The department provides instruction in both theoretical and applied subjects in the Bachelor, Master and doctoral degree study. The main focus is on courses in Hydraulics, Hydrology, River Engineering and Water Management.
The department also serves as a research workplace solving projects of fundamental and applied research. The research carried out at the department is thematically oriented towards:
open channel flow and pipe flow
hydraulics of water structures and transport of sediments
flood protection and revitalization of streams
hill slope and catchment hydrology
transport of contaminants in natural porous formations