Education and Capacity Development

MSc. Thesis and Internship Opportunities at the ICWRGC

Are you a master student in geosciences or related subjects and are you looking for a master thesis topic or a trainee position in the field of hydrology? The International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change offers multiple master thesis topics with the option of writing them in collaboration with your university!

We offer a broad spectrum of topics, including:

  • Topics related to the analysis of river discharge, water quality and soil moisture data (internship and master thesis)
  • Climate change impacts on water resources and adaptation strategies (master thesis)
  • Topics related to sediment and chemical substance loads in rivers (master thesis)
  • Analysis of ”Water-Energy-Food-Environment Nexus” (master thesis)
  • Anthropomorphic impacts on the water cycle (master thesis)
  • Topics related to closing the global water cycle and producing data products by merging various spatial and temporal datasets (internship and master thesis)
  • Topics related to the uncertainty and analysis of observational data quality
  • Using our in-house datasets from GRDC, GEMS and ISMN data centres to develop data visualization tools and products such as maps, reports etc. (internship and master thesis)
  • Support data acquisition and management (internship)

We offer you:

  • An office space with ICWRGC in Koblenz for 6 months
  • Supervision by experts, in cooperation with a supervisor from your university
  • An “inside-view” of how ICWRGC works as a UNESCO Category 2 Centre
  • Accessibility to an international network in the field of hydrology.

Apply by sending per email () following information:

  • Short letter of motivation
  • CV
  • Copies of certificates and transcripts
  • At what time you plan to write your thesis or perform your internship position
  • What topic(s) you are interested in
  • Examination regulations of your university (“Prüfungsordnung” for applicants in Germany)

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