Sometimes knowledge alone isn’t enough. In your career, you’ll need to be able to work independently, be assertive and solve problems. To prepare you for this, all FASoS programmes use the education model known as Problem-Based Learning (PBL). Watch the video to see what our students say about this.
Our students on Problem-Based Learning
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Since the Experience Days at FASoS have been cancelled, we would like to offer you several online resources which can give you a feel of what it is like to study at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and provide you with some answers to questions you might have. You can visit a Virtual Open Day, compare our bachelor's programmes or make an online personal appointment for more information about the programme of your choice.
Application deadlines for academic year 2020-2021:
- EU/EEA students: 1 August 2020
- Non-EU/EEA students: 1 June 2020
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Keuzegids masters 2019
In the annual Keuzegids Masters FASoS has two designated ‘top study programmes’: the Research master in Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology and the Research master in European Studies. This quality label is given only to those programmes that receive a score of 76 or higher in the Keuzegids assessment.
Sometimes knowledge alone isn’t enough. In your career, you’ll need to be able to work independently, be assertive and solve problems. To prepare you for this, Maastricht University makes use of an education model known as Problem-Based Learning (PBL).
FASoS Student Ambassadors
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers you 10 Master's programmes. Each programme has an Ambassador that will keep you informed about the study and share his/her stories about life in Maastricht.
Interviews with students and alumni
Thierry Bleijswijk, alumnus BA European Studies, current MA student Public Policy and Human Development
Thierry Bleijswijk has been a volunteer with the Netherlands Red Cross for four years. He usually works at music festival Pinkpop or André Rieu concerts, but he’s currently doing volunteer work at the hospital.
Lieke van den Krommenacker, alumna Arts and Sciences
Somewhere deep down inside, Lieke van den Krommenacker (39) always knew what she wanted to do with her life. But more than once, she let herself be swayed by… well, by what, exactly? Following other people’s dreams and expectations? Lieke was interviewed by Observant.
Koen Beumer, Alumnus Arts and Sciences
FASoS alumnus Koen Beumer has been interviewed by Observant. In 2003, he was interviewed by Observant to tell about his future dreams. In today’s article, he reflects on what dreams he mentioned back then have been fulfilled.
Guiseppe Noteborn, Student MA Politics and Society
Master Politics and Society student Guiseppe Noteborn was interviewed by Observant for the column ‘Zing, vecht, huil, bid, lach, werk en bewonder’. He talks about his membership of the VVD Maastricht, what he likes to do in his free time and his studies at FASoS.