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Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

American University of Beirut

48 months
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1095 USD/credit 6570 USD/year
1095 USD/credit 6570 USD/year
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About

The PhD programs offered by the CEE department train graduate students to address and solve current problems in civil and environmental engineering. Students in the Environmental and Water Resources Engineering program of the American University of Beirut are trained to be future educators and proficient researchers geared to assume leadership roles in their profession.

Overview

​​​​​General Information

The objectives of the Environmental and Water Resources Engineering program of the American University of Beirut are:

  • To cultivate expertise in specialized concentration areas of civil and environmental engineering.
  • To develop research skills which include the formulation and study of original ideas as well as the development of theory, methodology, and experimental skills.
  • To promote involvement in inter-disciplinary teams and activities and develop skills pertinent to group and collaborative efforts.
  • To acquire teaching expertise through class lectures and assisting in courses and labs.

Programme Structure

The PhD program in EWRE focuses on the following courses and research topics:

  • Water and wastewater treatment systems
  • Solid and industrial waste treatment/management
  • Air quality management and air pollution control
  • Environmental and water resources management and planning
  • Water quality modeling
  • GIS and IT applications for environmental and water resources management 
  • Watershed modeling and management
  • Hydrologic systems analysis
  • Hydraulic systems analysis
  • Environmental biotechnology and bioremediation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits
  • The regular PhD program requires a minimum of 24 credit hours of course work beyond the master’s degree and 24 credit hours of thesis work.
  • The accelerated PhD program requires a minimum of 36 credit hours of course work beyond the bachelor’s degree and 42 credit hours of thesis work. 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for admission to the PhD program, a candidate must: 

  • hold a master’s degree in civil and environmental engineering or a related discipline from AUB or another recognized institution of higher learning (for admission in the regular track), or a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related discipline (for admission in the accelerated track).
  • submit a complete application including a statement of interest, transcripts of academic record from all institutions attended after high school, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. 
  • provide scores for the general exam part of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). 
  • must show proficiency in the English language in case English is not the native language (refer to the catalogue section on English Language Proficiency Requirement).
  • complete an interview either in person or by phone (for non-AUB students). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1095 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    6570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1095 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Beirut

750 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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