Facts & figures

The table below shows the most important and most recent facts and figures of Maastricht University. Full and more detailed information can be found in the Annual Report 2020  (in Dutch only).

You'll find the annual reports of previous years at the bottom of this page.

For the publication requirement related to the (Dutch) ANBI (public benefit organisation) status, please find here the standard publication requirement form for educational institutions (in Dutch only).

Education    2020 2019 2018
Enrolled students 21.085   18,990 18,086
Foreign students (%) 55% 54% 53%
Student nationalities 123 114 118
Bachelor's programmes 22 20 19
Master's programmes 107 95 89
Research    2020 2019 2018
PhD degrees 312 337 359
Staff    2020 2019 2018
Professors, female 132  113 108
Professors, male 378 384 381
Academic staff (FTE) 2,301 2,235 2,153
Administrative and support staff (FTE) 1,703 1,632 1,560
International academic staff (%) 45% 44% 42%
International administrative and support staff (%) 10% 10% 10%
Finances    2020 2019 2018
Total revenue (millions) € 477.29  € 473.69 € 445.01
Government funding (millions) € 281.06  € 269.22 € 253.89
Contract revenue (millions) € 110.99   € 112.03  € 110.03
Indirect government funding (millions) € 21.61   € 20.04 € 17.06
Third party funding (millions) € 72.77   € 74.85 € 74.77
Alumni    2020 2019 2018
Alumni living in the Netherlands 50.653 47,236 46,029
Alumni living elsewhere in Europe 25.288 21,280 21,353
Alumni living outside Europe 3.086 6,518 2,985

  UM Annual reports from previous years (in Dutch only)