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The University of Waterloo’s water graduate programs are diverse and collectively comprehensive. Professors span over 150 faculty members of the Water Institute, many leaders in their fields. A strong international network of collaborators and a culture of commercialization and applied research yields innovative and interdisciplinary solutions. Throughout its history, Waterloo has demonstrated a significant and consistent commitment to education and research on water-related topics and has garnered international acclaim for its innovative solutions to society’s water problems.

Collaborative Water Program

cwpThe most multidisciplinary graduate program in Canada, offering a suite of 22 master's and doctoral programs. It gives you specialist expertise in your field, matched with the knowledge and skills required to communicate across disciplines and within interdisciplinary teams in the water sector. 

Other water-related graduate programs

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Other schools and departments at the University of Waterloo offer master's and doctoral degrees for graduate students interested in water-related topics.

    Students of the Water Institute, Graduate Section (SWIGS)

    swigs under treeWith over 400 members representing unique perspectives from all six faculties, SWIGS helps connect graduate students who embrace and value an interdisciplinary approach to water research and learning.