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International Communication Management

The University of the Dutch Caribbean

48 months
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The International Communication Management program at The University of the Dutch Caribbean is for students who want to work in Public Affairs, Corporate Communication or Journalism. This 4-year Bachelor consists of these three majors that share a large part of the basic curriculum, be it working with assignments of their own field and separate perspectives.


The International Communication Management  program at The University of the Dutch Caribbean has offered higher education since 1997. Currently the UDC offers a Bachelor in Business Administration with 8 different majors and a Bachelor of Laws (HBO – Rechten) with two majors. The UDC is conveniently located in Landhuis Groot Davelaar in Willemstad. The UDC is known for its community of learners, a close connection to lecturers that earned and earn their credits inthe field of their teaching.


The Dutch Caribbean region has plenty of job vacancies searching for communication professionals. In the fast pace changing world of social media, corporate communication, journalism and public relations highly educated professionals are sought after, but employers are forced to turn to either people who did their education abroad (The Netherlands, USA) or hire people from different fields and train them on the job.

Programme Structure

Communication Specialism in the Bachelor program:

  • Public Affairs combines government relations, media communications, issue management, corporate and social responsibility, information dissemination and strategic communications advice. Practitioners build and maintain a strong reputation and find common ground with stakeholders.
  • Business Communication entails the sharing of information between people within an enterprise that is performed for the commercial benefit refer to how a company shares information to promote its product or services to potential consumers.
  • Journalism is a well-known profession, but there are many different aspects. From data-reporting to TV broadcast, photography to social media publication and radio hosting. All these aspects will be part of the curriculum.
  • Key information


    • Full-time
      • 48 months

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    240 ECTS


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    Academic requirements

    We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • ICM will be taught in English, a test will be part of the intake procedure. Generally speaking an IELTS-level of 6,5 or a 70 TOEFL is required. Emphasis is on reading and listening skills. Students can participate in an enhanced course if their English is not fully up to par. Advanced courses English for Communication Professionals will be part of the regular curriculum.
    • Students will be allowed to hand in their professional products in English, Dutch, Papiamentu and Spanish, to cater for the needs of their envisioned work field.

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