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IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Learn more about our educational programmes

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the largest international graduate water education facility in the world and is based in Delft, the Netherlands. The Institute confers fully accredited MSc degrees, and PhD degrees in collaboration with partner universities.

Since 1957 the Institute has provided water education and training to more than 23,000 professionals from over 190 countries, the vast majority from Africa, Asia and Latin America. Also, numerous research and institutional strengthening projects are carried out in partnership to strengthen capacity in the water sector worldwide. Through our overarching work on capacity development, IHE Delft aims to make a tangible contribution to achieving all Sustainable Development Goals in which water is key.

Available Programmes

Environmental sciences


1 year


Environmental sciences


2 years


Student Life

Many alumni say ‘it transformed my life’ when describing their experience of studying at IHE Delft. They talk about learning from each other, as well as the world-renowned teaching staff. They loved their exposure to other cultures and disciplines among the staff and student body and the fact that they built a network for life - the largest water professional network in the world.


Westvest 7, Delft

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