Exchange programmes

Fontys International Campus Venlo offers students from its partner universities a range of possibilities to study a semester in Venlo. We are pleased to invite exchange students from our partner universities to temporarily join our learning community.

Economics, management, marketing, language & culture

Emoji IBMS

Minor International Business Management

The minor International Business Management prepares students for a world-class business career. We will invite our students to virtually enter multinational companies, and confront them with real life decisions CEO’s and marketing managers face in daily life.

English Language, European Culture and Marketing

Combine language, culture and marketing in this thrilling exchange programme. Boost your written and spoken English skills. At the same time you will be introduced to marketing concepts and European culture.

Minor Business in and with Europe

How can internationally active companies be successful in Europe; a culturally and geographically diverse business environment? This question is at the heart of this minor course in Venlo, a major logistic hotspot of Europe.

Minor Value through Services

More than 75% of the economic value created in developed countries originates from services. More than 80% of the workforce is employed in services. Do you want stay ahead of the pack? Than the minor Value through Services is the way to go!

Emoji IBMS

International Business

In times of increasing global competition many companies operate globally. But how do you decide on which markets to operate? How do you finance such undertakings? How do you hire the right internationally qualified employees? You will learn to answer these questions during International Business.

Emoji International Marketing

International Marketing

Designing an exciting marketing campaign for the new iPhone, organising a press conference for Greenpeace or conducting market research on which emotions are associated with eating ice cream. All these are examples of something a marketing professional does. As a marketer you know exactly what triggers consumers.

Emoji International Business Economics

International Finance & Control

During International Finance & Control you will learn how to deal with all kinds of money-related questions within companies. How can we raise our profits? How can we finance the new machinery we intent to buy? How do I keep track of all the money flows which enter and exit the company.

Emoji International Fresh Business Management

International Fresh Business Management

To find fresh products in today’s supermarkets is regarded as absolutely normal. How are these products produced, packed, traded, transported and sold? Who ‘develops’ new food concepts? Answering these questions and many more, is what you learn about in the minor International Fresh Business Management.


Introduction Informatics (first year, fall semester)

This exchange programme will teach you all the basics about Informatics. Students will gain wide knowledge and competences in the Information Technology domain, providing a perfect starting point for further steps in the world of software analysis and development. Aspects of both software engineering and Business Informatics are covered.

Introduction Informatics (first year, spring semester)

This exchange programme will give you a thorough introduction in Software Engineering. Actually it’s the second semester of an Informatics bachelor programme. All aspects of the software development lifecycle are discussed.  A project in which a web application is developed from scratch is the central module in this semester.

Software Engineering Foundations (second year)

This exchange programme will give you insight in some more advanced Software Engineering concepts. It’s actually the third semester of an Informatics bachelor programme. Several software engineering topics will be discussed in more detail, like modelling using design patterns, network fundamentals, requirements engineering, algorithms and data structures.  

Minor Smart Innovation

The Minor Smart Innovation gives students an opportunity to experience innovative research. The purpose of the minor is to gain a multidisciplinary view of innovation and how it is applied to research as well as thourough understanding and knowledge about how to carry out research.


Minor Customs Management in International Business

The Western European countries with large ports, such as Rotterdam, Hamburg, Bremen and Antwerp, have become the most attractive locations for importing and exporting to the EU, including customs procedures as customs clearance and inspection. To remain a Gateway to Europe, it is very important that this part of international trade is facilitated so that the regulatory burden and the (logistics) time lost in the supply chain are as short as possible.

Minor E-preneurship, E-commerce & E-fulfilment

With the heavy growth in e-commerce and the ICT maturity required, most new supply chain developments originate in the e-commerce sector. Robotics, 3D printing, same-day delivery, drones and pick-up points are just a few. The minor provides the knowledge needed to develop distinctive strategies for online sales, and stimulates the entrepreneurial spirit needed for successful business.

Warehousing - From Strategy to Operations (first year, fall semester)

This programme is a full semester course from the general Bachelor curriculum. Starting with a 4-week general to logistics which focuses on the role of logistics in its whole. The logistics playing field is explained together with a number of basic concepts including goods flow, information flow and money flow (known as business economics). Finally, attention is paid to management & organisation aspects within the logistics playing field.


Minor Integrated Product Development

The development of more complex products is a multidisciplinary activity in which all aspects of the entire lifecycle of the product need to be considered, including marketing, user centred aspects, integration of systems, design for manufacture, end of life processing etc. Multidisciplinary teams consisting of people with different backgrounds and nationalities each with their own specialization and priorities, (e.g. marketing people, industrial designers, engineers, mechatronics-engineers, researchers). work together to create a successful product.