1. Personal approach with Problem-Based Learning
Students at UM learn in small tutorial groups, which means you participate actively and acquire essential skills for your future. Tutors typically know you by first name and are always accessible and approachable. ?More about Problem-Based learning
3. Most international university in the Netherlands
Most of our programmes are also on offer in English, and 49% of our students and nearly 40% of our staff come from abroad. This makes UM the most international university in the Netherlands.
Our multidisciplinary research, from growing human tissue to exploring sustainability issues, provides a fertile breeding ground that feeds into our education. Academics are heavily involved in teaching, and interested students have a range of options for getting involved in research themselves. ?To Research
5. Amongst the best young universities worldwide
UM is the fifth best young university worldwide, according to the 2018 edition of the Times Higher education ranking for young universities. In other rankings, too, UM consistently achieves good scores: in 2018, UM placed 15th in the QS ranking for universities younger than 50 years.??To Rankings & accreditations
6. Educational innovation
We are continually working to improve our educational methodology in the UM Edlab, which also supports tutors and provides excellence programmes for students. To EDLAB?
7. The heart of Europe
Maastricht lies at the southernmost tip of the Netherlands, in the very heart of Europe. In just a few hours’ time you can be in Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris or London, and several airports are within an hour’s drive. ?To Life@UM
8. The city of Maastricht
From cinemas, theatres and hundreds of cafes, bars and restaurants to a brand new sports centre and state-of-the-art study facilities under construction at the Tapijn site – Maastricht is a living city with a historic centre. And every academic year kicks off with an unforgettable Inkom week. ?To Life@UM
9. Honours programmes
For students who like an extra challenge, we offer a suite of honours programmes: Premium, MaRBle and Honours+. To EDLAB?
10. Finding a job
Research by the UM Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) shows that some 96% of graduates are working in a?paid job within a few years of graduating (Maastricht University graduate surveys 2017). Read the report?