Master International Communication Management - EN (full-time)

Location details

Location Poseidon, The Hague Campus

Johanna Westerdijkplein 109
2521 EN The Hague
+31 (0)70 - 445 8888

Good to know

These are the requirements for the Fulltime & Part-time English-taught masters

  • Bachelor degree
  • Final transcript
  • English level test score (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent)
  • 2 years relevant professional work experience 
  • Mandatory intake interview
  • Motivation Statement
  • Recommendation letter
  • Resumé / Curriculum Vitae

English language requirements
As our international Master programmes are taught entirely in English, candidates must demonstrate a good command of the English language, both spoken and written. You can view the English language requirements in this document

Contact the admissions office ( for more information.

The master International Communication Management will start on August 31th 2020.
You will follow classes on Monday and Thursday between 9 AM and 4 PM.

Tuition fee

The tuition fee is €17.925* (2020 - 2021)
Additional fee of € 500 when paying in installments. 
The book costs are not included, their estimated costs are € 550 - € 700. 

This tuition fee allows you to follow classes and exams, receive thesis supervision, and get unlimited access to our library and Internet facilities. 
 * Subject tot change

Tax benefit

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:


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.

  1. Register online for the master of your choice at: 

    You will receive a confirmation email and your log-in details for OSIRIS (our application portal).

    Application deadline:   
    EU/EEA: 31 August
    non-EU/EEA: 31 May

  2. Upload digital copies of the required documents for evaluation in OSIRIS. 
    Process time: 4 weeks for the evaluation of your required documents.

  3. After a positive evaluation you are invited for the intake interview via Skype or in person to discuss your motivation and answer questions you might have. After a positive interview you will receive the Admission info set.

  4. Your Admission is finalized after we have received your payment.

    For non-EU students only after your visa is approved.
    After we have received your payment, hardcopy bank-statement and the supporting documents, we start the application for the student visa on your behalf. Process time: 4-6 weeks. If you need an entrance visa (MVV), you can pick it up, when ready, at the Dutch embassy or consulate in your home country.

  5. Make final arrangements:
    1. Your trip to The Hague
    2. Prepare your documents to bring to NL
    3. Arrange student housing
    4. Arrange pick-up service

    University housing: provided on 'first come, first served'. Don't wait too long.

  6. Your arrival
    Mid-July you will receive information about the introduction days with the mandatory and social events. (Update COVID-19: It is clear that we will not be able to organise any introductory or intro week activities at the start of the new academic year. The Executive Board has decided to not allow any of these in September. We are asking all degree programmes and the campus team to think about alternatives for the introduction period).

    Mid-August you arrive in The Hague.
    Upon arrival we will guide you through the first steps in The Hague.
After graduating from the master International Communication Management (MICM) you will receive a Master of Arts degree (MA).
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.
If you have the chance to visit us, join a class with current students. Let us know when you are available (on working days and regular hours) and we will try to fit you in the class schedule.

• Chat with a student 
If you want to talk (through email or Skype) with a current student or one of the lecturers, just let us know. We will put you in contact with the right person.
• Open day
During the year we have several Open Days. Check the dates.
• Online information session
Join one of our sessions or check the previous one on our YouTube channel. A current student and lecturers will provide you with more indepth information about the programme.

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.

Contact the programme

If you want to visit us or have any questions related to the admission requirements, enrolment procedures or content of the programme, please contact us:
Phone: +31 (0)70 445 8900 (Monday to Friday)

Practical information for more information about what steps to take, the admission requirements and costs.

Download our brochure for more information on this programme’s content and structure.
Contact the Academy of M&PC Contact us by phone (+31) (0)70 445 8900 or by email