Are you interested in the basic mechanisms that underlie health and disease? Do you want to learn how to examine their occurrences and determinants in contexts such as clinical practice and healthcare policy? Are you interested in pursuing or developing your career as an epidemiological researcher or policy adviser in public health or clinical medicine? Then Epidemiology could be just the programme for you. Download our full infopack  

  • In this master I learn about research and applying the results of that research at the same time.
    Lisanne Vonk (the Netherlands), Epidemiology
  • Our research into prevention of certain diseases will make this world a better place.
    Marjolein van der Vlegel (the Netherlands), Epidemiology
  • As an epidemiologist you have the potential to improve people’s everyday life
    Leonie Heron (United Kingdom), Epidemiology
  • During my internship I’m doing original research on autism. I didn’t know anybody when I moved to Maastricht, but everyone was eager to meet new people and become friends
    Shannon McIntyre, Epidemiology

Epidemiology programme has high-quality teaching

Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO)

UM is the fifth best young university in the world

Times Higher Education '250 Under 50'


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      Your days at UM might be behind you but it does not mean we've forgotten about you.

      This February the UM Alumni office is hosting the special edition of the UM Star Lectures in a city close to you! In 14 cities, across 5 countries UM professors will give lectures about Europe, Migration and Big Data.

      Register today to seize the opportunity to reconnect with UM and fellow alumni.

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      I got a lot of questions about scholarships, so making a post about it might be helpful! :)

      There are a number of scholarship options available to prospective master’s students, depending on your academic background and nationality. If you want more information on scholarships, please visit Here you can also find the contact details of the Maastricht University Scholarship Office and the faculty contact person.

      If you have any remaining questions, don't hestitate to contact me!

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