Joint Master’s degree programme in Environmental Technology for Sustainable Development (ETSud)

A collaborative effort by AIT and UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand and UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in the Netherlands, are offering a Joint Degree Master’s program in Environmental Technology for Sustainable Development since August 2012. This provides students an excellent opportunity to learn and share experiences from both the European and Asian environment.

The program is designed for addressing local and global challenges and shortages facing the persistent environmental problems. It is a two-year joint degree program in which the first semester is at AIT, Thailand, the second semester is at UNESCO-IHE, the Netherland and from 3rd semester onwards, participants will return to AIT, Thailand to carry out their research thesis.

Application Procedures

For admission to the ETSuD programme you can apply to either UNESCO-IHE or AIT.

For UNESCO-IHE, Delft, The Netherlands: Online Application via UNESCO-IHE website. LINK

For AIT, Bangkok, Thailand: Apply online through AIT Admissions website.LINK

Please mention clearly that you are applying for the Joint Degree Master’s degree program in “Environmental Technology for Sustainable Development (ETSud).”

Cost: The fees structure under this joint degree program is different from regular AIT Degree program. Link for Costs and Expenses

Academic Funding

  1. Application for Admissions with Available Funding

For applicants with prospective funding from their employers or other sources, the application procedures above should be followed. Applications will be accepted until 31 May 2018. If an applicant requires admission offer from AIT to seek financial support from external sources, please apply as soon as possible.

  1. Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP)

Participants from World Bank member countries can apply for this scholarship. For more information, please visit this LINK

  1. Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP)

The Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP) is intended to deepen and broaden the knowledge and professional skills of mid-career professionals to enable them to make a better contribution to the development of their organizations and their countries. To be eligible for this fellowship, candidates should be able to submit proof of admission to the academic program for which they are applying. For more information, please check this LINK In any case, an applicant will always need to have a provisional admission, therefore applicants are advised to apply as soon as possible for admission via the UNESCO-IHE website.

Contact for Additional Information

For details regarding the program and for further inquiries, please contact:

For more information on application procedures and fellowships, please contact