Call for Applications - Master's Degree Programme in Limnology & Wetland Management


Are you interested in applying for academic admission to attend the "International Joint Master's Degree Programme in Limnology & Wetland Management (LWM)", commencing in October 2020?

The deadline for submitting the application documents for academic admission is the 15th December 2019!


Austrian and Dutch fellowships for applicants from the global south available!


Please find more information on LWM on their YouTube channel:


The LWM Master's programme provides

  • fundamental understanding of the structure and functioning of freshwater ecosystems;
  • expert skills to assess the ecological status of freshwater ecosystems, to plan & carry-out monitoring programmes and to develop suitable conservation & restoration measures; 
  • professional skills to apply methods and tools to reduce the degradation of freshwater ecosystems & its services and to develop sustainable management options.


LWM is a well-established international joint degree Masters’ programme, fully accredited in Austria, The Netherlands and Kenya. The programme structure/curriculum consists of three semesters of 4-months each, which are held in Austria (University of Natural Resources & Life Sciences, Vienna - BOKU), Kenya (Egerton University) and The Netherlands (IHE Delft), followed by a 7-months research period at one of the three partnering institutions, or your home country. LWM students enjoy the complementing expertise of three renowned universities and excellent networking perspectives at global level. All three study locations areworld-famous tourist locations - Vienna (Austria), Nakuru/Egerton (Kenya) and Delft (The Netherlands) – hence, LWM students have the added benefit to study where others are going for sight-seeing! 


LWM websites administered by BOKU


Attached documents

(*) LWM Guide for Application

(*) LWM information flyer