Professionals from ministries, departments, and authorities in for example the fields of nature and environment, pollution prevention and control, public works, and sustainable development; environmental organisations and associations; universities and research institutes that have programmes in the sector; civil society organisations; and consultants.
Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the Master degree in Environmental Technology for Sustainable Development. This degree will be awarded jointly by AIT and IHE Delft.
Start: 15 August 2017
Application deadline: 01 July 2017
After completing this specialization, you will be able to:
- Deal with environmental issues such as wastewater treatment and management, solid waste, air pollution and industrial and hazardous waste treatment and management;
- Find sustainable solutions for environmental issues without compromising economic development.
- Provide scientific advice for policy development and decision-making.
Tuition & fellowships
Information about tuition fees can be found here.
The following fellowships are recommended for prospective students who wish to study Environmental Technology for Sustainable Development
Joint Japan Worldbank Graduate Scholarship Programme (JJ/WBGSP)
The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts. JJWBGSP is envisaging opening the 2021 application period late March 2021 with a deadline for applying around mid-May 2021. Please note however that these dates are still tentative.
An update will be published on the JJWBGSP website in the second half of January 2021. Please check the website around that time. Part of the application procedure will be that you have to ask to referees to upload a recommendation letter in your application for a JJWBSP scholarship. We advise you to already think about possible referees you may ask. We advise you to already think about possible referees you may ask. Up to 5 scholarships will be available for the academic year which start in 2021.
The following MSc Programmes/Specializations are eligible:
If you are not admitted to one of these above programs, you are not eligible to apply for a JJWBGSP Scholarship in 2021 to study at IHE Delft.
more info: www.worldbank.org
Orange Knowledge Programme
The Orange Knowledge Programme is a €195-m Dutch global development programme, currently available in 53 developing countries and managed by Nuffic, a Dutch non-profit organisation for internationalisation in education.
For MSc programmes starting in October 2021 OKP scholarships will be available for the one-year MSc programme in Sanitation. Check the website for procedure and deadlines.
At this moment some adjustments on the OKP programme are being made. The call is expected to open in February 2021. Currently it is unsure whether OKP scholarships for the 18 months Delft-based MSc Programmes starting in October 2021 will be available. Please check this page for possible updates. In order not to miss the deadline, you are strongly advised to already submit your online application for admission via the IHE website. An e-mail will be sent to all applicants with an academic admission, in case OKP scholarships will come available.
There will be OKP scholarships available for our short courses in 2021: visit our Short Course Scholarship page for more info.
Application & Admission
Academic admission to the Master programmes may be granted to applicants who provide evidence of having:
- a university level Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field for the specialization, which has been awarded by a university of recognised standing, comparable in level with a Bachelor degree from a research university in the Netherlands.
- a good command of the English language, if this is not the first language. All non-native English-speaking applicants must satisfy the English language requirements for all IHE Delft's educational programmes.
Working experience in an environment related to the specialization is an asset. At least three years experience is in general preferred.
For admission to the programme you can apply to either IHE Delft or AIT. For IHE Delft please complete the online application form. For AIT you can download the application form from AIT's website, and submit the completed form with required documents. Alternatively, you can also submit your application online from the same website. Please mention clearly which programme you are applying for.
The application deadline for the programme is 1 July of the year in which it starts. Take into account that, in case you wish to apply for financial assistance, the fellowship application deadline is usually much earlier.
For admission to the programme please complete the online application form. The link is available at the top of this page. Collect the required documents and attach them to the online application form:
- Certified copies of degrees/diplomas.
- Certified copies of academic transcripts. Authenticated or certified copies are copies with an official stamp to verify that the copies are true copies of original documents. This official stamp may be from one of the following: a solicitor/notary, the educational institution from where the student gained the diplomas or the local council/local authority/local government office.
- Two recommendation letters, preferably one from a person that can judge students' professional abilities and one from a person that can judge his/her academic abilities. One recommendation letter has to come from the current employer (if available) and another one from the university the student graduated from. Letters have to have an official letterhead and need to be signed and dated.
- Motivation letter (maximum 500 words explanation why he/she applies for admission to the choosen programme).
- Copy of passport.
- Copy of results of English language test score (if required, see English language requirements).
Please note all documents are required to be in English, or officially translated into English.
Once academically accepted this admission remains valid for three consecutive years. In principle one can not apply for more than one programme per academic year. However, if a student applies for an Erasmus Mundus programme, he/she can also apply for another programme as long as it is not also an Erasmus Mundus programme. Academic admission to the programmes will be granted on the basis of a decision taken to that effect by the Academic Registrar, upon advice of the programme coordinator.
Further questions about the application procedure can be addressed to:
Ms. Ineke Melis
Admission and Fellowship Officer