The International Master of Science in Environmental Technology and Engineering (IMETE) is an Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Programme. It is an international master's course, thaught in English, bringing together students and scholars from all over the world.
In IMETE, you will become part of a new generation of environmental scientists. As a graduate, you will be able to design and apply state-of-the-art environmental technology and engineering solutions to tackle today’s global environmental problems.
IMETE intensively promotes international networking and exchange of knowledge and experience between students, researchers and professionals of different nationalities. The program includes strong interaction with the professional sector, transferable skills courses, including statistics, methodology, and elective language courses (basic introduction to the Dutch and Czech language). The language of instruction is English.
You will study 2 years at 3 leading European universities in 3 different European countries: Ghent University (Belgium), UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education (The Netherlands), and the University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague (Czech Republic). IMETE also allows you to visit any of the numerous associated partners from all over the world for thesis research. These partners also contribute to the programme through visiting scholars and researchers. (more information).
Once graduated, you obtain a joint degree from the 3 universities (UCTP, UGent and UNESCO-IHE) and are an "International Master of Science in Environmental Technology and Engineering". As a graduate of IMETE you are ready for a professional career in:
- the private sector (environmental technological applications in different domains),
- the research sector (applied research at universities or research institutions, or in-company research), or
- the public sector (consulting in local, regional and (inter)national administrations, defining and implementing environmental policy for sustainable development).