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Maastricht University

MAASTRICHT UNIVERSITY

BASIC INFORMATION:

BRIEF HISTORY:

  • Located in Maastricht, Netherlands

  • The motto is Leading Is Learning

  • 22 383 students, including 12 534 international

  • Student: faculty ratio is approx. 9:1

  • Officially established in 1976 to expand the medical training facilities due to a lack of medical professionals

  • Founded by Sjeng Tans, a political leader in the province of Limburg, after the decision of the Dutch government

DEGREE PROGRAMMES:

BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMMES:

  • UM offers an array of 22 programmes in English, only 6 in Dutch

  • The programmes include Brain Science, Circular Engineering, Medicine, Psychology, Maastricht Science Programme

  • The application deadline varies in different programmes

  

MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMMES:

  • 46 programmes available in English, 6 in Dutch

  • Incl. 15 programmes in Medicine&Health, 13 in Natural Sciences&Mathematics

  • Programmes with specialisations: Biomedical Science, Human Movement Sciences, Psychology, Research Master in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience

Maastricht University Campus

ALUMNI:

SOME FAMOUS ALUMNI:

  • More than 92 000 alumni

  • 55% are Dutch

  • 158 different  nationalities in total

  • Approx. 61% living in the Netherlands

  • Julia Shaw (German psychologist and science writer)

  • Hanna Novosad (Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine, activist)

  • Mailis Reps (Estonian politician)

  • Kartika Liotard (member of the European Parliament)

  • Sandra Escher (Dutch psychiatrist and researcher)

  • Jean Peters (Dutch biochemist, Professor at the Biozentrum of the Uni of Basel, Switzerland)

CAMPUS INFO:

  • The UM itself does not offer housing on campus

  • Maastricht Housing is the official housing agency that provides mediation between UM students and landlords, thereby supporting students and official employees in finding qualitative and affordable housing (student rooms, alternative housing)

  • Maastricht University’s Student Services Centre (SSC) helps students with a wide range of issues related to studying and student life (application, registration, legal advice, psychologist)

  • Wide variety of sports, social activities 

  • Good healthy and inexpensive food in the UNI restaurants on campus

  • Bike rentals, shops, museums, theatres...
     

REQUIREMENTS:

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