Circular Engineering

Rankings & recognition

  • Circular Engineering is the #1 Life science bachelor’s programme in the Netherlands: Keuzegids

    Circular Engineering has been ranked as the #1 interdisciplinary Life science bachelor's programme in the Dutch University Guide: Keuzegids 2023 with a score of 80 points. Making it a top rated programme.

    Here is how Circular Engineering scored in the areas that were evaluated:

    Keuzegids 2023 - Top rated programme
    Above national average National average Below national average
    Career preparation (++)    
    Atmosphere (++)    
    Contents (+)    
    Assessment (+)    
    Advancement to year 2 (+)    
    Expert evaluation (4,5/5 stars)    

    The Keuzegids Universiteiten offers rankings of all bachelor’s programmes in the Netherlands. These rankings are based on the results from the Dutch National Student Survey, combined with expert evaluations. The Keuzegids Universiteiten is published annually by the Dutch Higher Education Information Centre. It is an independent publication that allows you to compare all accredited bachelor’s programmes in the Netherlands.

    Learn more by visiting the Keuzegids website (in Dutch)   

  • Circular Engineering is rated as the best in its discipline

    Best Studies EW 2022

    In the EW Best Studies 2022 ranking (formerly Elsevier), the Circular Engineering programme was awarded with a gold medal. Our students rated this programme with high satisfactory scores, making the programme score significantly better than other bachelor's programmes within the relevant discipline.

    The EW Best Studies 2022 ranking is based on EW's own analysis of judgements from 286,000 students, taken from the National Student Enquete 2022.

  • UM is the ninth best Young University in the world

    The Young University Rankings 2020

    Maastricht University is placed ninth place in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) 'Young Universities' ranking for best young universities in the world. For the 10th year in a row, Maastricht University has been ranked as a TOP-10 university by the Young University Rankings of Times Higher Education. UM scores impressively high on the diverse level of its student body and its international outlook. In the 2021 QS 'Top 50 Under 50' (best universities in the world under 50 years old), UM rose from 23rd to 19th place.

     Go to the THE 'Young Universities Ranking'  
     Go to the QS 'Top 50 under 50'