Rankings & recognition
Faculty of Law ranked 61 in 2018 Times Higher Education Law Subject ranking
We are proud to announce that the UM's Faculty of Law ranked 61 in the 2018 Times Higher Education LAW Subject. The Subject Rankings are derived from the THE World University Rankings in which world class universities are assessed by 13 carefully selected indicators covering the areas of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. For a full overview of the results, visit the THE subject rankings page.
Master European Law School has been selected as a top school in LLM GUIDE’s recently published Top 10 Lists
The master European Law School scores second place in the Keuzegids Masters 2017
The Master European Law School (category International Law – International and European Law) obtained a wonderful second place and scored, with 70 points, above average. Students are – among other things – happy with the quality of their teachers and the content of their study programme.
Here's how we scored in the areas that were evaluated
Above national average National Average Below National Average Content (+) Sufficient contact hours (0) Teachers (+) Academic training (0) Workload (+) Professional training (0) Communications (+) Ambition (0) Facilities (+) Exams and final level of education (0)
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)
90% of students recommend this programme: Elsevier
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.
Here are some of the highlights from the European Law School programme:
- 90% of the students would recommend this programme to others
- 81% of the students are satisfied or very satisfied with the instructors
- 79% of the students are satisfied or very satisfied with the content of the programme
For more information, visit the Elsevier website (in Dutch)
UM is the 6th best young university in the world
Maastricht University is placed sixth place in the 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) '200 Under 50' ranking for best young universities in the world. UM is proud to have its continued efforts, for example toward internationalisation, affirmed in this THE ranking. UM also scores a top 10 position (with 7th place) in the 2016 QS ‘Top 50 under 50’; ranking highest of all European universities. 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.