Program Details

The Master of Water Resources Engineering addresses water-related issues in developed and developing countries, with a focus on problems in the latter.
Location:
Leuven, Belgium
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Master of Water Resources Engineering addresses water-related issues in developed and developing countries, with a focus on problems in the latter. The MSc programme provides multi-disciplinary and high-quality higher education in the field of water resources engineering. Water Resources Engineering deals with the methods and techniques applied in the study of: - water needs for agriculture, industry, households, recreation, navigation, hydroelectric power generation; - problems related to storm water drainage and flood damage mitigation; - problems related to water quality in streams and aquifers, erosion, sedimentation, protection of ecosystems and other natural resources; - integrated water management; and - institutional, socio-economic, and policy issues related to water resources development and management. The Master of Water Resources Engineering is an initial Master programme. You can follow this programme on a full-time or part-time basis.

The Master of Water Resources Engineering addresses water-related issues in developed and developing countries, with a focus on problems in the latter.

The Interuniversity Programme in Water Resources Engineering has a long tradition of research and education in the field of water engineering. As a cooperation between the three faculties of KU Leuven's Science, Engineering and Technology Group and the Department of Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering of the VUB, IUPWARE is built upon a sound and comprehensive engineering approach to the management and exploitation of available water resources.
Setting Description:
Situated in the heart of Western Europe, KU Leuven (University of Leuven) has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium's largest and highest-ranked university and, founded in 1425, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe. As a leading European research university and co-founder of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), KU Leuven offers a wide variety of programmes in English, all supported by high-quality, innovative, interdisciplinary research. KU Leuven is home to a vibrant community of international scholars spread out over its various campuses. 14% of the university’s 54,000 students are international representing 140 countries. KU Leuven's three doctoral schools provide internationally oriented PhD tracks for more than 4,000 doctoral students. Boasting an outstanding central location, KU Leuven offers a truly international experience, high-quality education, world-class research and cutting-edge innovation.
Cost:
The Flemish Government's generous co-financing system ensures that tuition fees for Bachelor's and initial Master's programmes remain relatively low: 890 EUR per academic year (subject to change without notice).

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