Curriculum of Study

Modules Subject Semester ECTS
1. 2. 3. 4.
Fluid dynamics Fluid dynamics 1 2 4
Fluid dynamics 2 1,5 3
Hydraulic modelling 2 4
Hydromechanic model testing 1 1,5
River science Potamology 1,5 3
Applied hydrology 1,5 3
Basics of topography and bathymetry & land survey 1 1,5
River engineering 1,5 2,25
Construction works Timber construction 1 1,5
Geotechnical aspects and foundation engineering 1 1,5
Dam construction 1,5 2,25
Tunnel construction 1,5 2,25
Reinforced concrete constructions 2 4
Construction operation 1 1,5
Electrical and mechanical equipment Turbine technology 2 3
Construction of pipes 1 1,5
„zero head“ techn. and numerical modelling of turbines 1,5 2,25
Operation and maintenance of small hydropower plants 1 1,5
Gates, valves, trashracks and cranes 1 1,5
Process measuring and control technology 1,5 2,25
Construction and operation of power lines 1 1,5
Engineering and design   (I + II) Design tools 2 4
Weirs, intakes and cleaning in low head power plants 1 1,5
Weirs, intakes and cleaning in high head power plants 1 1,5
Design 1 4 8
Design 2 4 8
Small hydropower (SHP) development in Africa 0,8 1,25
Lessons learned from failures 1 1,5
Study tour to power plants 1 1
Environmental and esthetical aspects Ecological considerations 2 3
Soil bioengineering measures 1 1,5
Environmental and social assessment 1 1,5
Monitoring ecological obligations 1 1,5
Architecture and design in SHP constructions 1 1,5
Economic and social aspects Energy economics 1 1,5
Economic analysis and financing 1,5 3
Project management 1 1,5
Negotiation, participation and mediation 1,5 3
Due diligence (technical, economical, legal) 1 1,5
Master THESIS 25
14,5 14 14 13,3 120