ICM is a two-year programme (3rd and 4th year) resulting in a degree (in specific cases a one-year programme is also possible, for more information, please contact us). During term 5 and 6 one studies in the Netherlands, while term 7 is dedicated to a work placement in the Netherlands. There are two varieties of term 8: one may graduate either in Groningen or at one’s home institute. In the latter case, the graduation work is evaluated by lecturers from the home institute as well as from Hanze University of Applied Sciences (Hanze UAS) Groningen.
The ICM programme’s main objective is to provide education that enables graduates to work as managers of building and civil engineering projects all over Europe.
The graduate is able to fulfil tasks in all of the construction process’ phases.
The graduate can cooperate and communicate with all the persons involved in the process. The graduate is able to fully appreciate the various differences between construction engineering in his native country and in other countries, particularly in the Netherlands.
Structure of ICM programme
Students of ICM partners follow the next course structure:
Semester 1 study at home institution
Semester 2 study at home institution
Semester 3 study at home institution
Semester 4 study at home institution
Semester 5 theory course at Hanze UAS
Semester 6 theory course at Hanze UAS
Semester 7 industrial training The Netherlands
Semester 8 final project in home country for home institution (and optional for Hanze UAS) or in Groningen for NON-EU students
Please use the following link for the Study programme.
Students who study 1 or 2 semesters of the theory course receive a transcript of records according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) of the studied course units.
3 semesters ICM: ICM certificate
Students who fulfil the requirements of the 3-semester ICM exchange programme receive the ICM certificate.
3 semesters ICM + Final Project: diploma of Hanze Hanze UAS.
Students who have successfully completed the 3 -semester ICM exchange programme and the Final Project, and also have obtained the diploma of their home institution (= 1st degree) will be rewarded with the diploma “Civiel Technisch Ingenieur” of the Hanze Hanze UAS (= 2nd degree).
Graduates have the right to carry the title of ‘ingenieur’, abbreviated ‘ing’ before the name.
The level of the final examination is comparable with the final examination for a BSc degree in the United Kingdom and the United States.