عنوان مقاله [English]
Improving engineering education is an essential task for development, production, cultural and economic progress and social services in the future for most of developing countries. In today's world, universities can provide the necessary skills and technical progress by proper education and research programs. These programs have a dynamic state in developed countries. In these countries, besides proper education of theoretical and special courses, academic programs and laboratory works are considered to further participation of students in industry so that most units passed by students are in the form of laboratory or real time projects. In this paper, efficient environmental engineering educational programs and systems in different countries will be comprehensively investigated and compared with the situation inIran. Then, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of different educational programs will be analyzed and strategies to develop the educational system in Iran in the field of civil and environmental engineering will be provided.