M.Sc. On Campus

Resources Engineering

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

24 months
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The accredited water-oriented Resources Engineering degree offered by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is aimed at educating students who will engage in water stewardship around the globe. 


We expect graduates to take leadership positions in basic water resources research and in applied fields such as integrated river basin management, sanitation engineering, or hydropower engineering.


The Resources Engineering degree offered by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) provides a forum for multi-disciplinary academic studies. Emphasis is given to aspects of civil engineering, geo- and environmental sciences. Students will learn to apply the scientific knowledge acquired for handling the natural resource water. The study will enable students to evaluate the optimal field of application and the efficiency of solutions to complex problems in research and society. 

In short, the study promotes knowledge, and competencies essential for contributing to integrated resources management and R&D projects; this includes applying the technical standard that is feasible for development cooperation.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Hydraulic & Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Geoinformatics
  • Soil & Groundwater Resources
  • Protection & Use of Riverine Systems
  • Infrastructure Engineering & Management
  • Integrated Projects

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • above-average Bachelor's degree: B.Sc. or B.Eng.
  • above-average grades in subjects of civil engineering, geo- and environmental sciences
  • English: TOEFL test (88 internet based) / IELTS certificate (6.5)
  • German: level B1 acc. to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
  • at least 2 years of professional experience (DAAD applicants only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • 153.69 EUR/semester (administrative contribution)

Living costs for Karlsruhe

780 - 1140 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



  • DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst - German Academic Exchange Service.
  • IPSWaT - Programme of the BMBF - Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung/Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
  • KAAD
  • EED 


  • World Bank. Please apply directly to them and to the Resources Engineering Office.

  • The e8 Sustainable Energy Development Scholarship Programme. The e8 Network is an international non-profit organisation of leading electricity companies from the G8 nations dedicated to efficient and environmentally sound electricity generation methods as well as human capactiy building.
  • States ministries, universities, churches, and educational organizations in your country of origin or in Germany

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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