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About the Course

Water management today is faced with new challenges such as climate change or the effects of human activity. Public and private stakeholders who are active in this field must develop new ways to better manage the water cycle "as a whole". The objective of this MOOC is to develop an understanding of the problems related to water management. Firstly, this course will define a resource and, more specifically, the resource of water. It will look at how water is used and the activities associated with it as well as any potential conflicts. The course will look at water management in detail through the analysis of the different types of rights and obligations associated with, for example, the development of a multi-sectorial regulation system or a watershed management approach. By the end of this course, our aim is to enable you to: 1) Identify the main issues and strategies linked to water resource management 2) Acquire the key reading material needed to understand the many variables (environmental, institutional and political) which affect water and which, in terms of management, may require adjustment. This course was developed by the Geneva Water Hub. Alongside researchers from the University of Geneva from a range of faculties, researchers from other universities and research centres will be involved in this course. Practitioners who deal daily with the political dimension of water management will also input into the course. This MOOC is designed for all those interested in the water sector. Prior training is not necessary to follow our program. The findings presented in this course can be easily reapplied to different contexts and to different scales of analysis. This MOOC is supported by the Geneva Water Hub and the University of Geneva along with the MOOC in « Ecosystem Services: a Method for Sustainable Development » ( and the one in "International Water Law" ( This course is funded by the Global Programme Water Initiatives of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). This course is also available in French :

Top reviews


Oct 2, 2020

This course presents complex and hard to understand concepts of water resource management in a very subtle and precise way thus suitable for all learners from all backgrounds and learning levels.


Apr 25, 2023

i have gained alot out of the course, is there a statement of accomplishment for this course? thank you very much for the knowledge gained, i am looking forward to participate in other courses.

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By Sergio H

Aug 17, 2020

It's a great experience! Highly recommended,

By Sumo J

Mar 18, 2017

I enjoyed the course it was very educating.

By Md. P A

Mar 30, 2020

Excellent delivery of the subject ! Thanks

By Lucet C

Sep 23, 2018

Excellent course! Leaves you wanting more.

By Grégoire M

Apr 17, 2018

Merci pour ce cours très bien construit !

By Abhishek G

Jul 3, 2020

The course is having in-depth knowledge.

By Gopireddyvyshnavi

May 21, 2020

Please provide certificate to the course

By Margot A

Apr 6, 2020

Tres complet, pertinent et interessant!

By G v

May 14, 2020

This course is very helpful and useful

By Sridhar A

Oct 24, 2016

A good course for water professionals.

By anand s

Nov 1, 2020

too good content and teaching skills

By Akash K

Jul 6, 2020

Good but the concept is too lengthy

By Mohammad M A

May 27, 2017

Great course with awesome teachers.

By Sudeep D

Feb 24, 2017

This course was very helpful to me.

By Aarti

Jan 11, 2021

It is quite interesting course

By Kelly B

Nov 5, 2018

Wonderful introductory course.

By Waleed A

Oct 15, 2018

Lectures should be in English.


May 9, 2020

Very informative and wrathful

By Danial S

May 8, 2020

It is an excellent course!!!

By Shivam

Nov 2, 2018

learn much about the course

By Mohamed . T

Nov 8, 2023

Fromation Professionnelle

By Suchithra G

Sep 16, 2020

More effectively..


By Seyed H H

Dec 9, 2021

Informative and useful.

By G .

Jun 23, 2020

the course is helpful

By Marta K

May 12, 2020

Engaging, insightful.