Located in Delft, the Netherlands, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education is the largest international graduate water education and research facility in the world. It is the only institution in the UN system that posses the authorization to grant master’s degrees.
"With more than 55 years of experience in graduate water education, the institution offers four MSc and PhD programmes, short courses, online courses, and also tailor-made training courses in the field of water in collaboration with other partnered universities. Futhermore, they offer services in research and capacity development, various advisory services and networking. The programmes and services offered cover wide-range of subjects such as in water education, water research, water governance, water treatment, water security, water conflict, wetlands, desalination, sanitation, water engineering, hydroinformatics, hydrology, WASH, capacity development, floods, droughts, irrigation, and rivers. By having many many years of experience in the field, access to the latest insights from professional practices all over the world, international campus environment and also providing personal guidance & mentoring for students, the institution has many distinctive qualities. Graduates of UNESCO-IHE Institute of Water Education are able to have a career in many areas such as water and sanitation services, urban water cycle management, water policy and planning, environmental regulation, civil engineering design and construction or other related areas such as infrastructure, energy, agriculture, energy, and mining. Other career possibilities are public administration, private sector, academia & research institutes, and NGOs & international organizations. "