Who are they?
Located in the heart of Europe, Maastricht University is the most international university in the Netherlands. Almost half of their students and one third of their academic staff come from abroad, representing over 100 different nationalities! Wow!
However, most of Maastricht's study programmes are taught in English and that’s just another good reason why Maastricht is such a great choice.
The university stands out for its international character and is highly praised for its approach to research and education. High-quality research and study programmes, as well as a strong focus on social engagement, means UM has quickly built up a solid reputation. Today it is considered one of the best young universities in the world.
What can you study?
There is a wide range of nationally and internationally renowned programs on offer helping you find a degree that suits your interests. Choose from subjects including:
Business, Economics, Finance, Computer Science, Information Technology, Physics, chemistry, Nursing, , Physiotherapy, Politics, Sociology, History, Media and Communications, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Biological Sciences, Literature, Philosophy, Psychology and Law.
The university has pioneered an education model called Problem-Based Learning (PBL) which gets students not only to learn their subject, but also to actively develop their talents and interests, as well as skills such as self-reliance, assertiveness and problem-solving capacities.
It is also very well known for developing internationally minded students who are ready for future global challenges.
1. Maastricht University ranks 128th in the latest edition of the Times Higher Education in the World University Rankings 2. Maastricht University offers interactive education 3. Maastricht University has 53% international students