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HZ University of Applied Sciences is situated in the heart of the South-western Delta, where the sea and rivers meet and the land is below sea level. These characteristics bring great challenges with them. Water is therefore one of the major themes of the HZ.

Because of its location, the HZ is a source of innovative solutions, not only for this region but also for delta areas worldwide. Practical research on water focuses, among other things, on the availability and quality of fresh water, coastal safety and the transitions between land and water.

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Research groups

There are several research groups that conduct water-related research.

Projects & publications related to the theme of water