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17 Hier können Sie ein Foto einfügen Water Management and Sustainability from a Cultural and Social Perspective – A Dialogue between Germany, Iran, Egypt and Indonesia (SusWaDialogue) Facts Partner countries Egypt, Indonesia, Iran Disciplines: Engineering, Biology, medicine University in Germany University Duisburg-Essen Responsible project leader Prof. Dr. André Niemann Universities in partner countries: Teheran University, Bushehr University, Egypt Nanotechnology Center, Fayoum University Institut Teknologi Bandung Project Overview The project is dealing with the historical context, the current demands of water management systems in Germany and three different Islamic cultures: Egypt, Iran and Indonesia. Water and culture are strongly interlinked in these countries. But individual water management strategies differ. Because these adaptations take place on a regional or even community level, water management strategies and technologies must be adapted to different user groups in order to remain sustainable. Target group The project aims to reach water experts and lecturers in higher education units. All responsible groups involved in water education affairs are adressed in order to enable interdisciplinary water education Institut Teknologi BandungInstitut Teknologi Bandung Tasks 2014 Two Workshops and Network meetings: Germany (March & April) Egypt (November) virtual meetings (online) Concepts for joint study programs and – modules: • Internationalisation and curriculum development • Crediting: acceptance of "external" credits water educationwater education Main Objectives of the project To promote interdisciplinary education in between faculties in higher education units in the field of water education.  raise awareness for the need of inter- and transdiciplinary approaches in water education  to broaden the established network of water science  establish suitable modules on “global water problems and sustainable water management “ in existing master programs finanziert aus Mitteln des Auswärtigen Amtes (AA)

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