M.Sc. Tropical Hydrogeology and Environmental Engineering (TropHEE)

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EPOS scholarships by DAAD for the 2024 M.Sc. Tropical Hydrogeology and Environmental Engineering (TropHEE) are open for application now! Scholarship deadline: 15 December 2023


The study programme aims at deepening and diversifying the students’ knowledge, abilities, and competences in applied geosciences, with a distinct focus on hydrogeology and environmental engineering in the framework of international development cooperation.

The programme encompasses two lines of specialisation, one being more geoscience-related focussing on hydrogeology, and one being more engineering-related focussing on environmental engineering.


Academic Admission:

Applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Geosciences; or a Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering with sound knowledge in natural sciences (mathematics, chemistry, physics) and basic knowledge in geosciences, water science/engineering, and environmental science/engineering. Moreover, the topic of the Bachelor’s thesis must be from the geoscience field or from the field of water and/or environmental research. For details, please refer to the study regulations.

Applicants for a DAAD scholarship must have at least two years of professional experience in the field of water and geology at the time of the application.


Adequate English ability can be proven by one of the following: UNIcert III, TOEFL (Paper 550, CBT 213, iBT 88), IELTS 6.5, CAE (grade C1), TOEIC (792, Listening 490 / Reading 455) or confirmation from the university if your Bachelor’s degree programme was taught in English.

Deadline: 31 December 2023

For more information about the programme, click here.

For general information about the EPOS Scholarships, click here.

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