Delft, The Netherlands, 02 May 2019

IHE Delft accepts applications for MSc in Sanitation 2020/2021

IHE Delft now accepts applications for academic admission to the Master of Science Programme in Sanitation starting in April 2020.This practice orientated one-year MSc programme will yield graduates with fundamental understanding and knowledge, as well as the skills necessary for creating impact. The generic skills development is embedded from the start, through individual coaching and tailored guidance. Preparatory (e-learning) courses and entry interviews are included.

The programme aims to attract talented and ambitious young and mid-career sanitation professionals, working in water supply and sewerage companies, municipal assemblies, government ministries, NGOs and consulting firms. Ideally these individuals are dealing with urban and peri-urban sanitation, especially in informal settlements. 

All graduates will benefit from a dedicated career development programme, supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and will become a member of the Global Faecal Sludge Management Learning Alliance and alumni community


There are various options to finance your participation in this programme. You may be eligible for a scholarship from the Orange Knowledge Programme (application deadline: 8 July 2019) or from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (application deadline: 15 October 2019). Only applicants from selected countries are eligible for these scholarships. Each scholarship has its own, specific requirements and different criteria apply.

More information about the programme and the eligibility criteria for these scholarships are provided at the programme's webpage

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