Do you already have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in marketing, communication or journalism? Then we have great news! Take our new one-year course in International Communication & Media and graduate as a full-blown international communication expert.

Practice makes perfect

In this short programme, you will take all of the courses in English, together with a group of international students.

You will be taught by our own lecturers as well as by international professionals. An excellent opportunity to build up an international network.


Acquire a detailed understanding of the communication specialist’s profession. Prove that your communication plans work in a final project with an (international) business partner. Go international for your internship! Peru, New York, Shanghai, South Africa, New Zealand, ... Where do you want to study?

Specific diploma requirements

In addition to the general admission requirements for English bachelor programmes, these are the specific diploma requirements for the abbreviated/ one-year degree

Additional evaluation by study counsellor based on Earlier Obtained Qualifications (EOQ) for students with a Bachelor’s OR Master’s degree in:

  • Ba/Ma in Strategy and planning in Communication
  • Ba/Ma in Business and Society
  • Ba/Ma in Creation
  • Ba/Ma in Communication skills.

Additional evaluation by study counsellor based on Earlier Obtained Qualifications (EOQ) and Earlier Obtained Credits (EOC) for students with at least 120 ECTS-credits (exempted EOQ), proving experience/expertise/competence in:

  • Strategy and planning in Communication
  • Business and Society


Semester 1

Standard program

  • Expert Classes: The Future of Communication Technology (5 ECTS)
  • Expert Classes Brand Communication (4 ECTS)
  • Certificates in Digital Communication & Marketing (3 ECTS)
  • Lab International Communication Management (6 ECTS)
  • Writing & Presentation: Expert Skills (3 ECTS)
  • Basic Skills: Graphic Design (3 ECTS)
  • Expert Skills: Graphic Design (3 ECTS)
  • Expert Skills: Media (3 ECTS)


  • Survival Dutch (3 ECTS)
  • Frans 5 (3 ECTS)
  • Engels 5 (3 ECTS)


  • Intercultural Communication (3 ECTS)
  • Media & Diversity (3 ECTS)
  • Ethical managerial problem-solving (4 ECTS)
  • International Project 3 (3 ECTS)
  • Regional and City Marketing (3 ECTS)
  • International Media (3 ECTS)
  • Introduction to the Regional Focus North-America (3 ECTS)
  • Mobile & Social Media Storytelling (3 ECTS)

Semester 2

Internship XL - International Communication (30 ECTS)

Program taught in:
  • English (US)
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Last updated July 31, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2020
1 year
6,100 EUR
per year, non-EEA-member state students. All students from an EEA-member state pay a fixed component of € 242.8 and a variable component of € 11.6 per credit. For a full year programme of 60 credits, the total registration fee is € 938.8.
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