Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel is now inviting applications for its Master’s program in Hydrology and Water Qualityfor its fall 2023 session.The program is led by the Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies (AKIS) located on the Sde Boker Campus of BGU.
With the use of cutting-edge technology and regulations for the sustainable use of water resources, this program aims to improve human life in drylands by introducing students to revolutionary research and graduate education in the water sciences. The program offers studies in the tracks of Water Resources, Desalination and Water Treatment, and Microbiology and Water Quality, including water production, estimation of surface and underground water and solute movement, chemical and biochemical evaluation of underground water and contaminants, operations research, optimization of water systems and more.
Program delivery: The 2-year program is taught completely in English. Students will be required to complete 42 credits, including 12 Research Project credits.
Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2023
Academic year is generally October – July
- Students must meet the minimum requirements for admission to the Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies.
- Students without an appropriate background who are interested in enrolling in the M.Sc. degree in Hydrology and Water Quality program will have an individual curriculum tailored for them by the teaching committee with supplementary courses.
- Students with a B.A. will have to complete a set of required courses before enrolling in the program.
- Applicants are expected to contact by e-mail one or more potential supervisors with whom they would like to work on their thesis (for more details, please refer to “Faculty Members“).
Tuition:Approximately $5000 per year
Scholarship:Tuition and Cost of Living Scholarships are available for excellent students.
How to Apply:
Prospective students are required to find an advisor prior to submitting an application. More information on finding an advisor can be found here: https://in.bgu.ac.il/en/international/Pages/Find-an-Advisor.aspx.
About Ben-Gurion University of the Negev:
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev embraces the endless potential we have as individuals and as a commonality to adapt and to thrive in changing environments. Inspired by our location in the desert, we aim to discover, to create, and to develop solutions to dynamic challenges, to pose questions that have yet to be asked, and to push beyond the boundaries of the commonly accepted and possible.
We are proud to be a central force for inclusion, diversity, and innovation in Israel, and we strive to extend the Negev’s potential and our entrepreneurial spirit throughout the world. For example, the multi-disciplinary School for Sustainability and Climate Change at BGU leverages over 50 years of expertise on living and thriving in the desert into scalable solutions for people everywhere.