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Master's Degree in Hydrology and Water Resource Management (M173)

Masters organised jointly by the Universities of: Alcalá and Rey Juan Carlos of Madrid. 

Máster´s Webpage 

Information leaflet

Participating Universities

Alcalá University -COORDINATOR
Rey Juan Carlos University

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

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

Teaching centre(s)

  • Alcalá University
    Sciences Faculty
    (Multipurpose-chemical Building) 
  • Rey Juan Carlos University 
    Móstoles Campuses
    (Departamental I Building)

Year Course Started

2006-2007 (RD 56/2005)
2009-2010 (RD 1393/2007)



Official Duration

One academic year full-time

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course

60 ECTS full-time and 30 ECTS part-time

Type of teaching

Face-to-face classes



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 (UAH)
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
José María Valle Marcos

Administrative Issues:

Goals and competences

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 competences required to obtain a master's degree, in accordance with article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competences which 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

Número total de plazas ofertadas: 35

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

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

Specific admission conditions

Perfil de ingreso

Titulados superiores o medios en cualquier rama de las Ciencias Exactas, Físicas o Naturales, Ingenieros y Arquitectos, que quieran adquirir una especialización profesional en gestión de recursos hídricos o que quieran realizar una Tesis Doctoral.

Criterios de selección

Para realizar la selección se tendrán en cuenta:

  • El expediente académico 50%.
  • La formación y experiencia previa del estudiante (currículum) 40%.
  • Conocimientos de inglés 10%.

Cuando se considere necesario se realizará una entrevista personal.



(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 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 13, 2021 to June 30, 2022
For more information, see  this website


Monday through Friday from 16 to 20 hours, except on external practices that are morning and afternoon.

For more information, see this webpage 


  • Alcalá University
    Sciences Faculty
    (Multipurpose-chemical Building)                                                                                                Science-Techology Campus                                                                                                Ctra. Madrid-Barcelona Km. 33,600                                                                                            28871 Alcalá de Henares
  • Rey Juan Carlos University 
    Móstoles Campus
    (Departamental I Building)                                                                                                  Calle Tulipán s/n                                                                                                          28933.Móstoles

Material resources

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

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

Master`s Awards

Work placements of graduates