Dresden, Germany

International Summer School on Managed Aquifer Recharge

when 22 August 2021 - 4 September 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, we now welcome your registration for the Summer School 2021.

The two-week course offers M.Sc./Ph.D./young professionals the opportunity to study basic, advanced and applied aspects of Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) and Riverbank Filtration (RBF). The course focuses on sharing and exchanging knowledge and new ideas in the field of MAR and RBF. The course consists of expert lectures, MAR computer modelling practice, laboratory experiments and technical excursions supplemented by participant presentations and informal discussion sessions.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Ing. Thomas Grischek
Division of Water Sciences
University of Applied Sciences, Dresden, Germany
E-mail: mariss@htw-dresden.de; http://www.htw-dresden.de/mariss

Target group

M.Sc./Ph.D./young professionals

Course aim

We would like to give you the opportunity to experience two weeks of challenging teamwork, exciting lectures and attractive excursions within the unique network of scientists and institutions in Dresden.
Topics covered by the course: MAR and RBF introduction and worldwide application, design of MAR/RBF schemes; hydraulic aspects including clogging issues; water quality aspects; attenuation processes; removal of pathogens, organic matter and organic micropollutants (OMP); SOMA tool for predicting the behavior of OMPs; pre- and post-treatment; numerical modelling of MAR/RBF systems; introduction to the INOWAS-DSS Portal (TUD); operation and monitoring; regulatory aspects, environmental and health risk assessments; energy efficiency and siphon systems; group work and discussions on sustainable MAR/RBF approaches; two technical excursions to waterworks using MAR/RBF.

Fee info

EUR 0: There is no additional participation fee.


The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers a limited number of scholarships to cover the costs of board, lodging and travel for successful applicants. The selection is based on the principle of competitiveness.