Liberal Arts and Sciences programmes
University College Maastricht (UCM)
Highly motivated bachelor’s students select courses in Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences to create their own academic profile at this honours college.
University College Venlo (UCV)
Students have the opportunity to specialise in Food, Nutrition & Health in an interdisciplinary manner in this honours programme, located at Campus Venlo.
Maastricht Science Programme (MSP)
An honours programme where students explore the Natural Sciences and build a unique academic profile based on their personal interests and ambitions.
Departments and institutes in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE)
Offers bachelor’s and master’s programmes and research that focuses on robotics, agents and interaction; networks and strategic optimisation; and biomathematics and bioinformatics.
Institute of Data Science (IDS)
IDS aims to tackle impactful research problems through multidisciplinary teams involving students, researchers, partners, and stakeholders inside and out of the university.
Maastricht Centre for Systems Biology (MaCSBio)
Strong interfaculty cooperation in master's education and research focusing on the interface between biology, life- and neuroscience, mathematics and data science.
Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM)
Performs cross-border research in cooperation with RWTH Aachen in the field of the development of advanced biobased materials.
Brightlands Institute for Smart Society (BISS)
The Brightlands Institute for Smart Society (BISS) is Maastricht University’s platform for translational data-driven research and education, joining expertise and staff from all six UM faculties.
Institutes in Politics, Governance and Education
International Centre for Integrated assessment and Sustainability (ICIS)
Contributes to the scientific knowledge base for policymaking and innovation in the pursuit of sustainable development, with a master's and PhD programme.
Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (MGSoG)
Combines interdisciplinary research with master’s- and PhD-level education. MGSoG is fully part of the United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and social Research institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) since 2010.
Foundation Programme (FP)
The Foundation Programme is for international students who want to do a bachelor’s programme at Maastricht University but do not meet the admission requirements.