Symposium 2019

On the 9th of May, Het Waterbouwdispuut, together with NETHCOLD, will host a symposium to celebrate the 50th anniversary of NETHCOLD. During this festive day there will be workshops where you can work as a real engineer on one of the three technical committees NETHCOLD holds. Last but not least, there will be an international speaker: stay tuned through the website or Facebook!

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Inhouseday SWECO

**Dutch only**

Op Donderdagmiddag 18 april 2019 organiseert Sweco een inhousedag op hun kantoor in De Bilt. Sweco zoekt Junior Adviseurs in:

– Waterbouw en Tunnelbouw
– Wegen
– Rail
– Assetmanagement
– Stad van de Toekomst
– Civiele Techniek

Tijdens deze interactieve middag word je meegenomen in de wereld van Sweco, wie we zijn en wat we doen. Door middel van presentaties, cases en gespreksrondes krijg jij de kans om jezelf te laten zien en met ons kennis te maken!

Ben jij (bijna) afgestudeerd en op zoek naar een uitdagende startersfunctie bij hét grootste ingenieursadviesbureau van Europa? Kijk dan op, reageer vóór 8 april aanstaande en wie weet zien wij elkaar op 18 april aanstaande!

Voor vragen kan je contact opnemen met Fabienne Jansen, Campus Recruiter via +31 6 23 21 83 75 of




Company Case Van Oord

On Tuesday March 13th, Van Oord will host their annual Company Case / Inhouse Day for students of Het Waterbouwdispuut. The day will start at 09:00 at the Van Oord office in Rotterdam. During the day, we will work in groups on cases related to real projects, in the subject of sustainable energy. We will have lunch there and finish the day with some drinks at around 17:00.

If you’re interested in getting to know Van Oord better and experience what kind of projects they work on, then sign up for the case by sending an e-mail to Don’t forget to include your CV and photo!

Hope to sea you there!

Swell Volume 40, Nr.2

In this edition of the Swell we are looking back at a very successful study trip to Dublin whilst also giving you a sneak preview about the upcoming events and trips. Also in this edition, an interview with Hydraulic Engineering student Focco Vons and an article about plastic free rivers. There are multiple hydraulic facts to be found and of course see if you can solve the hydraulic puzzles!

Company Case Royal HaskoningDHV

On Tuesday February 19th, Royal HaskoningDHV will host their annual Company Case for students of Het Waterbouwdispuut. The case will start at 10:30 at the RHDHV office in Rotterdam. During the day, you will work in groups on several cases taken from real projects, such as the Giant Sea Wall in Jakarta (see photo on the poster below). We will have lunch there and finish the day with some drinks at around 17:00.

Would you like to experience what it’s like to work at one of the Netherlands’ most well known engineering offices? And do you want to know what kind of projects keep them busy? Then sign up for the case by sending an e-mail to and don’t forget to include your CV!

Study Tour 2019: Brazil

The registration for the Hydraulic Study trip of this summer has been opened! From the 8th until the 22nd of July 2019, we will be travelling with a group of twenty students to… Brazil! We will be travelling in the surroundings of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Join us to see some of the most impressive hydraulic masterpieces in the world, like the Itaipu Dam and the Port in Rio de Janeiro. During the trip, we will vary the hydraulic activities (company visits and excursions) with many other activities, so that it will still feel like two weeks of holidays. Brazil is one of the most beautiful countries in the world and occupies almost half of South America, so you won’t be disappointed!

If you would like to join us, you can register by clicking here. Please include a short motivation which you can send to Registration will close on the 10th of February, so please respond as soon as possible to secure a spot (this will also save money when booking the flight tickets). Costs will be around 1000 euros per person. This will include your flight tickets, accommodations, transportation, activities and most of your meals. We offer the possibility to travel on in Brazil before or after the study tour, just mention this in the registration form and we will contact you about it. Please stop by at 3.72 or send an e-mail for more information!

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Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. The results of our work are sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to clean water. With 15,000 employees in Northern Europe, we offer our customers the right expertise for every project. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world. Sweco is Europe’s leading architecture and engineering consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 16.9 billion (EUR 1.8 billion). The company is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB.