To apply for the International Communication Management programme, you need a bachelor degree, two years of professional work experience and a good command of the English language. If you don't meet the English requirements, you can read more about our PREP school here.
Applicants who meet these criteria will then be asked to expound on their application and motivation during a short interview.
Tuition fee, tax benefits
The costs of following the master International Communication Management (MICM) are € 16,750. This tuition fee allows you to follow MICM classes and exams, receive thesis supervision, and get unlimited access to our library and Internet facilities. The book costs are not included, their estimated costs are between € 550 - € 700.
You can pay the tuition fee in instalments. In that case, the price of the programme is € 17,250.
The Master in International Communication Management is exempt from VAT for Dutch students. Your employer can fully offset training costs against gross results and label them as operating expenses. For (Dutch) private individuals, parts of the training costs are deductible. For more information, call the Dutch Tax Information Line on 0800 – 0543 or visit their website: http://www.belastingdienst.nl.
Many students are looking for a scholarship, more information about scholarship opportunities for international Master students can be read on the Master Scholarship page.
From 1 September 2017, the Dutch government created an opportunity to apply for a study loan of maximum € 10.000. The study loan is called ‘LiveLongLearningCredit’. Visit the website of Dienst Uitvoerend Onderwijs (only available in Dutch), to check if you meet the requirements and to see if you can make use of this opportunity.
Step by step procedureYou can apply for the Master in International Communication Management by filling in an online application form and uploading all the required documents.
On receiving your application form we will send you confirmation by e-mail. We will then inform the MICM programme manager, who will contact you as soon as possible. As part of the intake procedure we might ask you to participate in an interview by telephone.
Only if you meet all the requirements and our programme manager has accepted your application, will you be officially enrolled in the programme. You will receive confirmation by e-mail.
After filling in the application form, we will need the following documents:
- Curriculum Vitae/Resume
- Copy of Diploma
- Copy of Transcript
- Translation of Diploma and Transcript (not required if they are issued in English, Dutch, French or German)
- Copy of your residence permit (Non-EU citizens)
- Proof of English Proficiency
Note: you cannot save the application form online so make sure to have all your details on hand.
Students who have to apply for a residence permit for the Netherlands (non-EU/EEA students) are required to go through an immigration procedure and can only enroll for the program until the 31st of May. Please be aware that the Dutch government only provides study visa for full-time students.
Dutch, EU or EEA students can apply until the 1st of August.
Since it started, in 2003, the MICM has been accredited by the NVAO (accreditation organisation for higher education in the Netherlands and Belgium) three times: in 2004, and two renewals in 2010 and 2016.
The Academy of Masters & Professional Courses further offers incompany programmes whereby a custom programme can be tailored to the specific needs of an organization. Read more about the possibilities for incompany and tailor-made programmes.
If you have any further questions about admission requirements, enrolment or content of the program, please contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (+31) (0)70 445 8900 (Monday - Thursday from 8:30 am - 10:00 pm, Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm).
Download our brochure for more information on this programme’s content and structure.