and advanced courses during the first three semesters. The final semester is dedicated to the Master's thesis.
During the basic courses, students attend lectures on statistics, climatology, hydrology, geodesy, and soils. Students with a background in natural or environmental sciences need to take classes in hydromechanics and hydraulic engineering. Students with a background in civil engineering need to study ecology and water chemistry.
For advanced courses, students choose modules corresponding to 50 credits out of the following:
- Aquatic Ecology & Ecotoxicology (5 credits),
- Circular Economy (5 credits),
- Climate Change (5 credits),
- Climate Systems & Climate Modelling (5 credits),
- Drinking Water Supply / Water Treatment Plant Design (5 credits),
- Flood Risk Management 1 & 2 (20 credits)
- Ground Water (5 credits),
- Hydrodynamics (5 credits),
- Integrated Water Resources Management (5 credits),
- International Water Issues (5 credits),
- Soil Water (5 credits),
- Urban Water 1 & 2 (10 credits),
- Watershed Management 1 & 2 (10 credits),
- Internship (5 credits).
In addition, a study project (10 credits) must be completed.