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Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW

address: Nowoursynowska 166 St.
02-787 Warsaw, Poland
phone: +48 22 593 10 25
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Environmental Engineering Specialization: Information Systems in Water Resources Management


second, MSc


3 semesters



ECTS points



Mission of the specialization (major)
The specialization programme focuses on the scientific analysis of physical, environmental, technical, socio-economic and legal aspects of water resources management. It aims to provide students with understanding of these aspects and their mutual interactions and with ability to devise sustainable and technically effective solutions to water resources management. An application of the Information Systems plays an important role in achieving this aim.
Detailed programme of studies
The taught programme is divided into five thematic blocks: Hydrological Processes, Water Management, Information Systems, Mathematical Modelling and Governance. The subjects are realized during four semesters:
a) First year: Statistics, Environmental chemistry, Spatial planning, Reliability and safety of engineering systems, Environmental management, Proecological technologies, Environmental monitoring, Technology and management of construction engineering, Environmental information systems, Soil physics and hydrology, Advanced hydrology, Advanced meteorology, Water reservoirs, Land and water development.
b) Second Year: Pollution and protection of water, River hydromorphology and restoration, Remote sensing techniques, Surface water modelling, Waste water management, Environmental geotechnics, Ground water flow modelling, Diploma seminar, Optimisation techniques, Economy of water resources, Water law and administration, Integrated water resources management.
Educational outcomes
Graduates of the specialization are expected to find jobs as academically trained professionals or scientists in a wide range of public and private institutions of different levels (local and central administration, water companies, scientific and research institutions, consultancies, NGOs) working in such fields as: water management and consulting, environmental protection, implementation of EU policy, hydrological engineering.


8200PLN per one academic year.


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Office for Students' Affairs:
Faculty coordinator: dr Marek Giełczewski tel.: (+48 22) 593-53-10



Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW

next begins

1st March

education requirements

Engineering degree or equivalent in Environmental Engineering. Confirmed knowledge of English.