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SIAGA 2015
Eurokarst 2016
RHYMA 2015/2016

Academic background
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Water analysis laboratory
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IGME Partnership Associate
CSIC Partnership Associate
UNESCO GTE Project513
Hydrogeological Atlas of
Master on Water Resources and Environment - RHYMA
Congress - Session
Geology Competition



Master on Water Resources and Environment (RHYMA) is an Official Postgraduate Degree approved by the Governing Council of Andalusia on May 13, 2008.

The Master RHYMA is listed in the upgrade of university graduate educations of Decree 302/2009 of 14 July (OJA Nº 138, 17 de julio 2009, página 17) of the Department of Innovation, Science and Enterprise of Andalusia.

The formality of the master and its registration in the Register of Universities, Centres and Degrees of the Ministry of Education is recognized in the resolution of April 7, 2010 (BOE nº 103, 29 abril 2010, sec. III, pág. 37676 ).

The curriculum of the official master included in the resolution of July 26, 2010, University of Malaga (BOJA 161, 18 de agosto 2010, págs. 55-56; BOE 202, 20 de agosto 2010, sec. III, págs. 1-2).

The Master RHYMA has been declared by UNESCO: "Contribution to the International Hydrological Programme"and has the support of the UN through Zaragoza Office for the International Decade "Water for Life" 2010-2015.

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Main information

Schedule of Implementation: Fully implemented

Teaching planning

Timetables and exams

Lecture room information

Información sobre aulas

- Situation of the Faculty of Science

- Situation of lectures and practical classroom

- Situation of the computer rooms for practical classes

The tests are usually performed at the Laboratory of the Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, starting from 9:00 AM,although these aspects are specified in the notice provided previously.

Material resources available

The material resources (classrooms, laboratories) of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Málaga are available.

The theoretical classroom is equipped with a video projector and Internet access. In addition, it has been decorated with posters alluding to rhyma course content and provided with a small library containing books used by students and master's thesis work of all editions.

For practical classes there are available the computer rooms of the Teatinos campus and the laboratoty of hydrogeology at the University of Málaga. For field practices there are pathways through the province of Malaga and other neighboring as well as measuring equipment of hydrological and environmental parameters.

Indicators of the quality

Mobility programs

Those attending the Master in Water Resources and Environment will be able to qualify for mobility general actions or programs established by the University of Malaga or any other institution.

The Master RHYMA is part of the Erasmus Mundus Programme.
Project: Spatial ICT Infrastructures for Smart Places. ERASMUS MUNDUS Action 2 of the EU.
Reference: 545696-EM-1-2013-1-AT-ERAMUNDUS-EMA21

In addition, there are Erasmus and other agreements with several universities of Europe:
- France: Université Montpellier2, Université de Franche-Comté. Université de Corse y Université de Rouen.
- Italy: Universita'Degli Studi di L'Aquila
- Greece: University of Patras.
- Slovenia: University of Nova Gorica.
- Germany: Universiät Freiburg.

There is a large number of agreements with institutions and companies, national and international, that allow mobility of students for externships.

Academic Coordination

Academic committee


External internships

Master's Thesis (TFM)

Employability information

Nearly a hundred people have completed the Master Rhyma. Of these, 60% are working at date 03/03/2014. Of those, most work in private companies: a quearter in international companies (Chile, Peru and USA) and the rest in Spanish (Barcelona, Madrid, Malaga and Granada). Some graduates work in national (in the provinces of Malaga and León) and international government (Chile, Morocco).

The rest is distributed almost equally: self-employed or small consultants based in the province of Malaga, Research Fellows (University of Málaga and Jaén, IGME-Zaragoza and Granada-CSIC) contract or fellows at the University Malaga or universities and other countries (Argentina, Germany).

There are a dozen of graduates who are doing the PhD, although there are more registered in the Rhyma Ph.D.. Some work in their theses in international universities and research centers: University of Alabama (USA), University of Crafield (United Kingdom), Univ Antofagasta (Chile), Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Germany).

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