Twente Water Centre

The Twente Water Centre (TWC) is a centre of expertise in the area of water systems and governance. The Centre is unique in bringing together and balancing the natural and social sciences. Thereto the Centre bundles expertise from various groups located within the University of Twente.


The Twente Water Centre offers an interdisciplinary platform to researchers, students and society. The aim is to span the boundaries of individual expertise of scholars and their disciplinary research departments. The Twente Water Centre therefore bundles the expertise of 5 research groups from four faculties of the University of Twente (see partners). Among the research themes are the understanding of the physical processes in water systems, human interference, uncertainty, risks, governance of water challenges and water resource management. Next to research on urgent water challenges, the Twente Water Centre also denotes water curricula and facilitates valorization activities.

The Twente Water Centre is a Member of the Institute for Innovation and Governance Studies.


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