Faculty of Civil Engineering

Water Sciences

[Translate to English:] Man steht vor einer Rohrleitung DN 50, im Hintergrund Gebrigsfluss

Chair of Engineering Hydrology

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Ulrike Feistel

Dean of Studies Master Environmental Engineering

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Ulrike Feistel


Staff of the Division of Water Scienes offer modules in the Diploma programme Civil Engineering, MEng Environmental Engineering, MSc Landscape Development and MSc Chemical Engineering such as Hydrodynamics / Water Management, Hydrology & Hydrometry, Engineering Hydrolog, Climate Change and Managed Aquifer Recharge.

Diploma Civil Engineering

Students standing in front of water tanks in a water treatment plant

MSc Chemistry & Landscape Develop.

Groundwater monitoring well in the morning dew


Research in the Division of Water Sciences is mostly third-party funded focusing on areas such as River Bank Filtration / Groundwater and Engineering Hydrology / Transition towards Renewable Energy. In particular the lack of safe drinking water in large parts of the developing world drives research and education projects in Africa, Asia and South America.

Energie in Water Supply

3 große Kreiselpumpen in Pumpenhaus

Regional Research Topics

Mann steht während Probenahme im eisenhaltigen Fluss mit Wathose

Water Treatment

Line Mixer (Floculation Test)