University type: universities
University status: public
6211 LK Maastricht
Phone: +31 43 388 2222
Maastricht University (UM), the most international university in the
Netherlands, stands out for its innovative approach to learning and
international outlook. With almost 16,000 students and 4,000 staff, UM
offers a wide choice of academic programmes, all of which are designed
to bring out the best in its students.
Maastricht University has used Problem-Based Learning (PBL) ever since
it was founded and has been an expert in this field for over 35 years.
PBL is more than just acquiring knowledge; it's about exchanging
knowledge in a challenging and effective way. Maastricht University
makes the difference. With unique Europe-focused and
international-oriented programmes. After all, UM is "Leading in
Researchers at UM work in multidisciplinary teams and in close
cooperation with international institutes, business and industry. Our
high-quality researchers have attracted international attention by
taking the lead in several large European research projects. However,
we're not stopping there. Maastricht University's research portfolio
continues to attract national and international top researchers. But we
also believe in young talent. That's why UM integrates research into
every level of our education.
European and international while maintaining ties to the region
UM can easily call itself the most international university in
the Netherlands, almost 45% of our students and more than 30% of our
teaching staff come from abroad. Most of our programmes are taught in
English and European and international themes are deeply rooted in
research and education. That creates an international atmosphere that's
attractive to Dutch as well as international students and employees.