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Innovation and excellence in GroundwatCH is stimulated by the collaboration between three European HEIs, each with a distinct profile providing added value to the course, namely through:

The environmental engineering perspective provided by Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) (part of the University of Lisbon) as well as the know-how of the CVRM Research Centre in semi-arid hydrogeology; among the lecturers at this institute are:

                             Teresa Melo, Senior lecturer of Hydrogeology

Rodrigo Oliveira, Professor of Hydrology



                                Ana Galvão, Staff member




The international experience of IHE Delft Institute for Water Eduction, in hydro(geo)logical research, education and capacity building in many countries across the globe;among the lecturers at this institute are:

Tibor Stigter, Associate Professor of Hydrogeology and Groundwater Resources


Brindha Karthikeyan, Lecturer in Hydrogeology




Yangxiao Zhou, Associate Professor of Hydrogeology



                              Jochen Wenninger, Senior lecturer of Hydrology



                              Sophie Heinis, Fellowship and Admission Officer




The renowned expertise in climate and hydrology from Technische Universität (TU) Dresden with its well-matched combination of engineering, geo and natural sciences; among the lecturers at this institute are:


   Peter Krebs, Professor



    Andreas Hartmann, Professor



                                 Niels Schuetze, Professor




    Matthias Mauder, Professor


     Karen Rojas, Research Associate





GroundwatCH will provide outstanding opportunities to deepen cooperation between full partner HEIs and associated partners. Universities from China, Colombia, Morocco and Uganda are currently associated to the programme, participating in course dissemination and promotion, lecturing and hosting of Master students for thesis research.

Over 15 non-academic partners are also associated to the programme, essential for course development, optimizing learning outcomes, employability and integration of relevant research results.

The cooperation agreement for this programme can be downloaded here soon.

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