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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:

  • Identifying multiple „Water-Food-Energy Hot Regions“ in the Mediterranean region (master thesis)
  • Analyzing the effects of land use change on water resources in the recent past in the Mediterranean area (master thesis)
  • Topics related to sediment and chemical substance loads in rivers worldwide (master thesis)
  • Topics related to closing the global water cycle and producing data products merging different water datasets (master thesis)
  • Technical set of an online Platform for displaying the results of hundreds of case studies (Internship)
  • Supporting the organization of an online Training Workshop on “River sediment monitoring and management” with participants from developing countries worldwide (Internship)
  • Topics related to the analysis of water quality data (Master thesis or Internship positions)

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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