UDLAP PhD International Positions in Water Sciences, Mexico

The School of Engineering is inviting students to apply for a PhD Position in Water Sciences at the University of the Americas Puebla.

The aim of this programme is to form trained experts in water sciences with high capacities to analyze and solve water quality, hydrological, and climate risk problems in association with water resources.

The University of the Americas Puebla (UDLAP) is a Mexican private university established in 1940 and located in San Andrés Cholula, near Puebla City. The university is recognized for its programmes in arts and humanities, business and economics, social sciences, natural science, and engineering.

Why study at the University of the Americas Puebla? UDLAP is one of the few private universities in Mexico that invests in research. Approximately 20 percent of the professors are members of the National System of Researchers.

Application Deadline: May 13, 2022

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of the Americas Puebla (UDLAP)
  • Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Full-tuition waiver and a monthly stipend
  • Number of Awards: Five
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Mexico


  • Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from around the world
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Doctorate degree in Water Science
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  • Admitted applicants may focus their research on (a) hydrological modeling and hydrological processes, or (b) water quality and treatment.

How to Apply

  • How to ApplyFor inquiries on the programme, please contact Dr. Jose Luis Sanchez Salas at jluis.sanchez@udlap.mx
  • Supporting Documents: Submit bachelor’s degree transcript; bachelor’s degree diploma; “cedula professional” for studies conducted in Mexico; curriculum vitae with photo; GRE (score: 150 points for verbal reasoning, 130 points for quantitative reasoning, and 3.5 points for analytical writing); Institutional TOEFL (550 points), DELE for non-native Spanish speakers (level B2).
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, chemical engineering, nanotechnology, and molecular engineering, or a relevant degree in pure or applied sciences
  • Language Requirement: Applicants must have knowledge of Spanish and the English language.


All admitted candidates will receive a full-tuition waiver and a monthly stipend from Mexico’s National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT).

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