Minimum recommendations for property managers



In order to be fully compliant with the Eureduc recommendations, the programme should preferably amount to at least 120 ECTS (*) in a high vocational school, business school or university.
The following may also be taken into consideration: an equivalent programme of minimum 120 ECTS in a high vocational school, business school, university, or in a school awarding a diploma of company manager, or in a post-secondary school for social advancement, or an equivalent course delivered on a part-time or distant learning basis.
On successful completion, there will be a diploma, certificate or other evidence of formal qualification, awarded by a State recognised Body or education Establishment designated in accordance with its own laws, regulations or administrative provisions.

(*) ECTS : European Credit Transfer System
For national or policy reasons, one may, in addition, express references in hours.



from 10 to 20 ECTS

Property, planning, contracts, taxation

Economics, Bookkeeping and Investing in Real Estate

from 7 to 14 ECTS

Types of investments, actual developments in public policy pertaining real estate, property appraisal systems, integral quality care and property qualification systems/programme of demands, property indices (performance measuring systems), financing investments - financing and yield calculations - financial arithmetic, Economics, Bookkeeping.


from 10 to 20 ECTS

Portfolio management, property management, asset management (facility management), residential real estate, office buildings, shops and shopping centres, parking lots. Introduction, maintenance policy, property management, life cycle of real estate, long-range maintenance planning, inspection, measuring technical quality, mechanical/technical and data installations

Structural Building Engineering  

from 15 to 30 ECTS

Building and development projects, building law and regulations, building defects

Information, Communication (+data processing) and Ethics

from 7 to 14 ECTS


- Educational programmes amounting to less than 120 ECTS will be taken into account provided that the establishments will justify students’ previous relevant experience (stages and/or previous studies) that will compensate the credits missing.
- Educational programmes that do not present any ECTS within a CEPI suggested category will be taken into account provided that they are relevant within the national context.
- All the establishments should strive to adapt their programmes to the CEPI recommendations (at least 120 ECTS and within them 60 ECTS should cover the subjects required by CEPI) in order to pursue a streamlining of educational contents on real estate taught all over Europe.