Universiteit Maastricht

School of Business and Economics


All exchange students must be officially nominated by their home university. The selection process varies from university to university. Please visit the International Relations Office of your home university to get nominated for the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics exchange programme.

Please click here to find an overview of our partner universities.  

Please note that we will only accept students if they follow their major in Economics or Business. Bachelor students need to have completed at least two semesters of relevant study before they start their exchange programme.

The application deadline for the Fall 2014 - 2015 semester is 15 May 2014.

The application deadline for the Spring 2014 - 2015 semester is 15 October 2014.

Please note that in order to apply for exchange at SBE, you first need to register at Maastricht University (UM). After completion of the initial registration form, you will receive an email containing the user ID and password which you need for the application to SBE. Please note that your user ID and Password will be blocked if you do not complete the application form within 7 days after the registration.


If you have any questions concerning your registration and application at Maastricht University, please contact us via iro-incoming-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl. Always mention your Maastricht University “user ID number”(starts with I60*****) in your emails to us. 


If you want to change any information on your application form, please do not complete a new form and certainly do not withdraw your application, but inform us about the change via iro-incoming-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl and we will process the change in our system.

Online application

Before you start your online application, please make sure that you have a digital copy of all required documents at hand to finish your application:


  • Passport Photo
  • Copy Passport (valid until at least one month after the end of your registration period at Maastricht University, SBE). For EU citizens a copy of their identity (ID) card is sufficient.
  • Latest academic transcript from current study, in English and certified
  • Bachelor Degree/Statement 180 ECTS (Master level only)

Without these documents a delay in your student exchange application will occur.

For detailed guidelines on how to register and apply at Maastricht University please click here.

Please do not forget to accept the admission on the end.