Study MBA Sustainable Water Management Programme

MBA Sustainable Water Management

Find out more about the future-oriented MBA at UE and become an expert in water science.

MBA Sustainable Water Management

MBA Sustainable Water Management

Resource conservation, water supply and use: the importance of water as a free good is growing both in the private and public sector, as well as between political institutions and nations. This demand leads to an increased need for future-oriented solutions that are scientifically based and in line with the current state of research and innovation. The programme is aimed at graduates of economic subjects, in particular business administration and industrial engineering.

MBAs at UE are characterised by seminar-style lectures. In these, the content is taught to students through a workshop style, with many practical exercises in groups. Application-oriented and forward-looking.

Note for international students: Full-time MBA students can obtain a regular student visa.

Start | Language of Instruction

  • Winter semester: September
  • Summer semester: March
  • English


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  • EU applicants standard: € 925 monthly

  • Non-EU applicants standard: € 12,332 yearly

Credits | Duration | Degree

Career perspectives

  • Access to a management position in a sector-specific company or self-employment

More about the specialisation modules

Module 1: Sustainable and Responsible Development 1

This module aims to develop the student’s knowledge on the evolution of the Environmental Culture, especially in the light of its interdisciplinary approach to face and solve environmental crises.

Module 2: Geopolitics of Water

The course aims to build the student’s capability in autonomously dealing with geopolitical crises generate by water related problems, especially when in presence of transboundary water basins.

Module 3: Fundamentals of Hydraulics and Soil Conservation

The module covers topics in soil and water conservation, as well as in soil and water management by means of engineering solutions, with a wide overview on water cycles, maintenance, and resources.

Module 4: Oceans and Seas

This course covers the actual developments in ocean’s pollution and degradation with a focus on the growing importance of Seas in their role as main provider of future resources to feed a growing world population.

Module 5: Sustainable and Responsible Development 2 – Water and other Natural Resources

The module covers the different domains on human’s exploitation of natural resources with a focus on water, analyzed also in the light of water footprint and virtual water indicators.

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Cooperation Partners

Gain access to internships and real-life business projects with a range of leading companies to boost your career.

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  • Stern
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  • Axel Springer
  • BSBI - Berlin School of Business and Innovation

Learn from our Experts

Here you will find further valuable information about our professors and their career.

Prof. Dr. Werner Frese

Prof. Dr. Werner Frese

Learn from our economics expert Prof. Dr. Werner Frese and start your Master’s degree at the University of Europe for Applied Sciences.
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Merkle

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Merkle

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