In the faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences we all work on a daily basis to understand, intervene and improve the world we live in.

This image visualises our research and educational programmes.

Within our faculty we research the natural, living and built environment, with the focus on water, the earth system, natural resources, infrastructure, materials and structures.

Our researchers work every day on clever solutions for worldwide societal challenges such as:

Our research projects are divided as follows between the themes:

  1. Clean water 13%
  2. Climate change 26%
  3. Energy transition 23%
  4. Mobility 16%
  5. Resource availabilty 8%
  6. Urbanisation 11%
  7. Other 3%


With their research they improve the world and make an impact.

Discover their stories:

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