Fully Funded Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) 2022 Master Program Hydro Science & Engineering

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Dr. Sabine Hahn-Bernhofer [email protected] Tel: +49 (0)351 463 31237

The program’s goal is to provide excellent management of the entire field of water, including all of its various aspects. The students will be prepared to meet the challenges of their future professional lives in research and practice around the world. The degree course is targeted specifically at students from developing and transitional countries because of the unique problems that these countries face, such as limited drinking water and raw water resources, as well as the devastating effects of hydrologic extremes such as droughts or flood disasters that are linked to heavy erosion, among other things.

International standards are met by the master program, which allows students to pursue and develop careers in government and non-governmental organizations on a national and international scale. The master’s programme will establish the groundwork for participation in development and consultation agencies, as well as for leading the operation of water management systems and contributing to transdisciplinary research activities across the entire area of hydrosciences, among other things. Students from China, Indonesia, Nepal, and Germany were among those who registered for the course when it was offered for the first time in the winter semester 2004/05. Winter semester 2006/07 saw a record number of students enroll in the master’s program from countries as diverse as China, Uganda, Sudan, Indonesia, Pakistan, Brazil, Greece, Spain, Kazakhstan, and Germany. With each passing year, the number of applicants has increased steadily, demonstrating both the course’s high profile and its positive international perception. Typically, the course begins with a group of approximately 20 international participants, who account for 60 to 80 percent of the total number of students enrolled.



About the Scholarship:

Technical University Dresden (TUD) is a public university in Dresden, Germany, near the country’s eastern border with the Czech Republic. It is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. The Royal Saxon Technical School, which was established in 1828, is credited with establishing the university’s roots. Today, TUD is a contemporary, multifunctional institution that is one of the largest technical universities in Germany and one of the most prestigious in the world. The institution, which operates under the motto Wissen schafft Brücken – ‘Knowledge builds bridges,’ has 14 faculties organized into five main schools. Over 100 different disciplines are represented, ranging from natural and engineering sciences to the humanities, social sciences, and medical sciences, among others. The buildings on the main campus of the university, which is located immediately south of Dresden’s city center, were constructed over three distinct periods. The university’s first buildings were planned by Martin Dülfer, and Hermann Glöckner made significant contributions to its repair after Dresden was destroyed by Allied bombing strikes during World War II. A decade after the country’s reunification in 1990, the university’s modern-era buildings were constructed on its grounds. Tud offers 125 degree programs across 14 faculties in a diverse range of subjects with a particular emphasis on Biomedicine, Bioengineering, Materials Sciences, Information Technology, Microelectronics, Energy and the Environment. TUD is comprised of 14 faculties and offers 125 degree programs in a diverse range of subjects. The university is one of eleven institutions in the country to be designated as a ‘University of Excellence’ by the German Universities Excellence Initiative, which recognizes the best of the best in higher education. It is also a member of TU9, which is an association of nine of Germany’s most prestigious technological institutions. Approximately 40 percent of the 36,000 students who attend TUD are from the Saxony region (of which Dresden is the capital), approximately 20 percent are from other former East German federal states, and approximately 13 percent are from other parts of the world, primarily from Europe and Asia. The remaining students are from the former West German federal states that were formerly part of Germany. Dresden itself, which was completely rebuilt following World War II, is often regarded as one of Germany’s most attractive cities. In the post-war years, many of the city’s ancient buildings were restored to its former splendour, earning it the nickname “Jewel Box” because of its baroque and rococo architecture. 


Scholarship Sponsor(s): Technische Universität Dresden (TUD)

Scholarship Country: Germany

Scholarship Worth: Fully Funded

Study Level: Masters

Nationality: International Students



Scholarship Offer: 

The scholarship has been fully funded in its entirety.

International students seeking scholarships to study at a university must have chosen the institution as their secondary education destination. As a result, students who opt to attend that institution for secondary education will get a predetermined sum as a gift or incentive. This US Transfer Scholarship is open to all new undergraduate transfer students who meet the eligibility conditions. This grant is given annually.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • A bachelor’s degree in natural sciences or civil engineering is required for admission to the master’s program.
  • International students are eligible for a bachelor’s degree.
  • After completing their sixth semester at a German university, students may apply to join the Master of Science in Hydro Science and Engineering program (3rd year). Entrance to the program is contingent on a completed and passed Pre-Diploma (Vordiplom) as well as satisfactory third-year performance.
  • Graduates of a “Fachhochschule” (German)
  • Non-native speakers of English must demonstrate their proficiency in the language by taking a test demonstrating their “very good upper intermediate level” (level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages CEFR).
  • Required Documents for the Application
  • Formal application to determine suitability for the HydroScience and Engineering Master’s degree program.
  • Proof of your high school graduation, including a list of your grades and the scale on which they are based (Abitur, Baccalaureate, School-Leaving Certificate, O- and A-Levels, etc). (minimum to pass, maximum achievable). AS WELL AS: a certified English translation of your high school diploma, including a list of grades and scales, if it was originally issued in any language other than German or English (minimum to pass, maximum achievable).
  • Copy of your university diploma that has been authenticated by the university. AND: a certified photocopy of your university degree certificates in English, complete with a list of grades and the appropriate scale, if the originals were issued in a language other than German or English (minimum to pass, maximum achievable). If your university provides you with transcripts or mark sheets, please send an original or an authenticated copy of the transcripts or mark sheets. A transcript, also known as a mark sheet, is a record of a student’s academic progress.
  • An English language certificate demonstrating C1-level proficiency in accordance with the European Reference Framework is taken into account.
  • Curriculum vitae describing one’s educational and professional background.
  • Statement of Purpose for Joining HSE


The Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) 2022 Master Program Hydro Science & Engineering is open to all International Students



Application Procedure

Applicants seeking admission to TUD (who are NOT applying for a DAAD scholarship) who hold a degree from a foreign university:

  • Applicants having a foreign university degree (for example, a Bachelor’s degree) must submit their application through uni-assist. Applications for university assistance must be submitted online. There is a deadline for submitting all of your application documentation
  • Applicants who hold a university degree from a German institution:
  • Applicants holding a German university degree (for example, a Bachelor’s degree) must submit their application through SELMA, the TU Dresden application portal.
  • Those who wish to apply for a DAAD scholarship include:
  • TU Dresden, Dept. Hydrosciences, HSE, Dr. Hahn-Bernhofer, 01062 Dresden, Germany is the address to send the required documentation.
  • Intake of DAAD-EPOS-Applications in 2022
  • Application deadlines are strictly enforced.
  • Applicants from Germany and the European Union, as well as applicants with a German university degree:
  • Every year, from the first of April to the fifteenth of July
  • Non-EU applicants who hold a university degree from a foreign institution:
  • Every year, from the first of April through the last day of May,
  • Applying for a DAAD scholarship in order to begin studies the following year is as follows:
  • TU Dresden directly: every year on the 15th of October.
  • The German Embassy or the DAAD Regional Office is closed on the 31st of July every year.


Application Deadline

The application deadline for Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) 2022 Master Program Hydro Science & Engineering is October 15, 2022

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