M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Technology and Engineering

Ghent University

24 months
5744 EUR/year
962 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The International Master of Science in Environmental Technology and Engineering (IMETE) is a Joint Master Degree Programme, taught in English at Ghent University, bringing together students and scholars from all over the world. 


Key facts

In Environmental Technology and Engineering programme offered by Ghent University, you will become part of a new generation of environmental scientist and engineers that can provide adequate and state-of-the-art environmental technology and engineering solutions to tackle complex, multidisciplinary environmental issues.

Successful graduates will have acquired a comprehensive knowledge of:

  • the nature and severity of environmental pollution;
  • the way polluted water, waste, gas, soils and sediments can be treated;
  • the way ecosystems and the atmosphere can be protected from pollution;
  • the way to prevent environmental pollution through resource management and application of re-use technologies.

Learning outcomes

You will study two years at three leading European universities in 3 different European countries: Ghent University (Belgium), IHE Delft Institute for Water Education (The Netherlands), and the University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague (Czech Republic).

The IMETE programme takes two years to complete and starts yearly in September at UCT in Prague. In February of the next year students move to Delft, the Netherlands and in September students move to Gent. Finally, in February of the 3rd year, students start their thesis research at one of the three academic institutions or at an associated partner.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Waste Management and Treatment
  • Atmosphere Protection Technology
  • Sludge Management
  • Environmental Engineering-Laboratory
  • Elective project 

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

  • Admission is granted on the basis of a diploma, irrelevant of nationality. Most qualifications obtained abroad do not grant direct admission. This means that the diploma is not automatically recognised as equivalent to a Flemish diploma and that admission can be granted after an individual application procedure.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5744 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5744 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    962 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 962 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Gent

754 - 1205 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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