After finishing a course at IHE Delft, former students are welcomed into the alumni community. The Institute recognizes alumni as its greatest ambassadors and takes special pride in the vital role they play in implementing and spreading the knowledge they acquired during their studies.
IHE Delft considers as alumni all professionals who have finished a programme given by the Institute in the Netherlands or abroad. Alumni are grouped into two categories:
- Diploma alumni which includes all professionals who have graduated from long programmes that is, PhD, MSc, M.Eng, and Diploma programmes, and
- Certificate alumni which includes all professionals who have accomplished a Short and Online courses or Tailor Made Training programmes.
To celebrate the accomplishments of its alumni, The Institute launched the annual Alumni Award that was given for the first time in 2013. The IHE Delft Alumni Award will be given to an alumna/us who is at the height of her or his career and has proven to be a role model for other water professionals, by demonstrating the impact of her/his work in a water related field, to improve people's quality of life. Read more about the Alumni Award here.
Alumni in Action
The most obvious and tangible effect of our education activity are our alumni. Our cultural ambassador, Gil Garcetti, was commissioned by IHE Delft, to visit Kenya, Bangladesh and Colombia to meet with these alumni and capture in photography the impact that their work is having on their community and their country. We hope you enjoy this glimpse into the working lives of some of our alumni, who are building on their IHE Delft educational experience to improve people´s lives in relation to water. Read more here.