Master’s programmes

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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.

  • 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 Public Affairs

    EN
    Master's in European Public Affairs

    The master’s programme in European Public Affairs is focused on the professional practice of public affairs in the European Union. It is a multi-disciplinary, research-based and practice-oriented programme that will prepare you for a career in European or EU-related public affairs and public service.

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  • European Studies

    EN
    European Studies

    European Studies is a one-year, full-time programme focusing on the internal and external dimensions of policy, governance and administration. The programme combines political science, history, international relations, economics and culture studies, focusing on the international dimensions of European policy, governance and administration.

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  • European Studies (Research)

    EN
    European Studies research

    This two-year interdisciplinary master in European Studies offers tailor-made training for a career that requires strong research competences, for example in academia or in a think tank, in politics or journalism. ​Choose your own study and research specialisation (Europe and the World / Governance and Representation in Europe / Historicising European Union) and graduation package (Double Degree with Cologne University, DE  / Study Abroad / Research Internship).​ 

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  • European Studies on Society, Science and Technology

    EN
    European Studies on society, science & technology

    European Studies on Society, Science and Technology will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary for understanding and managing the complex issues of modern innovation. The programme approaches these problems from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, such as political studies, cultural studies, innovation studies and social studies.

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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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  • 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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  • Governance and Leadership in European Public Health

    EN
    European Public Health

    This programme is the perfect choice for anyone with an interest in European public health policies. You’ll be familiarised with the analytical tools, innovative research methods and change management instruments needed for policymaking and development at all levels of government.

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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 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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  • 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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  • Politics and Society

    NL + EN
    Politics and Society

    As a master’s student in Politics and Society, you will gain insights into contemporary politics and will get a better understanding of the professional role that you can play, not only in politics but also in the government, media, education and research. You will analyse debates and new developments in politics from a wide range of perspectives. You will not become a political scientist, historian, philosopher or sociologist, but a cultural scientist who combines approaches from all of these disciplines.

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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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  • Sustainability Science and Policy

    EN
    FHS / ICIS MA programmes Contact

    The Sustainability Science and Policy programme deals with one of the world’s most relevant and complex issues: how to balance ecological, economic and social developments. You’ll study different factors that affect sustainability, such as global dynamics, policy, governance and law. You will also take skills trainings that focus on topics like scientific writing and giving presentations.

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  • 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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