Global Sanitation Learning Alliance

The Global Sanitation Learning Alliance is a platform to facilitate the development and empower the dissemination of knowledge on sanitation through online (self-study and instructor-led) courses, face-to-face (on-campus) courses and tailor-made training, so that the sanitation challenges can be embraced with deeper insight, advanced knowledge and greater confidence. It also provides an enabling environment with a vibrant community of professionals who have completed one or more educational or training courses offered by members of the Alliance. The Alliance offers a variety of course materials as open courseware. Please note that the actual enrollment on a course, program or training courses can only take place via the providers' official website and associated application procedures. Links are provided.

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Great visibility of the Global Sanitation Graduate School at FSM5 conference in Cape Town

The Global Sanitation Graduate School has been visibly present at the 5th INTERNATIONAL FAECAL SLUDGE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE ( in Cape Town, South Africa, 18-22 February 2019. Our stand has been visited by couple of hundreds delegates. The stand was attended by four IHE Delft staff members and 20 alumni invited to join the conference by the GSGS management, thanks to support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

2 year IWA Student Membership available for students of the Global Sanitation Graduate School

Delft, Netherlands, 30 November 2018 │ As part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the International Water Association (IWA) and IHE Delft Institute for Water Education (IHE Delft), these two institutions are collaborating to support career development of sanitation professionals. All students of the Global Sanitation Graduate School enrolled in the new MSc in Sanitation Program, Graduate Professional Diploma Program (GPDP) or one or more sanitation on-campus or online courses are offered a fully funded 2 year IWA Student Membership. This membership package aims to support students in building their professional network, engage them in the recently launched Non-Sewered Sanitation Specialist Group and develop their capacity to become the future leaders in developing and implementing sanitation.

To read more about what the 2 year membership entails click here.


Courses, programs and training

The Global Sanitation Learning Alliance provides access to high quality graduate educational products on sanitation in one place. It assembles programs, courses and training materials from internationally renowned top sanitation educators, such as the new MSc course on Sanitation, several Graduate Professional Diploma Programs, a large number of instructor-led and self-study online courses (including MOOCs), specialized laboratory courses and tailor-made courses. Please take a look below and find a product that fits your needs and matches your expectations.

Meet our alumni

Every scholar who has completed one or more educational or training course offered by the Global Sanitation Learning Alliance will join a vibrant community of alumni. In addition the database includes many course instructors, teachers and supervisors.

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