Universiteit Maastricht

Maastricht Graduate School of Governance

as of 1 September 2015:

Boschstraat 24
6211 AX Maastricht

The Maastricht Graduate School of Governance covers all aspects of governance in domestic and global organizations, from risk assessment to policy analysis, design and evaluation.

More specifically, the School prepares professionals and researchers for policy analysis, risk assessment, policy design, policy monitoring, policy evaluation and methods and techniques of policy research.

The Maastricht Graduate School of Governance was founded in September 2004 at Maastricht University. In January 2011, the School became part of the United Nations University, strengthening further its international training and research network while building on the expertise of UNU-MERIT, the Maastricht based research institute of the UNU.

Student for a day

The Student for a Day experience will help you get a taste of our Master's programme first-hand by spending a day at our School, attending a lecture or a tutorial, or simply meeting current students or the course coordinator. One of our current students will accompany you during the whole experience. He or she will introduce you to the programme, the content, fellow students and more. Register here

Next Master's Open Day: 20 February 2016

Location: Boschstraat 24 / Time: 10:00 -16:00

Are you looking for a master’s programme with an international classroom and a global perspective? Our next Master’s Open Day will take place on Saturday 20 February 2016.

More information and registration >>

For more information about the Master's Open Day, please visit this page

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The United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) is a research and training institute of United Nations University and Maastricht University, based in the south of the Netherlands.

The institute explores the social, political and economic factors that drive technological innovation, with a particular focus on creation, diffusion and access to knowledge.

Overall the institute functions as a unique research centre and graduate school for around 100 PhD fellows and 100 Master students. It is also a UN think tank addressing a broad range of policy questions on science, innovation and democratic governance.

Multimedia resources:

UNU-MERIT channel trailer

UNU-MERIT 2012-2013 report

UNU-MERIT in 10 slides