Hydrology and Water Resource Management (Face-to-face modality)

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Master's Degree in Hidrology and Water Resource Management (Face-to-face modality) (M173)

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

Máster´s Webpage 

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá and Rey Juan Carlos University.

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

  • Alcalá University : Department of Economics and Bussines Management 
  • Rey Juan Carlos University: Department of Biology and Geology, Physics and Inorganic Chemistry

Teaching centre(s)

  • Alcalá University
    Faculty of Sciences
    (Multipurpose-chemical Building) 
  • Rey Juan Carlos University 
    Móstoles Campus
    (Departamental II 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 for full-time students and 30 ECTS for part-time

Type of teaching

Face-to-face classes



Level of qualification

Level 3 leading to the title of Master's Degree. Level 3 (Master's) of the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education (MECES) corresponds to level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), in accordance with the provisions of the Royal Decree 22/2015, of 23rd January (BOE 07/02/2015).

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)

Francisco Carreño Conde (URJC)

Academic Committee

Alberto del Villar García (UAH)

Irene de Bustamante Gutiérrez(UAH)

Pedro Letón  García (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 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 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 5 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.

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


Collaboration agreements and programmes



Fees: 1st matriculation: nationals and residents: 3.635 € ; non-EU non-residents: 5.435 €  (approximate information).


Beginnig of classes: 14th October 2024

Academic Year: From October to June 30th

For more information, visit this Consultar esta web


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

For more information, visit this Webpage 


  • University of Alcalá
    Faculty of Sciences
    (Multipurpose-Chemistry Building)
    Science and Technology Campus
    Ctra. Madrid-Barcelona Km. 33,600
    28871 Alcalá de Henares
  • University Rey Juan Carlos
    Móstoles Campus
    (Departmental II Building)
    Calle Tulipán s/n
    28933. Móstoles.

Material resources

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

External Practicums

Documentos de los procesos de calidad

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