Arts and Culture is an interdisciplinary programme that studies Western culture in a broad sense. Focusing on interactions between science, art, media and politics, students will address contemporary societal challenges with historical and philosophical understanding. The programme encourages critical thinking and building bridges between different perspectives.
Biomedical Sciences is also known as the 'research side of medicine’. You'll learn how nutrition, molecular processes and movement affect human health. The programme will provide you with all the training you need to pursue a career as a researcher. But you could also end up working for the Department of Health, or the Deparment of Environmental Affairs.
Digital Society is a new bachelor's programme that will address current and imminent transformations induced by digital technologies in domains including the arts and cultural production, politics and governance, healthcare and science, education, the economy and communication.
European Public Health is about prolonging life, preventing disease, protecting health while promoting healthy living to all Europeans through the organised efforts of society. It bridges the gap between health sciences, and EU and national healthcare policies.
Now, with the Corona virus spreading over the world, European Public Health is more important than ever!
European Studies is an interdisciplinary bachelor’s programme that focuses on the cultural, historical, political and social aspects of Europe and the ongoing European integration process. The programme covers international developments both in the European Union and in a wider, global context. You will be trained to become a critical thinker who can understand, analyse and explain complex problems at the European level from various disciplinary perspectives.
Global Studies trains students to understand and develop solutions for complex global issues. You learn to understand global challenges from a variety of perspectives coming from various disciplines. Afterwards you can pursue a career path that allows you to contribute to solving important social challenges.
Health Sciences is a broad bachelor’s programme that focusses on the relation between health and other factors such as behaviour, nutrition, the environment, social surroundings, biology, digital techology and healthcare. The career paths you could pursue vary widely, ranging from policy making or project management to communications or consultation.
At Maastricht University, the bachelor’s in Medicine is very practical; you’ll come in contact with real patients in the early stages of your studies. In the skillslab, you’ll also practice medical skills, such as how to give a patient bad news. After completing a master’s in Medicine, you can call yourself a medical doctor and then you can specialise, for example, as a surgeon or pediatrician.