top General Information


Street:PO Box 3015



Post Code:2601 AX


Institution Funding



Created in 1957 as the International Course in Hydraulic Engineering, became International Institute for Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering (IHE) in 1976 and in 2003 the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education. Acquired current title and status in 2017. Today, IHE Delft has developed into one of the largest graduate water education facilities in the world

Academic Year

October to October

Admission Requirements

(for Masters programme): Undergraduate degree in related field, 2-3 years' practical or research experience; (PhD programme): UNESCO-IHE MSc or equivalent. English proficiency for all courses (IELTS: min 6.0; TOEFL paper-based: min 550; TOEFL computer-based test: min 213; TOEFL internet-based: min 79)

Tuition Fees

International:18-month Master's programmes: 19,000; 4-year PhD programme: 47,650 (EUR)



Accrediting Agency

Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Eddy Moors

Job title:Rector

Senior Administrative Officer : Charlotte de Fraiture

Job title:Vice Rector Academic and Student Affairs

International Relations Officer : Johan Aad van Dijk

Job title:Business Director

top Divisions

Course/Programme : Environmental Science

Fields of study:Environmental Management, Environmental Studies

More details:Conservation and prudent use of natural resources for the benefit of society.

Course/Programme : One year Master of Science Programme in Sanitation

Fields of study:Sanitary Engineering

More details:One-year programme focusing on non-sewered sanitation, delivering graduates with the qualifications required by the sanitation sector.

Course/Programme : Water Management and Governance

Fields of study:Water Management

More details:The scientific study of water resources with practical planning and management skills.

Course/Programme : Water Science and Engineering

Fields of study:Civil Engineering, Coastal Studies, Information Sciences, Irrigation, Water Science

More details:Hydrological and hydraulic processes and modelling tools for improved water management in coastal zones, river basins and agricultural areas.

Department/Division : Urban Water and Sanitation

Fields of study:Sanitary Engineering

More details:Water supply, sanitation and water engineering and management, particularly in urban areas.

top Degrees

WO Master (MA/MSc)

Fields of study:Environmental Studies, Sanitary Engineering, Water Management, Water Science

Doctor's Graad

Fields of study:Environmental Studies, Sanitary Engineering, Water Management, Water Science


Also short professsional courses and online courses

Updated on 07-08-2020