Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

University of Split

24 months
4500 EUR/year
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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In the academic year 2014-2015, Faculty of Civil engineering, Architecture and Geodesy launched a new, English-taught, master program in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering. The program educates engineers enabling them to solve environmental and water resources problems by applying principles from natural sciences, engineering, economics and other disciplines. 

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Prospective students will be provided with the engineering and scientific fundamentals in order to be able to face current and future engineering and environmental problems. The study offers interdisciplinary approach to better understand the world labor market demand and provides students with a wider picture of water resources and environmental engineering through fundamentals and basic principles.

Objectives / Mission

The goal of the WREE program is to train outstanding engineers and future scientists to conduct research in areas that are of great importance to modern engineering needs in the areas of water resources and environmental engineering. It is our intention to provide students with a high quality-learning environment to gain fundamentals and specialized engineering knowledge, while developing skills in critical thinking, communication, teamwork and leadership.

Graduates of the WREE program will be qualified for a professional career in:

  • the private sector (engineering applications in different domains)
  • the research sector (research at universities or research institutions)
  • the public sector (consulting in administrations, defining and implementing policies for sustainable development)

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Computational Methods in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering 
  • GIS & Remote Sensing Applications 
  • Environmental Economics 
  • Environmental Geochemistry
  • Applied Soil and Rock Mechanics
  • Watershed Hydrology
  • Earth Observation Data and Environmental Monitoring
  • Sustainable/Green Supply Chain Management
  • Groundwater Flow and Solute Transport Modeling
  • Coastal Zone Structures
  • Project Management and Decision Support
  • Coastal Oceanography
  • Integrated Water Resources Management
  • Water Protection and Municipal Wastewater and Rain Water Treatment
  • Environmental Risk Assessment
  • Surface Water Quality Modeling
  • Air Pollution Modeling
  • Master Thesis
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Ecohydrology
  • Climate Change Impacts
  • Hydrography Survey
  • Karst Hydrology
  • Solid Waste Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


On Campus

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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).
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.
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

The master program addresses candidates holding at least Bachelor's Degree (first cycle, 6th EQF level, minimum 180 ECTS credits or equivalent) in civil engineering and related fields (e.g., agricultural or environmental engineering, geology, geography, etc.).

The prospective students should have sufficient knowledge of English (knowledge level B1 of the Common European Framework CEF).

Admission is subject to an assessment of candidates’ achievements and educational background.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.



European and Non-European students are welcome to apply for University of Split scholarship available to them to cover tuition fees.

The Selection Board of the WREE Programme will be responsible for selection of a scholarship holder.

The Selection Board evaluates the application material and ranks the applicants according to their score of qualification score.

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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