Maastricht Science Programme

Rankings & recognition

  • MSP is the #1 Natural Sciences bachelor’s programme in the Netherlands: Keuzegids

    MSP has been ranked as the #1 interdisciplinary natural sciences bachelor's programme in the Dutch University Guide: Keuzegids 2020 with a score of 82 points. Making it a top rated programme.

    Here is how MSP scored in the areas that were evaluated:

    Keuzegids - Top rated programme 2020
    Above national average National average Below national average
    Survival first year (++) Study programme feasibility (o)  
    Programme (+)    
    Examination (+)    
    Instructors (+)    
    Academic training (++)    
    Skills development (++)    
    Facilities (+)    
    Expert evaluation (+)    

    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)   

  • 88% of students would recommend MSP to their friends

    Elsevier ‘Best Studies’ 2018 has ranked Maastricht Science Programme with an overall score of 74%. The students particularly praised the teaching staff, the quality of education and the facilities.

    • 88% of students indicated they would recommend the programme to their friends

    • 77% of the students are (very) happy with the education
    • 81% of the students are (very) happy with the teaching staff

    The Elsevier Best Studies Guide is published once a year by the Dutch magazine Elsevier. It contains student evaluations of each programme's education, contact hours, facilities, structure, instructors and assessment methods, as well as its organisation and communication. The guide is largely based on the results of the Dutch National Student Survey.

     For more information, visit the Elsevier website (in Dutch)