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'Water Science and Engineering (M. Sc.)'

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

KIT-Department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences

Kaiserstr. 12
76131 Karlsruhe


E-Mail: WatSciEngUwa4∂bgu kit edu

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MSc in 'Water Science and Engineering'

 Expected Length of Master's Degree Program
 2 years
 Scope  120 ECTS
 Degree  Master of Science (MSc)
Language of Instruction
 English, in parts German


This advanced modular degree program offers an interdisciplinary, research-oriented education at the interface between water-related engineering and natural sciences. 

Graduates extend their knowledge of scientific and engineering fundamentals from their undergraduate studies, and complement this in-depth knowledge with engineering and scientific methods.

The MSc in Water Science and Engineering imparts expert knowledge in the areas of:

  • water technology and urban water management,
  • hydraulic engineering and fluid mechanics,
  • earth system science und water resources management.

The program has an international orientation; in large part, courses are taught in English.

Graduates are qualified for a responsible position in engineering companies, industry, public authorities, international development cooperation, and research and development. They acquire qualifications that allow pursuing doctoral studies.