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Environmental Engineering 

Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
15000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Environmental Engineering programme at  Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a two-year intensive exchange master’s programme for students that are admitted at either DTU or EPFL. You will spend one year at EPFL and one year at DTU and receive your master’s degree from the university you are enrolled in.

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The study programme aims to provide students with the competencies to develop sustainable solutions to complex environmental issues, while also taking into account legal, societal, financial, and resource aspects. As a graduateof the Environmental Engineering programme at  Technical University of Denmark (DTU)  you will be able to design, conduct, and interpret laboratory and field experiments and quantify the hazards, risks, and uncertainties of environmental problems.

After successful completion of the programme, students from DTU will be awarded the Master of Science in Engineering in Environmental Engineering, and students from EPFL will be awarded the Master of Science in Environmental Sciences. Your diploma will bear the logos of both universities and will be supplemented by a special insert which describes your participation in the DTU-EPFL 1:1 master’s programme.

Career opportunities

The fast growth and development in environmental calls for engineers with the skills to meet the increasing market demands for innovative and flexible products that can respond to the needs of a rapidly changing market.

As a graduate from this master’s programme, you will be qualified to work in job functions such as consulting, planning, construction, project leadership and analysis, research, teaching, and management. Some of the most typical sectors are within water supply, wastewater and resources and soil and ground water remediation.

Graduating from the MSc programme with a high grade point average will qualify you for admission to PhD studies—either as an industrial PhD with concurrent employment in a company, or as a regular PhD student.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Water resources, 
  • Urban hydrology, 
  • Environmental biotechnology, 
  • Environmental management

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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • BSc or BEng corresponding to a minimum of 180 ECTS credits
  • English language proficiency comparable with English B-level
  • The DTU-EPFL Dual Degree programme is only open to students, who have been formally admitted to DTU's regular MSc in Environmental Engineering programme. Therefore, it is not possible to apply for admission directly to the dual degree programme.
  • Motivated and dedicated students
  • Above average GPA
  • Strong English Language skills.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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