Loughborough University

International development engineering: teaching, training, research and consultancy for developing countries


The Institute of Development Engineering is an expert in the provision and management of sustainable infrastructures for developing countries. The focus is on international activities through teaching, research and consultancy in over sixty-five countries, particularly through its Water and Engineering Development Centre. Its MSc, diploma and short courses for both engineers and non-technologists create development professionals throughout the world. The establishment of an impressive worldwide network of global and regional contacts disseminates information and supports development organisations.