WCM Summer School 2024 – apply for June 14th! (deadline extended)

Are you a young professional (within 10 years after graduation) or technical Master/PhD student or, with a special interest in Maintenance Management & Engineering, then apply to the 13th edition (before June 14th) of our WCM Summer School 2024 (July 29th – August 2nd, 2024) and challenge yourself in our exciting program. 

“Challenge yourself in our multi-disciplinary Summer School on Maintenance Management & Engineering. Satisfy intellectual curiosity, gain new professional skills in the area of Maintenance and extend your professional network by joining the WCM Summer School″ (prof. dr. H. Akkermans, and director World Class Maintenance)

Please click here for a short movie about the WCM Summer School (Dutch)

You will learn about the exciting world of maintenance with all its aspects through our workshops on state of the art maintenance tools and approaches. Knowledge gained will be applied immediately as your analytical skills and creativity will be tested to its limits when you are solving the problems presented in our real life case study.

Royal Schiphol Group case

Royal Schiphol Group will provide a real business case on asset management at a major airport. Royal Schiphol Group has a significant project portfolio that includes expansion projects as well as major renovation projects. The main question and challenge for you during the summer school is to think about how Royal Schiphol Group can optimise its asset management processes for its renovation projects. These improvements should help to speed up maintenance and the modernisation of Schiphol Airport while it continues to operate. The results of your work will help Royal Schiphol Group to create maximum value for its stakeholders.


You will cooperate with other participants and you will be guided by our team of top professors in maintenance. On the last day your group will present will present solutions to the problems posed in the case study and a winner will be selected by a jury of representatives from industry and academia.


Besides lectures and work, we have also planned a company visit, a leadership training and a couple of social events; you are guaranteed to meet interesting people and have a lot of fun as well!

Please click here for the application form and more information about the application procedure.