This thematic profile is designed for professionals active in the water services sector. Students from line ministries, water supply and waste water companies, municipal assemblies, but also from an NGO or CBO background will benefit from the well-balanced programme.
The degree students receive from IHE Delft is the MSc degree in Water Management and Governance
After completing the Water Management and Governance MSc programme and this thematic profile, you will be able to:
- Describe for a given water resources system the interplay between the main biophysical processes and social dynamics, in analyzing service delivery modalities.
- Describe and explain the main concepts and instruments for analysing and influencing formal and informal arrangements concerning water supply and sanitation services, including policies, laws and institutions, and by adopting a historical perspective.
- Explain the key concepts for integrated, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary analyses of water services management and describe challenges of providing water supply and sanitation services at different levels (from global to local).
- Summarize the current debates relevant for water supply and sanitation services, using institutional and management theories from different academic disciplines (e.g. economics, public administration, sociology, political science, law).