Attention: as of academic year 2023/2024 a fixus is installed for Biomedical Sciences. We introduced this fixus to guarantee the quality of education. There are 400 places available. This means that, provided that you seriously partake in the selection procedure, you stand a realistic chance of acquiring a place. Due to this fixus, you have to apply for this programme on Studielink before 15 January 23:59 CET. Read more on admissions requirements and selection procedure.
Do you know what you should eat before a soccer match, and more importantly, why you should eat it? Would you like to know why one cell is susceptible to a disease and another one isn't? The bachelor’s programme Biomedical Sciences completely revolves around sickness and health. Whether you choose to specialise in the molecular processes in a cancer cell, or would like to know more about exercise programmes for people with obesity; the programme offers a solid foundation for a successful future. You could - for example - become a researcher at a pharmaceutical company that develops new medication, or a physiologist at a university. Read more >
- application deadline Studielink: 15 January 23:59 CET
- 3-year, full-time bachelor
- taught in English
- weekly: 12 hours classes, 28 hours individual study
- study the biological processes behind human life
- choose one of eight connecting master's programmes within UM
- pursue a career as a researcher, physiologist, or policy officer
Ask a student
Meet Konstantina: the student ambassador for the bachelor's in Biomedical Sciences.
On her Instagram account she shares her study programme experiences, moments of her life in Maastricht, and much more. Follow her to get a sneak peek of your possible future!
Also, if you have questions about the programme and/or about (student) life in Maastricht, don't hesitate to get in touch with Konstantina through her Instagram page; she's happy to help you with your study choice, as previous student ambassadors helped her with hers.
You probably also have questions about admission, registration, selection procedures, et cetera. Obviously, only the university has the expertise and authority to handle those topics. So please don't pose these questions to Konstantina.
Bachelor's Open Day on 11 February 2023
Experience Maastricht University: learn more about the most international university in Europe, find out everything about the study program of your choice and discover our beautiful city. The next Bachelor's Open Day will take place on Saturday, 11 February 2023.
Initially, I didn't meet the subject requirements for the programme, having not had physics in highschool. So I took a two-month long physics intensive course in Utrecht.
The UK universities offer English-taught programmes, but mainly to UK students. In my classroom we have students from all parts of the world
We call our professors by their first names, work in small groups of around 10 people and have quite a few practical training sessions in our schedule.
Practical matters & regulations
In the support section, you can find out more about practical matters and UM regulations, such as:
- visas & residence permits
- Education and Examination Regulations (EER)