Management and Engineering in Water

Non-EU Applications: December 4 - March 1

EU Applications: March 2 - July 15


Study format:
M.Sc. Degree Program
2 years (4 semesters)
B.Sc./ B.Tech./ B.Eng. & 1 year work experience
Credit points:
120 CP
Course fees:
EUR 5,500 per semester
M.Sc. (RWTH)

Our MME-Water students learn how to…

  • develop sustainable and cost-efficient coastal and river protection solutions;
  • design urban, agricultural and industrial wastewater treatment systems;
  • ensure compliance with international water management and water quality standards;
  • consult public and private water utilities on investment and preservation strategies;
  • reconcile ecological and economic approaches to water management.


Program Structure

  • Semester I & II: Lectures, exercises and practical courses in water engineering at the RWTH Aachen University
  • Semester III: Eighteen-week management training
  • Semester IV: Master's thesis at RWTH

As a graduate of the MME-Water program you are qualified to work in:

  • drinking water purification (for municipal or commercial water utilities)
  • wastewater treatment (for example, sewage treatment plants)
  • water resource management (groundwater, floods, base flow, waterway restoration)
  • water and energy industry (for example, energy production from sewage water or sludge)
  • international cooperation and developmental aid (water re-use, emergency management)
  • digitalization in water management (data processing, big data, modelling)


Engineering & Management at RWTH Aachen University, Germany