Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences

Both at home and throughout Europe, FHML is one of the most renowned institutes of its kind. We stand for cutting edge research and education, and pride ourselves on rapidly incorporating the latest developments and insights, and methods into our programmes. We also believe strongly in multidisciplinarity, looking at each topic from different angles and ensuring that the different specialists always work in close collaboration. More, FHML is always looking beyond borders. International healthcare is high on our agenda, and our work regularly transcends national boundaries, both in research and in education.

We are working hard to achieve our goal of being a international centre of expertise, and integrated health campus bringing together both knowledge institutions and the business world. Everything here revolves around life and health. FHML is part of the Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+), and works closely with the Maastricht academic hospital azM.


  • ehealth

    E-health application for chronic bowel disease a success

    Saturday, July 15, 2017

    The e-health application MyIBDcoach has resulted in a 50% reduction in the number of hospital admissions, fewer out-patient visits and better medication compliance in patients with chronic inflammatory bowel conditions such as Crohn’s disease (MUMC+ news).

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  • European Project BONE: Eliminating the need for repeat surgery

    Monday, July 10, 2017

    A European transnational consortium led by Maastricht University (UM) will spend the next four years developing innovative bone implants.

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  • Diabetes medicine shown to have beneficial effect on blood vessels

    Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Remarkable results of international REMOVAL study (MUMC+ news).


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  • DNA

    DNA of soldiers with PTSD offers less protection against trauma

    Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    The DNA of soldiers who develop symptoms of PTSD after deployment to a war zone gives them less protection against traumatic experiences.

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  • Fewer phlebotomies needed thanks to medication

    Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Gastric ulcer drug shown to have alternative application (MUMC+ news).

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  • TOMA

    First graduates of Biomedicine and Biophysics double degree programme

    Friday, June 30, 2017 Read more