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Logistics Management - International Fresh Business Management, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Venlo, Netherlands
The Logistics Management - International Fresh Business Management programme of Fontys University of Applied Sciences has small classes, where the lecturer will know you. Besides regular classes you will do different researches, presentations and work on projects. 
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The Logistics Management - International Fresh Business Management programme of Fontys University of Applied Sciences follows a chain of further processing steps, the so called Fresh Supply Chain. The product will be further processed, repackaged, refined and appear in commercials. Many steps and people are involved, until a product eventually lands on the table of the consumer.

What do you focus on in International Fresh Business Management?

  • The fresh supply chain
  • How fresh products are processed
  • Finding out what kind of fresh products consumers want, and what you should do to get it to them
  • Market research and analysis
  • Developing strategic marketing plans
  • Organizing the flow of fresh produce from seed to plate
  • Paying attention to buying, organization, production, transport planning and packaging
  • Building long term relations with satisfied suppliers and customers
  • Acquiring basic knowledge in fresh business, research skills, management skills, communication skills and Foreign Language

Professional perspective

After your studies the world of Fresh Business will be open to you. No matter what you do, the study course International Fresh Business Management has provided you with the required know-how to meet the challenges of the economic chain and the chain of goods in the fresh industry. Our graduates find jobs in any business in the fresh supply chain, from suppliers of agricultural raw materials to food and flower retail. Relevant sectors include agriculture, horticulture and fisheries, agri- and food wholesale, food and beverage processing, food and flower retail, garden centers, food service and agri- and food consultancy agencies.

Jobs our graduates work in:

  • Product Developer
  • Quality Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Value Chain Manager
  • Export Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Consultant

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:

  • Project: Market Research
  • Fresh Business Knowledge
  • Fresh Business
  • Fresh Supply Chains
  • Fresh Economics
  • Research Skills

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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    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

  • For Dutch students: VWO-, HAVO- or MBO-diploma
  • For German students: Fachabitur or Abitur (Fachhochschulreife or Allgemeine Hochschulreife)
  • For students of other nationalities: senior high school diploma/ GCE or equivalent e.g. the British GCE A-levels or GCSE grades A, B or C, International Baccalaureate, the French Baccalaureat or the American High School (top stream or plus 1 year college)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7680 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7680 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 Venlo

  • 780 - 1160 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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