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Study Areas and Modules

The Master's degree program Water Engineering is a two-year long, full-time, advanced post-graduate course. The majority of the courses are held at the El Gouna campus in Egypt. The students spend the second semester in Berlin, an outstanding opportunity to experience Germany's fascinating capital and attend courses at the university's main campus. The master’s degree program in Water Engineering is fully taught in English and covers the following core study areas (I-VI):

(V) Internship

(VI) Master's Thesis

Program Curriculum


Main focal points of the curriculum are:

The main focal points of the curriculum are:

  • Conventional and advanced treatment of water and wastewater, wastewater discharge systems, decentralized sanitation solutions, water tanks and networks, sludge treatment, sludge disposal and water reuse;
  • Engineering hydrology, basic, applied and field hydrogeology, modeling of water-related and environmental systems for sustainable exploration of water resources, especially groundwater;
  • Biological and chemical aspects of water quality management, including water resource protection;
  • Modeling of hydro-systems and hydraulic engineering as well as water and wastewater transport;
  • Fundamentals of international water legislation, economics and socioeconomic aspects of water;
  • Two project management blocks on “Integrated Water Resources Management” (IWRM);
  • Soft skills, intercultural competence and scientific work;
  • Practical experience, including work in the laboratory and at test stands, field trips, demo site excursions and an industry internship.