China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research | Postgraduate Admission | Open to International Applicants

China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR) is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in water and water relevant sectors who make a difference nationally, regionally or globally. IWHR, which is based in Beijing, China, has an enrollment of 314 graduate, and professional students. The international programmes of Advanced study is OPEN to apply NOW!

China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR) at a Glance

IWHR faculty are engaged with teaching and research to push the boundaries of natural resources knowledge. The greatest strength is its fortune of experiments and career-discovery-oriented programmes for students who are excited to investigate the biggest issues of the 21st century, IWHR has 14 principal academic units for Advanced Study, initiating international programs in 2019.


IWHR is the most comprehensive academic institution of water and water related professions, established in 1958.

Campus North 

(Cover photo: campus south)


By the end of 2018, 1,370 faculty members that includes 6 academicians and 215 postgraduate supervisors.


Graduate (ME):105
Graduate and professional students(PhD): 140
Graduate and professional students(Post PhD): 69
Total: 314 students
These numbers reflect student enrollment for the 2017–18 academic year.

IWHR Research Sites


Professors have groundbreaking work crosses the boundaries of multiple disciplines, allowing them to pursue research at any of IWHR’s Schools and Faculties. 91 supervisors for PhD & Post PhD candidates and 175 for master’s degree candidates.


More than 1764 alumni.

Real Estate Holdings

2700 acres

Faculties and Schools

IWHR is made up of 14 principal academic units for Advanced Study.
Eight programmes from the faculties oversee schools and divisions that offer courses in English language and award academic degrees to the international students.


Graduate School
20 Chegongzhuang West Road, Haidian District, Beijing, P.R.China, Postal 100048
Tel:+86-10-68785988  Fax:+86-10-68785988    

(Links of more details and application form are available to access in the right column. Check the information and find your favor study in Beijing. )

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