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. FHML works in close cooperation with Maastricht UMC+ (MUMC+).


  • Limburg Alzheimer’s Centre: Decades of work on dementia

    Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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  • forensica

    Forensics at UM: broad, innovative and multidisciplinary

    Thursday, September 9, 2021

    With no fewer than three forensics chairs, Maastricht University is unique in the Netherlands. Bela Kubat, professor of Forensic Pathology, Paul Hofman, professor of Forensic and Post-mortem Radiology, and Wilma Duijst, professor of Forensic Medicine and Health-Related Criminal Law, discuss the developments in their field.

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  • Hiking Fundraising Alzheimer

    Hiking Fundraising Alzheimer Centrum Limburg 2021

    Friday, August 13, 2021

    The Alzheimer Centrum Limburg is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and four PhD students have organized a hiking fundraising for this. From 1 to the 21st of September, until World Alzheimer’s day, we will walk 20 kilometers together with colleagues from the Alzheimer Centrum Limburg!

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  • ronit shiri-sverdlov

    Food is family

    Wednesday, August 4, 2021

    What she eats matters less to her than who her tablemates are. Ronit Shiri-Sverdlov, professor of Inflammation and Metabolic Health , is happiest when eating at home with her family. The chef is whoever feels like cooking, the food is whatever they happen to have on hand. Usually something simple, unless it’s a holiday, when they pull out all the stops. “Jewish tradition means a lot to me. The thought that during Passover and other holidays my family is sitting around the table in Israel just as we are here is exciting for me.”

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  • Marieke van den Beuken

    Resolute late bloomer

    Wednesday, July 7, 2021

    Marieke van den Beuken–van Everdingen was 49 when she obtained her PhD and 56 when she became professor of Palliative Medicine. “It took a while for me to find my feet. And in my day, internal medicine was still mainly a man’s world, which didn’t help either.” Here she talks about quality of life, flying from Eindhoven to Maastricht and meeting former health minister Els Borst.

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  • Be Open

    Let’s be open and honest, animal testing remains necessary

    Thursday, July 1, 2021 Read more

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Visiting address
 Universiteitssingel 60
 6229 ER Maastricht

Postal address
P.O. Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht

+31 43 388 5655