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.
- 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
The Engineering part of the program will be conducted by the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the RWTH Aachen University. This faculty sees its foremost mission in training highly qualified and responsible engineers in the broad field of Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering, including Water Engineering, for future leading positions in industry and society. Students will be trained by highly renowned professors to acquire further expertise and in-depth knowledge in the water management sector.
Head of academic administration is Prof. Dr.-Ing. Pinnekamp. Since 2004 he has been the head of the Institute for Urban Water Management at RWTH Aachen. He is also an executive board member of several important organizations in Germany's water sector and holds a guest professorship at Sichuan University, China.
Training in Strategy and Innovation Management will be conducted by highly acclaimed professors from the School of Business and Economics. The courses of this AACSB accredited faculty will be conducted by Professor Brettel and Professor Piller. Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Brettel is a Professor for Business Administration and Entrepreneurship at RWTH Aachen and has extensive practical experience as a consultant, both for his start-up firms and for established companies like Porsche AG and Deutsche Post AG. Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Piller is head of the Technology and Innovation Management Group at RWTH Aachen University. He has worked at the MIT Sloan School of Management and as a consultant and has given executive workshops for many international companies, including several DAX30 and Fortune 500 corporations.