The Faculty of Civil and Water Resources Engineering
Nestled in the beautiful green town just at shore of Lake Tana, in Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University, the Faculty of Civil and Water Resources Engineering (FCWRE) is a fully accredited, public school that enrolls approximately 500 students per year.
The Faculty of Civil and Water Resource Engineering program is launched based in the premises that there is a strong need of manpower in the area of civil and water resources engineering so as to realize the development plan of the nation. Based on the recent education policy and the needs of the industry, the Bahir Dar University Senate has promulgated the establishment of the Faculty of Civil and Water Resources Engineering.
The Faculty of Civil and Water Resources Engineering has earned national and international prominence in several areas. The two of the broadest engineering disciplines, Civil and Water Resource & Environmental Engineering, at Institute of Technology have recently expanded their curriculum to encompass even more academic options in response to societal needs. In addition to the bachelor's degree based on Civil and Water Resources & Environmental Engineering, students now have opportunities for course work and research experience leading to masters degrees in Construction Technology and Management, Structural Engineering, Highway and Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Hydrology, Hydraulic Engineering and a PhD. program in Integrated Water Resource Management. Moreover, the faculty has continuing education programs in the extension and summer divisions.