Master's program in Water Science and Engineering

Regular duration of studies: 4 semesters

ECTS credits: 120

Course language: English and partly German

with restricted admission: yes

Study structure and contents

The Master's program in Water Science & Engineering offers an interdisciplinary, research-oriented education at the interface of water-related engineering and natural sciences.

The area of specialization consists of four profiles

  • Water Technologies & Urban Water Cycle

  • Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic Engineering

  • Environmental System Dynamics and Management

  • water resources engineering

As a special feature, the Master's program can be studied in English throughout.

Qualification goals

Graduates are able to independently develop strategies and technical solutions for the sustainable management of water resources. They qualify for a responsible position in planning and engineering offices, industrial companies, the public sector, international development cooperation and science and acquire the ability to write a dissertation.


See the prospective students page (link to German-Website) of the Master's program


Online via the KIT application portal (link to German-Website)

Further information on the website of the study program (link to German-Website)



The MHB contains important information about the study program that supplements the SPO. You will find information on mentoring, module selection and explanatory information on additional services and the Study Project.

Study and examination regulations (German version)

Admission regulations (German version)

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