Supply Chain Management

1 Years
Start date:
1st September.

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in a business, engineering or logistics subject
  • For non EU-students, an IELTS score of at least 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element
Tuition fees:
Please see our tuition fees page
Special remark

Commencement of Studies: September

Enrolment Deadline: July, 5th
What is this programme about

This Master of Science provides the best of 2 worlds; studying at one of the Netherlands’ leading Logistics education centres "De Vervoersacademie" at Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Venlo and at Plymouth Business School at Plymouth University, U.K.

This English study provides not only an international acknowledged and well appreciated MSc degree but also an international network and great experience!
There are 2 optional programme pathways;
MSc in International Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ILSCM)
MSc in International Procurement and Supply Chain Management (IPSCM)

The study is divided into 3 Terms of 30 EC (European credits) each;
Term 1; September - December in Venlo, The Netherlands
3 Modules
• Supply Chains and Production Control Systems
• Research Skills and economics for International Supply Chains
• Maritime Finance and Business Modelling
Term 2; January - May in Plymouth, U.K.
3 Modules
• Logistics, Supply Chains, Systems and Methods
• International Supply Chain Systems
• International Logistics Management or International Procurement Management
Term 3; May - September, location can be everywhere
- Research project
Modes of instruction
Workshops, lectures, group work, guest lecturers, assignments, seminars, group discussions, case studies, tutorials, logistic excursions (visit harbour), research project.

Information about Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Fontys University is the second largest Institute of higher education in the Netherlands, with 35.000 students and 34 different institutes. Fontys has more than 10 locations all over The Netherlands, the majority of them in the south. The Venlo location has about 1600 students and therefore it has a very informal atmosphere.

Fontys in Venlo is well-known for its specialisation in Logistics. In the 1980’s Fontys started the first National Transport Academy, which still has a very good reputation.
Venlo is part of the ‘Greenport Venlo/Agro-business-region Niederrhein’; which is the leading European region in food production and processing. This unique border region is within reach of the strongest European economic regions in the Netherlands and Germany. The Fontys campus in Venlo is situated on a green campus-like estate, ‘De Wylderbeek’, located near the banks of the ‘Meuse’ River. Currently, approximately 3,700 students study in Venlo, of whom more than 70% hail from abroad. This makes Venlo one of the most international campuses in the Netherlands.

Fontys Venlo University of Applied Sciences Venlo

Visit address
Tegelseweg 255
5912 BG Venlo
The Netherlands

Post address
Postbus 141
5900 AC Venlo
The Netherlands

phone: +31 (0)8850 76031

Programme Coordinator: Olga Kuypers-Martens


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