Water Management and Governance (MSc) at IHE Delft

IHE Delft
Masters (MSc)

18 months
Full time

Course description:

The Water Management and Governance MSc Programme at IHE Delft is an 18-month, full-time Masters degree programme taught in English. The programme brings together the scientific study of water resources with practical planning and management skills.The Water Management and Governance MSc Programme aims to develop knowledge, insight and skills required to design, implement and evaluate water management policies and strategies to achieve effective governance of water resources.

Once you have successfully completed this programme, you will be able to:

 describe the rational for an integrated and interdisciplinary approach for managing the water system;
• identify and critically assess the different functions of the water resources system and the often competing interests of the various water users;
• design, apply and evaluate models for institutional arrangements with emphasis on institutional reforms, policy development and good governance; and
• conduct, independently or in a multidisciplinary team, research.


Institute of Water Education at IHE Delft

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must possess a university level Bachelors degree in an appropriate field, which has been awarded by a recognised university, and that which is comparable in level with a Bachelors degree from a research university in the Netherlands. Applicants need to be proficient in English. If English is not the first language, non-native English-speaking applicants must satisfy the English language requirements for IHE Delft’s educational programmes (see the Official Website for minimum English language requirements).

Applicants should be individuals with a strong motivation to successfully complete the programme. Several years of professional experience in an area of work related to this field is an asset.


Official Programme Website: https://www.un-ihe.org/msc-programmes/specialization/water-management-and-governance

Scholarships available:

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