Apply for Integrated water resources management Master Program at the German-Kazakh University in Almaty till 1st of July 2019.

German-Kazakh University

May 20, 2019

MA IWM builds upon the knowledge required in undergraduate studies of Agricultural, Natural and Social Science. The Program focuses on interdisciplinary approaches in water management. Students will be involved in the technical knowledge to respond all the relevant institutional, political, legal, ecological and economic issues that have an impact on water management in Central Asia. The Program's goal is to train young professionals from Central Asia and Afghanistan, and to share the best international practices. Mainly German academic staff presents the high range of experience in the field of sustainable water management. The study program is accompanied by students' active participation in scientific projects and practical field activities. Interactive teaching methods and a high ratio of self-study that make course unique and effective.
The program is designed for a two-year full-time study and takes place at the German-Kazakh University in Almaty.
Courses start on September 1. 2019 and finish on June 20. 2021
You be trained the following courses:
Land and water interaction; 
Hydraulic engineering and constructions;
Water systems and climate;
Data management and monitoring (QGIS);
Environmental policy & economy;
Project management & planning;
Environmental and water law;
Integrated watershed management;
Social-technical aspects of IWM;
Management and organization of business;
Actual problems of regions (theory and practice);
Evaluation and research methods;
Fundamentals of scientific research
Who can apply
1. Students and young water specialists from Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Kazakhstan;
2. Admission requires a Bachelor's degree, completed preferably in Natural Sciences and  Agricultural Sciences.
3. Graduates in Economics, Social Sciences and Humanities with practical work experience (min 3 years) in water resources management, environmental studies or water related projects.
General admission requirements to be submitted online as scanned copies:
Bachelor Degree Diploma (apostilled in your country and nostrificated in Kazakhstan);
Medical Certificate 086 with X-Ray (of your country);
Personal identification card and/ or international passport (officially translated in Russian);
6 passport photos (3*4 cm);
Curriculum vitae (reflecting your work experience & scientific papers, skype login);
TOEFL certificate 560 or IELTS 6.0 (alternative to the KZ State exam in English);
Essay on "Water issues in Central Asia and Afghanistan and possible solutions" (2 pages, font "Times New Roman", font size 12, in English);
Tuition fee
  • 900 000 KZT ~2800$/ year
  • Candidates are eligible to apply for scholarships of DAAD and USAID covering costs of study at GKU and living expenses in Almaty.
Application to be submitted till 1st of July 2019 to, please indicate in the topic of your letter "Application to IWRM MА


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