Maastricht Science Programme

At Maastricht Science Programme, we offer a completely new educational approach to natural sciences. Our three-year bachelor’s programme gives you the freedom to choose your own curriculum from a wide variety of courses. No need to pin yourself down to a predefined programme or force a curriculum decision if you are still undecided. You select your own set of courses each semester, while becoming familiar with your options. Your dedicated academic advisor will match curricular offerings with your particular needs and ambitions.

With our teaching methods Problem-Based Learning and Research-Based Learning you work in small groups in close interaction with fellow students and a tutor, solving real life academic problems. You learn how to think as an academic and how to work as a professional, providing you with a solid basis for the labour market. Your active participation determines the way you expand your knowledge and develop your skills. Learn from doing and get your essential hands-on experience in our modern and fully equipped laboratories at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus, one of the most innovative chemical and materials communities in the Netherlands.

We offer a bachelor's programme that is taught entirely in English. With staff and students from all over the world, we are proud of the international community at Maastricht Science Programme.

This prize is awarded by Maastricht University on behalf of the Edmond Hustinx Foundation to a young, promising researcher. The prestigious award was won by dr. Bart van Grinsven! Watch the video to find out more about his research.

Edmond Hustinx - Prize for Science 2016 Maastricht University

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  • gideon koekoek

    Physics booming at UM

    Wednesday, November 14, 2018

    Maastricht University is gearing up to conduct more research in the area of fundamental physics. “The aim is to put UM on the map as a physics institute, in the eyes of other researchers as well as the general public,” says Gideon Koekoek, who joined UM’s research group on gravitational waves in 2017.

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  • Technasia partnership agreement

    Maastricht University partners with technical secondary schools in Limburg to strengthen connections

    Monday, October 1, 2018

    On 1 October, Stichting Technasium and UM signed a partnership agreement with nine science-based secondary education schools in Limburg. 

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  • Maastricht University joins Einstein Telescope Coalition

    Thursday, September 13, 2018

    Maastricht University officially joined the Einstein Telescope Coalition of Nikhef (Dutch National Institute for Subatomic Physics) and KU Leuven. Prof. dr. Dr Martin Paul, chairman of the Executive Board of Maastricht University, today signed an agreement formalising UM’s participation.

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  • Brightlands Chemelot Campus

    Safety at Chemelot

    Thursday, June 21, 2018

    In a report published today, the Dutch Safety Board concludes that current safety and risk management at the complex comply with the applicable regulations and rules.

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  • MSP - UM visits CERN

    Delegation UM and the province of Limburg visit CERN.

    Monday, March 5, 2018

    UM, the province of Limburg and Nikhef - the National institute for subatomic physics - have visited CERN in light of their collaboration.

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  • MSP - Goggles

    Maastricht Science Programme brings collection of Natural History Museum Maastricht to life

    Friday, September 22, 2017

    Thursday 21 September Maastricht Science Programme (MSP) and Natural History Museum Maastricht signed the covenant, making their collaboration official.

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  • Ben Feringa

    “You don’t need to be in Harvard or MIT to win a Nobel Prize”

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Nobel Prize winner prof. Ben Feringa was the guest of honour yesterday at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus during the Collegetour. During this event it became very apparent that Ben Feringa is a man with a passion for science, who loves his students but still has his feet firmly planted on the ground.

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  • Art restauration

    Laboratories at Chemelot participate in art research

    Thursday, September 14, 2017 Read more
  • MSP - Connor Deacon-Price

    UM student presents anti-cancer research at international conference

    Thursday, July 13, 2017

    Connor Deacon-Price is a recently graduated student at Maastricht Science Programme (MSP) and to be presenting his research in the battle against cancer at a mainstream high-level conference is extremely remarkable

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    Maastricht Science Programme researchers and students develop novel assay for bacterial detection

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    Researchers and students of Maastricht Science Progamme published an article in ACS Infectious Diseases last week concerning the development of a novel low-cost bacterial identification assay.

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Exchange students

The International Relations Office (IRO) of the Maastricht Maastricht Science Programme (MSP) is responsible for all incoming and outgoing exchange students.
MSP students who wish to participate in this program can find more information under:
Outgoing Exchange Students.
Students who wish to study at MSP for a semester as an exchange student can find more information under: Incoming Exchange Students.

  • It's really exciting that MSP is a new programme, because you feel like you can still have an impact
    Verena Broich, Maastricht Science Programme

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