Management of Learning

Rankings & recognition

  • Management of Learning has been a 'Top Rated Programme' for five consecutive years

    In 2016, the Dutch Keuzegids Masters awarded the master’s in Management of Learning with a ‘Top Rated Programme’ quality seal. It was not the first time that Management of Learning received this prestigious seal; it has been amongst the guide’s Top Rated Programmes for five consecutive years. The ‘Top Rated Programme’ quality seal is awarded to programmes that have exceptionally high student satisfaction and expert evaluation scores. It means that Management of Learning is not just the best Dutch programme in its field; it is also consistently amongst the best programmes in the country – even when it is compared to programmes in other disciplines.

  • Management of Learning is 1st in its category in the national Keuzegids ranking

    The master's programme in Management of Learning is ranked 1st in the Pedagogy and Education: Education Science category of the 2016 Keuzegids. The programme also scored overall among the top programmes nationwide.

    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

    90% of students in the MSc in Management of Learning are (very) satisfied with the examination system, according to the Elsevier ‘Best Studies’ 2017 guide.

    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 Management of Learning programme:

    • 90% of students recommend this programme
    • 90% are (very) satisfied with the examination system
    • 82% of students are (very) satisfied with the quality of instruction

     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. 

     Go to the THE '200 under 50'  
     Go to the QS 'Top 50 under 50'