M.Sc. On Campus

Hydrology, Hydrogeology and Water Resources

Stockholm University

24 months
13902 EUR/year
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The two-year master programme in Hydrology, Hydrogeology and Water Resources at Stockholm University is based on a systems perspective and provides extended knowledge about water and soil systems and how these interact. 


We offer a master degree in Hydrology, Hydrogeology and Water Resources at Stockholm University. This includes the spreading of dissolved substances and pollutants in various water systems and associated risks for society. 

Questions related to water resources are also covered: the management of water resources and conflicts as well as collaborations related to shared water resources on local, regional and global scales. 

The importance of water resources for both society and environment is emphasized through applications to practical water resources management challenges in society.

Career opportunities

  • This knowledge is crucial for working with water enterprises, protected water areas and pollutes areas both internationally and nationally, for instance at government agencies and corporations. 
  • Our alumni have found employment at for instance the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), NIRAS, Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU), Sweco, AECOM, ÅF, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (Naturvårdsverket) and Berg AB as hydrogeologists, hydrologists or environmental consultants.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Water Resources Sustainability
  • Hydrological Modelling
  • Permafrost - Interactions with Ecosystems and Hydrology
  • Advanced Hydrology
  • Advanced Hydrogeology
  • Water Management and Pollution

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

  • Bachelor's degree including at least 90 ECTS credits in Earth sciences/Geography or equivalent subjects within natural sciences or technical sciences. 7.5 ECTS credits in statistics or equivalent. 
  • Swedish upper secondary school course English B/English 6 and Mathematics D or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13902 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27805 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Applies to citizens from outside EU, EEA or Switzerland. First instalment: 70000 SEK. The complete programme: 280000 SEK.

Living costs for Stockholm

9668 - 17248 SEK /month
Living costs

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


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