Why study facility management at NHTV Breda

  • Personalised coaching
  • Experiencing all different aspects of the business via in-school training company Sibelicious
  • Practice-oriented learning through close collaboration with the industry
  • 85% of our graduates are (very) satisfied with this programme. 83% would recommend it to family and friends (source: HBO monitor)
  • International classroom, approximately 15% international students 
  • You get the best out of yourself with our Management Development Programme
  • Room for creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship
  • 3 international study trips

Top place in rankings

According to Keuzegids HBO 2015 (Dutch) NHTV is the best large university of applied sciences in the Netherlands. Keuzegids HBO 2015 also  ranked the Creative Business / International Media and Entertainment Management programme first in its own category.

In the annual ranking of Elsevier this programme also ranked a top place in its own category. See here for the results.

Our students also voted this programme No.1 in its category in the Nationale Studenten-enquête 2016 (Student Survey). For more information see the results.


International Facility Management has been awarded a label of excellence for close collaboration with the facility management industry by the Dutch Government and has received an international accreditation by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA).

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has recognised NHTV as a BIFM centre, the first one in mainland Europe. As a result, NHTV is qualified to award the level 5 diploma in Facilities Management to its students of International Real Estate and Facility Management.

The Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO) has awarded International Real Estate and Facility Management furthermore with the distinctive feature of ‘Internationalisation’.

Why Chris chose Facility Management in Breda

At first, I wanted to study International Hotel Management, but I reconsidered my choice and chose for Facility Management.

Read more about his student life.