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Water and Geological Risk Engineering

Tuition fee €2,622 per year

In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees. Information on 2021/22 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less the same of 2020/21.
The total amount of tuition fees due per each academic year can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”. For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees

Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €188 one-time

In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.

More information

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Overview

Floods, storms, and landslides affect billions of people globally and, in a changing climate, water-induced hazards will continue to be a critical challenge for our society. This Master’s degree programme aims to form the new global leaders in hydrological, geological, and climate science and technology. Faculty from three Departments, ranking 23rd in the world in Water Resources Research, provide an interdisciplinary background and a strong theoretical preparation.

Programme structure

1st Year: Geological and Geotechnical Engineering, River Hydraulics from the Hillslopes to the Estuary, Hydrology and Climate: Modelling and Change, Fluvial-Coastal Dynamics and Hazard, Remote Sensing for Water Resources, Engineering Geomorphology, River Basin modelling: Forecasting and Prediction, Elective Course.

2nd Year: Water and Geological Risk Mitigation, Drainage and Irrigation under a Changing Climate, Vulnerability Analysis and Risk Management for Water-relted Hazards, Water Scarcity, Agroecosystems and Pollutants, Elective Course.

Career opportunities

Graduates work in public and private companies that are active in the evaluation, management, and reduction of risk associated with events triggered by water-related and geological phenomena: governmental and non-governmental water management organizations, national, regional, and local water authorities, environmental protection agencies, reclamation and irrigation agencies, local and international water resources engineering companies, insurance and re-insurance companies, risk modelling and assessment companies, United Nations, FAO, World Bank, research institutions, academia.

Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
This intake is not applicable
Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application start
Nov 2, 2021
Application deadline
2 Feb 2022 23:59:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022
Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application start
May 3, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
This intake is not applicable
Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application start
Nov 2, 2021
Application deadline
2 Feb 2022 23:59:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022
Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application start
May 3, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States