Water Cooperation and Diplomacy

A joint MSc Programme, organized by:

Structure of the programme

Students will be awarded an MA and an MSc in Water Cooperation and Diplomacy. All participants will attend the common and core taught elements of the programme in all three institutions, focusing on different areas at each.

See 'Degrees' for more information about the degrees that are awarded. See the ‘Costs’ section for the costs related to the degree.




  • UPEACE: conflict foundation including courses on the UN system, the environment, conflicts and sustainability, and water security and peace.

  • IHE Delft: focus on water and conflict management including courses on water governance, water economics, water and environmental law, and water conflict management.

  • OSU: focus on conflict management integration including courses on applied hydrology, applied field problems, conducting collaborative projects and directed research.



How to apply?

Curriculum Overview

The curriculum overview below may be subject to changes.