Master’s programmes

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  • Advanced Master in Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management (LLM/MSc)

    EN
    Bachelor's programme Dutch Law

    The Advanced Master’s in Intellectual Property Law focuses on the legal dimensions of intellectual property, patent rights and industrial technology. You'll build the legal foundation and practical and technical skills to advance your career as a legal practitioner, European patent agent or manager in a knowledge-intensive industry.

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  • Business Intelligence and Smart Services

    EN
    Minor International Business feature image

    Do you look at a mountain of data and see an ocean of opportunity? Can you look at innovation from both a technical and commercial point of view? And can you see yourself using data and new technologies to create smart service innovations? Then you should consider getting a master’s in Business Intelligence and Smart Services.

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  • Business Research

    EN
    Why this programme

    Business Research is a two-year, English-language master’s programme that starts in September. You’ll learn the latest methodologies for business research and gain the experience and skills to maximise the impact of your research.  It will give you an excellent foundation for a PhD or a research career within business, government or academia.

  • Dutch Law

    NL
    Nederlands Recht

    The master’s programme in Dutch Law is a very broad programme with numerous electives. You can opt for the Free Programme, where you compose your own programme within certain guidelines. Or you can choose one of the other four specialisations: Trade and Business Law, Private Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, or Criminal Law. In these specialisations, you’ll follow both compulsory courses and elective courses, which allow you to specialise in a certain area.

    This programme information is only offered in Dutch.

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  • Econometrics and Operations Research

    EN
    Econometrics and Operations Research

    The master’s in Econometrics and Operations Research focuses on using quantitive data to aid economic and management decision making. You’ll learn to use techniques from statistics, mathematics and computer science to solve complex problems for governments, financial institutions, logistics companies and other organisations.

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  • Economic and Financial Research

    EN
  • Economics

    EN
    BA economics and business economics

    Economists are the strategic decision makers of the future. This programme educates you as a professional economist, giving you a broad and thorough grounding in economics as well as the practical tools to advise companies and governments on economic issues.

    Double Degree available for this programme!

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  • Economics and Strategy in Emerging Markets

    EN

    In this programme, you will develop an understanding of the specific opportunities and challenges related to emerging economies. You’ll also develop the professional skills needed for an international career in economics, business or policymaking. This is a new programme that starting in September 2018. It will be offered in cooperation between the UM School of Business and Economics and the United Nations University-Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT).

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  • Euro MBA

    EN
    Accountancy en Controlling

    The EuroMBA combines 10 online courses in management with 6 weeks of residential teaching. You’ll have the flexibility to work where and when you want, allowing you to combine studying with a busy work schedule. You’ll learn how to develop business plans, about the impact of green innovations on business, and how to manage in emerging markets. You’ll also develop your leadership skills, your emotional intelligence and your power to bring about change.

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  • European Law School

    EN
    MA European Law School

    At the European Law School, you’ll study traditional legal subjects such as family law, competition law and criminal law from a European perspective. The programme will provide you with an in-depth overview of European law and how it interacts with national law. 

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  • Executive Master of Finance and Control (Opleiding tot Registercontroller (RC)

    NL
  • Financial Economics

    EN
    Why this programme

    The master’s in Financial Economics brings together expertise in finance, general economics and quantitative techniques in a multidisciplinary approach not found elsewhere. Together with industry experts, you will explore the world of financial economics and will specialise in Asset Pricing, Banking or Financial Analysis.

    Double Degree available for this programme!

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  • Fiscal Economics

    EN
    MBA

    The multidisciplinary master’s programme in Fiscal Economics is ideal for anyone with an interest in taxation, as well as the economic and legal consequences of it. The programme will provide you with the knowledge you'll need to give strategic tax advice and make sound tax decisions.

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  • Forensics, Criminology and Law

    EN
    MA European Law School

    Do you want to know how criminals are tracked down? Are you interested in how new techniques are used in the collection of critical evidence and which laws must be adhered to in this process? If so, the master’s programme in Forensics, Criminology and Law could be for you. You will combine insights from forensic psychology, accounting and medicine with principles of law. You will develop an understanding of why forensics increasingly play a decisive role in solving crimes and in getting the criminals convicted.

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  • Global Supply Chain Management and Change

    EN
    Master Global Supply Chain Management and Change

    In the Venlo-based master’s programme Global Supply Chain Management and Change, you’ll learn about supply chain management, innovation and entrepreneurship right at the heart of the region’s logistic and industrial centre. The programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to manage strategic change projects in the supply chains of global organisations.

    A Pre-master for Global Supply Chain Management and Change is under development. This Pre-master's programme is a transfer programme for students of Universities of Applied Sciences who wish to obtain a university Master's degree in International Business.

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  • Globalisation and Law

    EN
    MA Law Globalisation and Law

    The master’s in Globalisation and Law is a broad programme with a large number of elective courses. You can either choose a free track, in which you can create a tailor-made programme, or specialise in Human Rights, Corporate and Commercial Law or International Trade Law.

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  • Human Decision Science

    EN
    Bachelor's Programme International Business

    Human Decision Science is a multidisciplinary master's programme that combines insights from both psychology and economics. You'll learn how to analyse decision-making problems on both a cognitive and a social level and you'll be able to find optimal solutions for a broad range of problems.

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  • International and European Tax Law

    EN
    International and European Tax Law

    The master’s programme International and European Tax Law combines courses on taxation, European law, business and politics. It will give you all the training you need to work as a legal or financial tax specialist in an international setting.

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  • International Business

    EN
    MA SBE

    International Business covers all aspects of commerce across borders. Because it’s such a broad subject, the programme has been divided into a series of specialisations, meaning that you can focus on your own interests and ambitions. Though each specialisation is unique, they all focus on business in an international environment through the extensive use of case studies, real-life business problems, skills trainings and a master’s thesis.

    A Pre-master for International Business is under development. This Pre-master's programme is a transfer programme for students of Universities of Applied Sciences who wish to obtain a university Master's degree in International Business.

  • International Executive Master of Auditing

    EN

    This executive programme is offered by Maastricht University, VU Amsterdam and the University of Florida. It includes six two-week seminars and distance learning activities that cover issues such as internal control, information systems, auditing and assurance. You’ll develop professional skills by critically analysing and solving real-life cases. You can also select a module that helps you prepare for licensing in the Netherlands, the UK or the US.

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  • International Executive Master of Finance and Control (Opleiding tot Registercontroller (RC))

    EN

    The international Executive Master's programme of Finance and Control (iEMFC) is for working professionals who have a master’s-level background in finance, accounting or information management. The programme takes two and a half years on a part-time basis and is taught in English. You’ll have a total of six, two-week seminars, taught in Maastricht, Boston and Shanghai.

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  • International Laws

    EN
    International Laws

    In the International Laws programme, you’ll combine courses from our Globalisation and Law and European Law School programmes with training in two foreign languages. You’ll have the opportunity to personalise your degree and specialise in a topic that fits your interests and ambitions.  After you graduate, you’ll be able to place various legal systems and principles in the context of European integration and globalisation.

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  • Law and Labour

    NL
    Arbeid en Recht

    The master’s programme in Law and Labour has two specialisations. In the Labour and Health specialisation, you will focus on a combination of social law and health law courses in which sensitive social issues such as disability policy, absenteeism and reintegration are also discussed. The Labour and Business specialisation teaches you the various legal implications of running a business and covers topics like mergers and acquisitions, employment conditions and social insurance.

    This programme information is only offered in Dutch.

  • Learning and Development in Organisations

    EN
    Management of Learning

    Learning and Development in Organisations (formerly named Management of Learning) is a multidisciplinary programme that combines elements from economics, business, human resource management and learning sciences. The programme will introduce you to the key concepts of learning and development in the workplace. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the knowledge challenges facing today’s businesses and you’ll learn how to find innovative and effective solutions.

    A Pre-master for Learning and Development in Organisations is under development. This Pre-master's programme is a transfer programme for students of Universities of Applied Sciences who wish to obtain a university Master's degree in International Business.

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  • Public Policy and Human Development

    EN
    Governance (MGSoG) - Master Programme

    The master’s programme in Public Policy and Human Development emphasises the connection between public policy and decision-making processes, or in other words, the effectiveness and efficiency of governance. You will be equipped with a variety of skills, tools and knowledge which will qualify you to work as a policy designer or policy analyst within public and private institutions at local, national and international levels. This programme is offered as a double degree in collaboration with United Nations University.

     

     

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  • Register Accountant (MURA)

    NL
    Economic and Financial Research

    This programme information is only offered in Dutch.

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  • Tax Law

    NL
    Tax Law

    As a tax specialist, you will deal with a broad range of questions regarding business taxes and personal taxes. Those questions don’t respect borders: European borders are fading and businesses and people can move freely. The master’s programme has two specialisations: direct and indirect taxation.

    This programme information is only offered in Dutch.

  • The MaastrichtMBA

    EN
    MaastrichtMBA

    High-quality, international, personal, interactive, varied and complete… that is how participants describe their MaastrichtMBA learning journey! Our MBA is a two-year part-time executive programme that focuses on responsible leadership. In this context we actively stimulate you to develop skills to lead yourself, your team and your organisation.

     

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