UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Degrees/ UNESCO-IHE envisions a world in which people manage

  • View
    1

  • Download
    0

Embed Size (px)

Text of UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Degrees/ UNESCO-IHE envisions a world in which people manage

  • UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education

    Postgraduate Education, Training and Capacity Development

    in Water, Environment and Infrastructure

    Erick de Jong

    Piet Lens

  • Vision & Mission

    UNESCO-IHE envisions a world in which people manage their water and environmental resources in a sustainable manner, and in which all sectors of society can enjoy the benefits of basic services.

    Mission of the Institute is to contribute to the education and training of professionals and to build the capacity of sector organisations and knowledge centres in the fields of water, the environment and infrastructure, in developing countries and countries in transition.

  • UNESCO-IHE in (2010) numbers (approx.)

    • 160 full time-equivalents of which 53% academic and 47% supporting staff and a large (global) guest faculty

    • 4 Water and Environment Related Master Programmes with 15 specialisations

    • 200 new MSc participants started in October 2010

    • 175 MSc degrees awarded in 2010

    • 130 registered PhD fellows

    • 7 PhD graduations in 2010

    • 320 professionals in 60 regular short courses

    • 250 participants in 22 online courses

    • 400 professionals in 25 tailor-made trainings

    • 2 refresher seminars held for 38 alumni

    • 250 scientific publications

    • 150 capacity development projects

  • Number of applications

    for the PhD programme

    Academic years Total number Academically Finally

    of applications admitted admitted

    2011-2015 52* 20* 8*

    2010-2014 118 47 37

    2009-2013 76 30 22

    2008-2012 115 45 25

    2007-2011 55 21 9

    2006-2010 95 24 21

    2005-2009 88 25 21

    2004-2008 71 18 12

    2003-2005 31 9 7

  • Funding base

    • All PhD fellows receive a fellowship

    • Are not employed with U-IHE

    • Fellowships are paid from projects and

    donors

  • Origin

  • Number of promotions

    2 2

    5

    1

    6

    7

    3

    5

    7

    2

    10

    6

    11

    7

    6

    13

    7

    0

    2

    4

    6

    8

    10

    12

    14

  • Present status

    - Thus far 100 PhD promotions

    - 120 PhD students registered

    - But…., no ius promovendi

    - Cooperation with other universities:

    - NL: TUD, WUR, VU,

    - Europe: ULiege, UGent

  • MoU

    • Cooperation agreements

    • Joint diploma’s

  • Joint PhD with other universities

    - In Europe:

    ULiege, UGent, TU-Berlin, VU-Brussel

    - With international universities:

    Makerere University, Uganda

    KAUST, Saudi Arabia

    - Erasmus Mundus EMJD – ETECOS3

  • Easy communication

    - Only 3 leading universities

    - “Old friends”

    Support at highest level

    - 3 rectors signed

    New PhD degree

    -> European PhD Degree of …

    -> Blend of education and research

  • EMJD ETECOS3

    Industry

    Third countries

    Professional

    organisations

  • EMJD ETECOS3

  • Logistics

    • Consortium agreement + Doctoral

    candidate agreement

    • Coordinator (Italy):

    Employment contract + Ensurance

    • UNESCO-IHE

    Visum + Accomodation

  • Evaluation

    • You will not get rich

    • Time span (3 y) very short

    • Good exposure within EU

    • Extra dimension for PhD students

    • New education/research methods

    – Link to IMETE EMMC

    – Co-tutelle/classes

  • UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education

    Postgraduate Education, Training and Capacity Building in

    Water, Environment and Infrastructure

    www.unesco-ihe.org