Universiteit Maastricht

Working at UM


Maastricht University (UM) is a young, stimulating organisation that is synonymous with innovation and the internationalisation of university education and research.

Encouraging talent and creating opportunities for innovative education and socially relevant research are UM’s biggest key values. UM seeks to be an attractive employer for curious and creative people who are ambitious and have a healthy dose of optimism and vigour.


By offering good employment conditions and a focus on career development, UM aims to attract and retain employees. It provides opportunities and encourages women's participation in science.

The university offers excellent employment benefits such as the selection model, which allows employees to adapt their employment conditions to their personal preferences and private circumstances. The university also offers flexible working hours and makes it possible to combine work with other responsibilities, such as care duties.

UM provides an innovative working environment that allows employees to make their own contributions, focus on their personal development and help shape their work.