The SmartBite team, consisting of UM students Onno Akkermans, Mitch Spronck and Pegah Keshaniyan, won the second Top Sector Chemistry Student Competition on 1 December during CHAINS 2015. The team members, all students in the Maastricht Science Programme, developed a sensor to detect awake bruxism, or teeth grinding during the day. They were each presented with a €1,000 cheque.
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The interactive and challenging way of acquiring theory and practice in courses, skills training and projects will not only provide you with the necessary knowledge and skill set to succeed in your future master's programme or afterwards in the workplace. Our hands-on approach will make studying science again what it should be: the thrill and fun of discovery.
The fact that all courses are taught in English does not solely define the international character of Maastricht Science Programme. Staff and students come from all parts of the world to study and live in Maastricht. Together they represent over 40 nationalities. It is all part of the inspiring and stimulating environment we like to offer, one which not only challenges you intellectually, but also empowers your personal development.
Maastricht University (UM) has ranked among the top 10 in the Times Higher Education (THE) 100 Under 50 ranking for the third year running, making it the sixth best young university in the world. The list was revealed on 29 April at the Young Universities Summit in Dublin, where Rector Magnificus Prof. Luc Soete gave the keynote lecture.
After three years at Maastricht Science Programme and 180 ECTS you qualify for an internationally recognized Bachelor of Science diploma. You might opt for leaving the university and getting a job. But you can also apply for a master’s programme in the Netherlands or abroad. Graduates of Maastricht Science Programme have enrolled in all sorts of master’s programmes. Some have stayed on at Maastricht University, while others have moved on to other universities, such as: EPFL, Switzerland, University College London, UK, University of Cambridge, UK, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden.
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Maastricht Science Programme is a selective programme for motivated and ambitious science students who want to obtain a bachelor of science degree.
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