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The Master’s program Water Technology at SRH Hochschule Heidelberg focuses on these topics: it covers the problem of climate change mitigation regarding problems as flood protection, technologies as desalination and of course aspects as sustainability and energy will be treated. 

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Water Technology is one key point of Environmental Engineering and therefore a key part of our future. 

Due to the environmental pollution, the climate change or our increasing world population, challenges in water related topics as water supply are increasing. 

The importance of water as essential resource and industrial raw material as well as the treatment of wastewater is increasing steadily. 

Career, perspectives 

After completion of the Master`s program in Water Technology at  SRH Hochschule Heidelberg  you can take over responsible engineering and management tasks in the global field of water technology. With majors in water quality, water and wastewater treatment, process simulation and management, the course prepares students for work as engineers in a globalized world as the topic of water is important everywhere.

Your flexible professional profile in the field of water technology is rounded off by good language, intercultural and management skills.

Due to your international qualification in the field of water technology, you have the possibilities to work in international active German water companies as well as all international water companies and research institutes. After having successfully completed the Master`s program you are entitled to start a PhD program.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Water Technology
  • Water Treatment 
  • Waste Management
  • Water as Energy and Waste to Energy
  • Water Project - Climate Change Mitigation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


90 alternative credits

90/120 (with preliminary course or internship)


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be allowed to start the Master's program “Water Technology“, you must have a formal university degree (Bachelor, Diploma or Masters) in the Department of Engineering with a final grade of at least 2.5.

  • Any other relevant work experience and trainings will also be considered for evaluation.
  • Proof of English: IELTS 6.5/TOEFL 80 or other proof of English proficiency (TOEFL code of SRH: 7712)
  • A degree from the Department of Engineering gives you direct entry into the Master's program.
  • A technical preliminary course enables non-engineering graduates to enter the Master`s program Water Technology.
  • Please note that we need your online application to check your eligibility.

Tuition Fee

  • with pre-course 24 months/120CP: 1 st year € 10,240; 2 nd year € 9,240
  • without pre-course 18 months / 90 CP: 1 st year € 10,240; 2 nd year € 4,620
  • 770 EUR per month + one-time registration fee of 750 EUR. Applicants from countries with visa obligation need to pay a one-time registration fee of 1,000 EUR and need to pay at least one year in advance. For more details please refer to our current fee schedule.
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