Rankings & recognition
Arts and Heritage is ranked 6th in Keuzegids Masters 2019
The master's programme in Arts and Heritage is ranked together with the master’s programmes Politics and Society and Art, Literature and Society. The three programmes together are ranked 6th in the Arts and Cultural Sciences category of the 2019 Keuzegids (see Kunst- & Cultuurwetenschappen programme). Our students have rated the programmes with an overall score of 54.
Here is how we scored in the areas that were evaluated.
Above national average National average Below national average Expert Evaluation (+) Instructors Programme (-) Skills Development Examination (-) Study Advice and Guidance Academic Training (-) Facilities Study Programme Feasibility (-) Ambition
The Keuzegids Masters offers rankings of all master’s programmes in the Netherlands. These rankings are based on the results from the Dutch National Student Survey, combined with expert evaluations. The Keuzegids is published annually by the Dutch Higher Education Information Centre. It is an independent publication that allows you to compare all accredited master’s programmes in the Netherlands.
Learn more on the Keuzegids website (in Dutch)
63% of the Arts and Heritage students would recommend this programme: Elsevier 2019
Here are some of the highlights from the Arts and Heritage programme:
- 76% of the students are satisfied or very satisfied with the instructors
- 63% of the students are satisfied or very satisfied with the education
- 62% of the students are satisfied or very satisfied with the examination
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)
UM is the sixth best Young University in the world
Maastricht University is sixth place in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) 'Young Universities' ranking for best young universities in the world. UM is proud that its efforts, including in the fields of education and research, have been rewarded in this ranking.
In the 2020 QS 'Top 50 Under 50' (best universities in the world under 50 years old), UM rose from 23rd to 19th place.
These special rankings for young universities are published to give an indication as to which universities are expected in the future to become the top universities worldwide.