Application and Admission - MSc Water Technology

On this page you find information on admission and registration for the MSc programme Water Technology at Wageningen University & Research, University of Twente and University of Groningen.

Admission requirements

Students holding a bachelor's degree in the following are directly admissible:

  1. The student holding a bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology from
    Wageningen University;
  2. The student holding a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Groningen, University of Twente or Eindhoven University of Technology;

General requirements for enrolment to the joint MSc Programme Water Technology are:

  1. A BSc degree (or equivalent) in a field of science relevant to the field of water technology
  2. A Grade Point Average (GPA) for the BSc of at least 70% of the maximum grade (a definition of GPA you can find on this site)
  3. Fluency in English, both written and spoken

Learn more about the requirements for admission (e.g. the English language proficiency).

Relevant BSc degrees

Applicants for the MSc programme Water Technology should have a relevant BSc degree in chemical engineering, biotechnology, environmental engineering or in another natural/technological oriented field related to water. A Dutch bachelor's degree (HBO) related to one of the topics mentioned above is also relevant for admission to the MSc programme Water Technology.

An admission committee will judge every application on an individual basis. The basic intention is to admit students who are expected to be able to take their degree in the nominal study time of two years. The presence, level and result of relevant courses in mathematics, physical chemistry, chemistry, life sciences and engineering will be judged. Furthermore, some affinity with the field of water (technology) is required  e.g. to show by your thesis or internship topic, publications or working experiences. 

The programme does not offer a linkage or pre-master's option. For more information about admission to the master's programme Water Technology you can contact the Programme Director.

Application and deadlines

To apply for admission to the MSc programme Water Technology you have to submit several documents. This process is described step by step on the website of the Student Service Centre (SSC). Please submit your application as soon as possible and certainly within the application deadlines set by the SSC. You can find these deadlines on the webpage Application Deadlines Master's Programmes.

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Tuition Fees

The master's Water Technology knows an adapted institutional tuition fee 3 (all cohorts). Find out which tuition fee is applicable for you.


Looking for a multidisciplinary and high-rated programme? Then the MSc Water Technology is for you. This high rated programme as a joint degree of Wageningen university and research, university of Twente and the university of Groningen, wants you too! EU students have a chance of studying for free with the available tuition fee waiver at least. Apply to be nominated.

For who: European students that are admitted to the MSc Water Technology programme

Scholarship amount: Tuition fee waiver for 24 months

Deadline: 15 June 2023. All MSc applications that have been submitted before this deadline will be assessed by the selection committee.

Can I apply? This scholarship is based on invitation. It’s not possible to apply directly.