Sustainable Water Management and Engineering at Hof University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Water management
Hof University of Applied Sciences 1.5 Years
Germany full Time
Master of Engineering Onsite

Climate change and the growing world population are some of the reasons why the need for sustainable and stable water management is becoming more complex. New challenges and qualifications have emerged for engineers who also need to be directors today.

The new Master’s Program on Sustainable Water Management and Engineering is designed to address these challenges and qualify a new generation of engineers.

The program focused on basic management and engineering skills, equipped with stability and digitization. Based on the latest research on this expert, students are trained in their methodological thinking and communication skills.

Tuition Fee:

This program has no tuition fees. But the administrative fee is 100 EUR per semester.

Academic admission requirements:

  • 210 credits according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) or an equivalent degree in engineering or natural sciences
  • Sufficient knowledge in environmental engineering, water technology, and chemistry means at least five credits (or their equivalent

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Course Details:

The first and second semesters of this Masters program have 10 compulsory modules and one variant (60 ECTS in total):

Mandatory modules:

  • Water and Society
  • International Water Resources management
  • Sustainability Management
  • New Technologies in the Water Sector
  • Smart Water
  • International Water and Risk Management
  • International Water Resources Management
  • R&D or Industrial Project
  • Advanced Water Treatment
  • Waste Water Discharge and Sewer Network with Structures
  • Water Quality and Water Cycle

Master’s thesis and internship:

The third semester is dedicated to Internship and Practical Masters Thesis (30 ECTS) at any institution or university. The thesis should be written during the internship and should cover a current topic of the company.

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Degree Level:

Master of Engineering

Language Requirements:

  • IELTS 6.5 or above
  • TOEFL minimum 90 (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

About the University/Institution:

Hof University founded in 1994, Hof university provides a very attractive study environment with its modern architecture and its state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and dormitories.

Hof is a medium-sized town located at the top of Bavaria and in the heart of Europe. The university has about 3500 students and 20% of them are international.

Application Deadline:

Winter semester: for non-EU applicants: 15 April – 31 May.

Summer Semester: for non-EU applicants: 5 November – 30 November

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