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International Facility Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Groningen, Netherlands
Does working in a hotel, hospital, the event, catering or security business appeal to you? Or, alternatively, working as a purchasing, project, services or workplace manager? Is creating a sustainable and pleasant (work) environment your goal? Then International Facility Management from Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen is the right programme for you. 
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Every person needs a pleasant, safe and well equipped environment to live, work and to relax in. At home, you can create your own living environment, perfectly catered to your own needs. Most people however spend a great deal of their time in public places or buildings where there are other people about: at work, at school, or at the local sports club. It's a Facility Management Professionals job to organise good facilities in such places.

Job​ Prospects

First, you have an International Facility Management from Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (bachelor of Business Administration) degree. Secondly, Facility Managers can fulfil various executive positions: Head of Facility Services, Hospitality Manager, New Development Project Manager, Real Estate professional, Catering Manager, Events Project Manager, Head of Security & ICT and Purchasing Manager. There are plenty of job opportunities for Facility Management graduates all over the world. An extra possibility is that IFM students have the possibility to do a master's degree in one year.​

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • What is Facility Management?
  • Control Processes
  • The Workplace and Sustainable Buildings
  • Services
  • Development of New Services
  • People and Building
  • Purchasing and Supply Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Verification of identity. If you have a DigiD and give authorisation for your identity to be verified in the national Persons Database (BRP), this step in the enrolment process is automated.
  • Verification of previous education. You must present proof that you hold a certificate/diploma that grants admission to the programme concerned, accompanied by a list of marks. 
  • Payment of tuition fee.
  • Digital passport photo for student ID card. 
  • Registration in the national Persons Database. 
  • Legal residence. This is an additional requirement for students who are not Dutch nationals.
  • Work-related or other criteria. 

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    7700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7700 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Groningen

  • 750 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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