FWR is one of 13 faculties under National University of Laos (NUOL). FWR was approved by Ministry of Education and Sport by minister agreement No.346 on 151812014. The FWR is upgrading its own status from department of Water Resources Engineering Department under Faculty of Engineering, NUOL to be the Faculty status. The main functions of the FWR are humane resources development in the field of water resources management through teaching and learning process. At the present time, there is a master programme on Integrated Water Resources Management and 3 bachelor degree programmes are offering in the faculty. For the bachelor degree programmes are including Irrigation engineering programme, water resources development and management programme, and meteorology and hydrology programme.