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500
Students enrolled in this school.
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
5
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

UNESCO-IHE is the largest international graduate water education facility in the world and is based in Delft, the Netherlands. The Institute confers fully accredited MSc degrees, and PhD degrees in collaboration with partner universities.

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What is student life like?

IHE’s campus is located in the center of Delft. The premises, comprising three interconnected buildings, cover an area of 14,000 square meters, extending from the main entrance of the new building on Westvest 7 to the historic buildings along one of Delft’s main canals. From October to April, IHE Delft arranges free facilities to actively practice a number of sports, such as indoor soccer, basketball, volleyball, and badminton, on a regular basis. Staff members and students volunteer as coaches for these sports. Every year, IHE Delft aims to organize some sporting competitions for students. One main annual event is the ‘International Education Sports Day’ when teams from different institutes for international education compete. During the academic year 1988/89 the first steps were taken to establish a Student Association, of which all IHE Delft course participants were members. 

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Housing in the student residences generally costs around 500 euros per month.

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