University College Venlo

Rankings & recognition

  • UCV is the #2 Liberal Arts and Sciences programme in the Netherlands: Keuzegids

    UCV has been ranked as the #2 Liberal Arts and Sciences programme in the Dutch University Guide: Keuzegids 2021 with a score of 83 points. Making it a top rated programme.

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

    Top rated programme 2022
    Above national average National average Below national average
    Contents (++) Career preparation (o)  
    Teachers(++)    
    Assessment (++)    
    Atmosphere (+)    
    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)   

  • 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'