Construction Management and Engineering

The master’s degree program Construction Management and Engineering (CME) is offered by the Built Environment (BE) and Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences (IE&IS) departments, with their distinctive research-driven and project-oriented approach to education. In this interdepartmental program the focus is Smart Cities: using urban/building sciences and management and innovation sciences to develop solutions for smart urban development. CME graduation projects are closely related to ongoing research projects in the BE and IE&IS departments.


The two-year CME degree program is also part of the 4TU Federation, consisting of the four universities of Technology  in the Netherlands. The CME degree program is coordinated between the three universities Eindhoven University, Delft University, and University Twente, with the possibility of taking elective courses at each location.

CME rankings

The TU-Eindhoven CME program was ranked highest amongst the other programs by Elsevier studies 2017 and in the Keuzegids Master 2018.


Characteristics of the program

The vision of the Graduate School (the Masterprogram is part of it) is that students develop a personalized education program. Therefore the Masterprogram CME offers you

  • a series of courses and projects with a lot of flexibility and multidisciplinary opportunities 
  • the possibility to gain international experience
  • educations in soft skills, such as creativity and communication skills in the curriculum

Admission, enrollment and tuition fees

If you have more general questions about admission and enrollment or tuition fees, the International Office is more than happy to answer your questions.

If you want to know more about the Master's program Construction Management and Engineering, please feel free to contact the department's Academic Office

NVAO accreditation

This program is legally recognized and accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO).