Hydrology and Water Resource Management (Blended modality)

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Master's Degree in Hydrology and Water Resource Management (M174)

Master's organised jointly by the Universities of: Alcalá and Rey Juan Carlos 

Máster´s webpage

Information leaflet

Participating Universities

Alcalá University -COORDINATOR-
Rey Juan Carlos University

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

  • University of Alcalá: Economics and Bussines Management 
  • University Rey Juan Carlos: Department of Nature Sciences and Applied Physics and  Department of Statistics and Operations Research

Teaching centre(s)

In the academic year 2020-21, the face-to-face phase will take place in the University of Alcalá, in Madrid (Spain).

In the academic year 2021-22, the face-to-face phase, exams and Master's Dissertation defence will take place in Chile, if conditions allow.

Year Course Started

2014-2015 (RD 1393/2007)



Official Duration

One academic year, full-time

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course

60 ECTS for full-time students, 30 ECTS for part-time students

Type of teaching

Blended: On-line for 9 months through an online training platform and two face-to-face weeks



Professional qualification

This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.


Professional and research


Alberto del Villar García
Vice principal:
Francisco Carreño Conde


Alberto del Villar García
Javier Lillo Ramos (URJC)

Academic Committee

Alberto del Villar García (UAH)

Irene de Bustamante Gutiérrez(UAH)

Pedro Letón (UAH)

Francisco Carreño Conde (URJC)

Javier Lillo Ramos (URJC)

Domingo Zarzo Martínez (SADYT)

Esther Maroto (FCC)

José Antonio Iglesias Martín (Canal Isabel II)

Mercedes Echegaray Giménez (Confederación Hidrográfica del Tajo)


Academic Issues:

Alberto del Villar García

Administrative issues:

Goals and competencies

The goals of this Master's degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competencies required to obtain a master's degree, following article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competencies that must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and of universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Number of places for new students

Total number of places available

A minimum of 20 students are required to teach the Master's programme.

Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.

Specific admission conditions

Entry profile

Graduates in any branch of Exact, Physical or Natural Sciences, Engineers and Architects, who want to acquire a professional specialisation in water resources management or who want to carry out a Doctoral Thesis.

Selection criteria

The selection will take into account:

  • The academic record 50%.
  • The student's previous training and experience (curriculum vitae) 40%.
  • English language skills 10%.

A personal interview will be held if necessary.

If the application for admission is made less than one year after the date of completion of the first degree, only the academic record and knowledge of English will be taken into account.


(para realizar la matrícula de manera correcta es totalmente necesario consultar esta información)

Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations

For Master's Dissertations to be defended from the academic year 2019-20 onwards, it has been established that, along with the Master's Dissertation, the student must submit to the director the summarized report (% of coincidence) given through Turnitin application, once the director has opened the application to obtain the aforementioned report (Approved by the Official Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Committee, on its regular session dated 24th September 2019).


Collaboration agreements and programmes




Academic Year 2021-22
From October 2021 to the end of July 2022

For more information, see this webpage


Blended methodolgy through the use of the Online Campus (https://www.uah.es/en/aula-virtual/), which students can access by connecting to the Internet at the time of their choice, as the activities are methodologically organised on a weekly basis.

Visit this webpage


In the academic year 2020-21, the face-to-face phase, the exams and the Master's Dissertation defence will take place in the University of Alcalá, in Madrid (Spain).

In the academic year 2021-22, the face-to-face phase, the exams and the Master's Dissertation defence will take place in Chile, if conditions allow.

Material resources

Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...):

Online Campus: http://www.uah.es/en/aula-virtual/

Material resources available to course participants

External Practicums

Spanish Registry of Universities, Centres and Qualifications registration

Course implementation

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

Javier Lillo Ramos (URJC)
José María Valle Marcos (UAH)
PDI: Alberto del Villar
PAS: Antonia Casado
Student: A Student will be designated for each academic year

Complaints and Suggestions