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Water and Geological Risk Engineering

Tuition fee €2,739 per year

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Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €204 one-time

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

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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 train the new global leaders in hydrological, geological, and climate science and technology. Faculty from three Departments, ranking 26th 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-related 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 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application start
2 Mar 2024
Application deadline
2 May 2024, 23:59:59
Central European Time
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application start
2 Mar 2024
Application deadline
2 May 2024, 23:59:59
Central European Time
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024