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+).


  • alumni yoybergs

    Yoy, lecturer and researcher Breda University of Applied Sciences

    Monday, March 20, 2023

    Yoy Bergs started the master’s programme Work, Health and Career with a bachelor in International Facility Management. During her bachelor, she discovered that the workplace has an effect on employees’ wellbeing. This sparked her interest to pursue a master specialised in work and health.

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  • sabine van rijt MERLN

    Making more bone about it

    Saturday, March 18, 2023

    A new type of biomaterial for bone cancer patients. Based on nanoparticles and polymers the composite material will kill remaining cancer cells and instruct the body to regrow surgically removed bone. MERLN’s Sabine van Rijt has won the prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant for her Nano4Bone research project.

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  • Gera Nagelhout

    “People just want to be treated like people”

    Tuesday, March 7, 2023

    Gera Nagelhout is, in many respects, not a typical professor. She was the first in her family to attend university, and at the age of 34 was appointed endowed professor of Health and Wellbeing of People with a Lower Socioeconomic Position.

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  • Taking microscopy to the next level in Maastricht

    Thursday, February 23, 2023

    Taking microscopy to the next level in Maastricht thanks to national grant

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  • The Bachelor’s Open Day helps you decide

    Monday, February 13, 2023

    Open days are an excellent way to explore your study options at Maastricht University. It’s a day not be missed, if only for the atmosphere, says Charlotte, one of dozens of current UM students who helped turn Saturday’s Bachelor’s Open Day into a success.

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  • Sofie, researcher Erasmus University Rotterdam

    Thursday, January 26, 2023

    Sofie Schuller, 2022 alumni of the master’s programme Work, Health and Career (WHC) is currently conducting research on the working conditions of ‘ghost workers’. As a former student-ambassador, Sofie still feels very connected with the programme.

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Contact details

Visiting address
 Universiteitssingel 60
 6229 ER Maastricht

Postal address
P.O. Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht

+31 43 388 5655