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IWRM International - Master of Science with focus on Middle East and Northern Africa Region


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Exception due to the corona crisis

Due to the restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the some exceptions apply for the applications process for the winter semester 2020/21.

The following language certificates will be accepted in addition to those listed above:
– TOEFL ibt at Home: Follow this link  (at least 79 points)
– IELTS Indicator: Follow this link (at least Band score 6.0)

If you do not have supporting documents confirming your English language proficiency at the time of application, you may submit these documents at the time of enrollment instead.

New Application deadline for German applicants and Applicants with a German undergraduate degree: July 31, 2020

See also the official TH Köln Update for IWRM Application here.

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The application deadline is determined by your situation and requirements.

  • Foreign applicants (non German nationality, non German Bachelor Degree)
    • Application Period: between 01.02 and 31.03 each year
      for intake in September of the same year
    • Applications should be submitted as digital copy to ITT
  • German applicants (German nationality or German Bachelor Degree)
    • Application Period: between 01.05 and 10.06 each year
      for intake in September of the same year
    • Applications should be submitted as digital copy to ITT

Please follow the instruction in the respective online application platform.

  • Application for a DAAD scholarship (only DAC-List countries)
    • Deadline: 31.01. each year for intake in the winter semester of the same year
    • Application documents must be submitted via ITT (read more)


The following application documents must be submitted in digital form. Please provide the digital application as one pdf-file and organise the documents in the following order:

  1. application Form
  2. curriculum vitae (in tabular form, English language)
  3. document proving the higher education entrance qualification
  4. graduation certificate
  5. academic record of university study
  6. proof of English proficiency
  7. a letter of motivation explaining why he/she would like to study in the program (1 page)
  8. a research idea related to the master program (2 pages)

Application Form
Download the application form here (PDF-Document 54 KB). Some browser pdf viewers will not support this form – please save the file to your computer in order to fill it out).
Please send your applications as one pdf-file via e-mail to


In order to process your question as fast as possible, please provide us with the following information in your email to

  • Are you interested in the IWRM MENA (Middle East and Northern Africa) or in the IWRM International Master program?
  • What is your nationality?
  • What is the subject of your previous studies?
  • Are you interested in a scholarship?


Application Deadline

DAAD Scholarships: Applicants from DAC-list countries and Germany can apply for the Master program until January 31st each year

Foreign applicants: until March 31st each year

German applicants: until June 10th each year

Examination Regulations

Partner: German Jordanian University

Partner: German Jordanian University

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