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  • Academic writing (for PhD candidates and research master’s students)

    EN
    Other courses - Academic writing for Master’s and PhD Students

    In an academic writing course, you’ll learn how to express yourself using formal, precise and nuanced language. The language centre offers a general PhD course for PhD candidates and research master’s students in all disciplines. We also offer IMRaD courses for research master’s and PhD candidates in Psychology, Biomedical Sciences and Health Sciences.

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  • Arabic language course

    AR
    Other courses - Arabic Language course  (Dubai)

    Would you like to learn Arabic, or would you like to refresh your knowledge and take it to a higher level? This course, divided into four modules, goes from beginner to intermediate level. You’ll learn to communicate in different situations, including work, study and holiday.

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  • Baylor Semester

    EN

    Baylor in Maastricht is one of the oldest and most popular study abroad programmes at Baylor. It is a 3-month study abroad programme in which students take classes offered by CES and a Baylor faculty member.

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  • Baylor Summer

    EN

    With a focus on Business, the Baylor Summer programme combines one class offered by CES with one taught by a Baylor faculty member. You’ll start your adventure with a three-day group trip, study for approximately one month and then have the opportunity to travel!

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  • Baylor Summer 2

    EN

    If you’re interested in culture and arts then there’s no better place to be this summer than Europe! Baylor Summer II gives you the opportunity to be surrounded by and see first-hand the rich cultural history and exquisite artistry that Europe possesses. 

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  • Beter schrijven in het Nederlands voor UM studenten en medewerkers

    NL
    Effectief communiceren Nederlands

    Do you use Dutch every day at work or during your studies but you have the feeling that your knowledge of the Dutch language could be improved? Would you like to get feedback on your e-mails, presentations, proposals and reports? All of this is possible in the 'Beter schrijven in het Nederlands' workshops. The course takes place over four meetings where you will discuss various subjects.

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  • Business & Economics in Europe

    EN

    The Business & Economics in Europe programme is designed to give students a greater understanding of the international business practices in Europe and the economic policies of the European Union.

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  • Chinese language course

    CH
    Banner UM China

    Would you like to learn Chinese, or would you like to refresh your knowledge and take it to a higher level? This course, divided into two modules, is for beginner and basic knowledge levels. You’ll learn to communicate in different situations, including work, study and holiday.

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  • Christopher Newport University

    EN

    The CNU summer programme offers you a unique opportunity to study cross-cultural leadership in a real-world setting.

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  • Dutch language course

    NL
    Other couses - Dutch for German speakers, four modules

    If you study or work at Maastricht University or elsewhere in the region, you may want to learn Dutch for social reasons, or your boss may require it of you as a working language. This means you will need a level of Dutch that lets you communicate confidently and reasonably accurately. Our communicative approach helps you interact with relative ease and comfort in your everyday social and work interactions.

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  • Dutch language course (German speakers)

    NL
    Language courses

    This Dutch course, divided into five modules, is for beginner, intermediate and proficiency levels and for different situations, including work, studies or holidays. You’ll focus on improving your speaking and listening skills as well as on grammar, reading and writing to support the learning process. The course consists of two-hour group lessons,  twice per week for 7 weeks or once per week for 14 weeks.

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  • Dutch: medical Dutch for students

    NL
    Other courses - Dutch: Medical Dutch, online coaching

    Are you a Bachelor's student now and do you want to follow the Master of Medicine in Dutch? And is Dutch not your mother tongue? Then, in addition to the Staatsexamen NT2- programma II, you need a course Medical Dutch Online. This course with e-coaching can be easily planned into your busy study programme. You will train both speaking and writing skills that you will put to good use during your internships.

     

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  • Dutch: NT2 staatsexamen, programma II preparation course

    NL

    Do you intend to take the National Examination of Dutch as a Second Language (Staatsexamen NT2, programma II)? Or do you need to take it again? This exam training will help you significantly improve your chances of passing the exam. This is not a Dutch course, but purely an exam training through which you'll learn strategies that are sure to give you a better chance of success. It consists of seven lessons, each lasting two hours. Every lesson requires two to three hours of independent study. 

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  • Dutch: Social Dutch (German speakers, students only)

    NL
    Life@UM_students_couleur locale

    Are you starting your studies at Maastricht University but don’t speak Dutch yet? Then this is the perfect course for you. In seven weeks, you will learn social Dutch on a basic level with a focus on speaking and listening skills.

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  • Dutch: Social Dutch (students only)

    NL
    Lunchplek_Coffeelovers

    'I would definitely recommend this course to other students! It is really helpful to get a feeling for the Dutch language. The small groups and the variety of exercises make the classes really enjoyable.'

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  • English as a Medium of Instruction

    EN
    LC-teac workshop

    The purpose of the EMI workshops is to introduce participants to the basic characteristics of teaching through the medium of English and to provide opportunities to develop strategies that support teaching and learning in the participants’ local context.

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  • English: Cambridge English Exam Preparation Courses

    EN
    Other courses - Cambridge English Language Courses (CFE, CAE, CPE)

    The Cambridge English Exams are internationally recognised exams that can be used to demonstrate that you have the language skills to live, study or work in an English-speaking environment. The courses run over 24 weeks with one two-hour session per week. You’ll also be required to do at least 2 hours of private study each week.

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  • English: Effective communication

    EN
    Other courses - Tailor-made courses, various languages

    The Effective Communication courses focus on helping you become a more confident and fluent user of English. You’ll improve your English skills through practising a variety of communicative tasks, such as discussions, negotiations, and groupwork.

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  • EQE exam training

    EN

    Maastricht University offers training for candidates preparing for the European Qualifying Examination. The training is for candidates who already have a basic understanding of European patent law, and focuses on preparations for Papers A, B, C and D of the exam.

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  • EQE Pre-exam training

    EN

    Maastricht University offers training for candidates preparing for the Pre-Examination of the European Qualifying Examination (EQE).

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  • EU Climate Law: Introduction to Legal Developments on the Path towards Climate Neutrality 2050

    EN
    Start: Friday 29 October 2021 - End: Friday 29 October 2021
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  • EU Politics, Policy & International Relations

    EN
  • Forensic Psychology

    EN

    The Forensic Psychology programme gives you the opportunity to learn the applications of psychology associated with the legal system along with issues and problems that arise when psychology is applied.

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  • Foundation Programme

    EN
    Foundation Programme

    The Foundation Programme is for motivated international students who want to do a bachelor’s programme at Maastricht University but still need to meet the admission requirements.

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  • Foundations of Taxation & Fundamentals of International and European Tax Law

    EN

    Two introductory courses on the Fundamentals of Taxation taught at the University of Aruba.

    Start: Tuesday 16 August 2016 - End: Tuesday 16 August 2016
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  • French language course

    FR
    Paris

    Would you like to get a basic introduction to French or practise French on a professional level? This course, divided into six modules, is for every level of proficiency. You’ll learn to communicate in different situations, including work, studies or holidays.

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  • French writing skills coaching

    FR
    Other courses - Writing course

    Writing skills tutoring offers you the opportunity to get feedback from a teacher by submitting texts by email. On the basis of the feedback you re-write the text until it is satisfactory. The emphasis of this approach lies in the individual needs of the participant, which of course can be quite varied.

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  • German language course

    DE
    World Cup 2006_Germany_fans_at_bochum

    Would you like to get a basic introduction to German or learn to communicate in German on a professional level? This course, divided into five modules, is for every level of proficiency. You’ll learn to communicate in different situations, including work, studies or holidays.

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  • Humanities & Social Sciences in Europe

    EN

    The Humanities & Social Sciences in Europe programme invites you to investigate Europe’s past, present and future by exploring artistic movements and social history, as well as philosophical and cultural ideas, from a European perspective.

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  • Indiana University

    EN

    This spring semester in Maastricht is especially designed for Business students coming from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. The programme includes a five-day study trip to Berlin. Students take courses offered by Maastricht University and CES.

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  • Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management training in Macau

    Start: Monday 28 November 2016 - End: Friday 3 June 2016
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  • International Environmental Law

    EN

    The International Environmental Law programme is designed for students with the goal of working within the development of supranational environmental law, as policy and decision-makers in governments and businesses, for NGOs in the field of environmental law and sustainable development, as consultants, researchers and academics, or as corporate lawyers and barristers.

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  • International Relations and Politics in the EU

    EN

    The International Relations and Politics in the EU programme is ideal for students interested in exploring EU international relations, history and politics, economic and legal issues, and the global challenges and opportunities that it faces today.

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  • Introduction to Linear Structural Models (LISREL)

    EN
    Start: Saturday 1 May 2021 - End: Friday 31 December 2021
    Studypoints: 2.00
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  • Introduction to R

    EN

    Introduction to R PhD Course

    Start: Saturday 1 May 2021 - End: Tuesday 1 June 2021
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  • Italian language course

    IT
    Differential treatment affecting persons associated with Roma people before the CJEU

    Would you like to get a basic introduction to Italian or would you like to refresh your knowledge and take it to a higher level? This course, divided into four modules, is for every level of proficiency and for different situations, including work, study and holiday.  

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  • Italian web-based and interactive course

    IT
    digital nomad Sabrina Bos

    Are you interested in the Italian language and culture? Or would you like to refresh your knowledge and take it to the next level? Would you like to study online, where and when it suits you? Then the course ‘Italian intensive coaching’ is what you are looking for.

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  • Japanese language and culture course

    EN
    LC-Japan header 1

    If you want to get to know this country and the language better, or if you want to know what to pay attention to when doing business when working with Japanese companies, then this course is for you. In 14 weeks, you will learn some basic principles of the Japanese language, discover more about this special culture, and learn all about appropriate and effective intercultural communication with your Japanese counterparts.

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  • Japanese language and culture course

    EN
    LC-Japan header 1

    If you want to get to know this country and the language better, or if you want to know what to pay attention to when doing business when working with Japanese companies, then this course is for you. In 14 weeks, you will learn some basic principles of the Japanese language, discover more about this special culture, and learn all about appropriate and effective intercultural communication with your Japanese counterparts.

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  • Lab Animal Science

    EN
    Studypoints: 3.00
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  • Lebanon Valley College

    EN

    This month-long summer programme is designed for students from Lebanon Valley College (LVC). The programme provides students with an opportunity to travel and study in Europe and gain international business skills and exposure.

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  • Masterclass Management Control in de Praktijk

    NL
    mmc.jpg

    The Masterclass Management Control in Practice offers participants an insight into the Management Control model. In this model, themes such as change management, process management, innovation and planning, budgeting and forecasting are discussed.

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  • Medical Dutch for professionals (online)

    NL
    Other courses - Dutch: Medical Dutch, online coaching

    "De cursus ('Medisch Nederlands voor professionals/buitenlandse artsen') heeft me enorm geholpen om de Taaltoets Nederlands te halen. Dankzij dit resultaat heb ik mijn BIG registratie gekregen.”

    Lorenzo de Min 

    Ambieer je een carrière als arts in Nederland en is Nederlands niet je moedertaal? Om in Nederland als arts te kunnen werken, moeten artsen die in het buitenland zijn afgestudeerd een BIG-registratie aanvragen. Voor deze BIG-registratie is het vereist om de Taaltoets Nederlands voor artsen te halen (artsen die geen Europees diploma hebben moeten de AKV-toets afleggen). Deze toets wordt afgenomen bij Babel (Utrecht). Bij ons kun je terecht voor een (online) voorbereidingscursus op de Taaltoets Nederlands.

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  • Meiji Gakuin University

    EN

    This Summer Programme is organised for Japanese students from Meiji Gakuin University. Students take a course in European Arts and Culture and work on their English language skills while spending a summer abroad in Europe.

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  • Miami University

    EN

    The Miami University programme offers you the opportunity to learn more about different aspects of Europe and the European Union from an international business perspective.

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  • Muhlenberg College

    EN

    Muhlenberg's fall semester in Maastricht is especially designed for students majoring in accounting, business, economics or international studies, but is open to all students meeting programme prerequisites.

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  • Multilevel Analysis of Longitudinal Data (MALD)

    EN
    Start: Tuesday 6 April 2021 - End: Thursday 8 April 2021
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  • Non-Degree Business and Economics Courses

    EN

    Approximately 300 courses and skills training on BSc and MSc level are on offer. You can find all courses, course descriptions (including prerequisites and levels) and coordinators via code.unimaas.nl. To check which courses you can take, please select Non Degree Courses. The duration of a course is 7 weeks; for a skills training 2 weeks. Exact dates of course periods can be found in the course descriptions or looked up in the academic calendar. The workload of a course is approximately 20 hours a week, including group meetings and individual study. Students are not allowed to take more than two courses in a period. The workload for a skills training is about 40 hours per week. You can follow maximum 2 courses per course period (period 1,2,4,and 5) and 1 skill per skills period (period 3 and 6). If you have any questions about the content of a course or skill, please contact the block coordinator (lecturer) before applying. 

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  • PhD Critical Writing Skills (Online)

    EN
    digital nomad Sabrina Bos

    'The reason why I chose the Language Centre was because the course was an online one. It turned out to be a very stimulating and positive experience, not in the least because of the input of an enthusiastic mediator. The course is for different levels of PhD’s, novice as well as more experienced. I am confident this course helps me to further improve my academic writing skills!’

    Marlies Schillings | PhD student and Teacher Bewegingswetenschappen | Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences

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  • PhD European Studies

    EN + NL

    The PhD programme in European Studies is a part-time PhD programme for professionals, taught at UM's campus in Brussels.

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  • PhD Presentation Skills (Online)

    EN

    This course covers the wide range of issues that need to be considered when conducting or preparing to give conference presentation in English. All presentations are recorded and detailed feedback is provided. This course is open to PhD-candidates, employees and external clients.

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  • Politics, Law & International Relations in Europe

    EN

    The European Politics, Law & International Relations programme offers students a greater understanding of the contemporary European political and legal issues.

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  • Portuguese language course

    P
    Proficiency proof

    Would you like to learn Portuguese, or would you like to refresh your knowledge and take it to a higher level? This course is divided into two modules for beginner and basic knowledge levels. You will learn to communicate in different life situations, including work, study and holiday.

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  • Portuguese: web-based and interactive course

    P
    LC_online learning

    Are you interested in the Portuguese language and culture? Or would you like to refresh your knowledge and take it to the next level? Would you like to study online, where and when it suits you? Than the course 'Portuguese interactive coaching' is what you are looking for.

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  • Positive Psychology

    EN

    Positive psychology is devoted to understanding and learning how to build positive qualities in order to improve people’s well-being and help to promote the “good life”.

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  • Psychology & Neuroscience in Europe

    EN

    As a Psychology & Neuroscience in Europe student, you’ll be able to study the inter-relationship between psychological functions and neural activity in a unique research environment that enables ground-breaking study of the brain and behaviour.  

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  • Public Health & Medicine in Europe

    EN

    The Public Health & Medicine in Europe programme is for students studying public health, biology and life sciences who are interested in exploring the diverse approaches to public health challenges in a European context and as a preparation for Medical School.

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  • Regression analysis, Statistics part 2

    EN + NL
    Start: Friday 25 March 2022 - End: Friday 17 June 2022
    Studypoints: 3.00
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  • Russian language courses

    RU
    LC Russia

    Would you like to learn Russian, or would you like to refresh your knowledge and take it to a higher level? This course, divided into two modules, is for beginner and basic knowledge levels. You’ll learn how to communicate in different situations, including work, study and holiday. 

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  • Schakelprogramma Mental health

  • Scholarships for a FREE language course German or French

    DE + FR
    Cross-border working

    Employers consider language skills as one of the most important skills for future graduates. There is an increasing demand in border regions for bi-lingual professionals for developing border trade. In short, mastering German or French creates business opportunities in German an French speaking countries, your own country and elsewhere. For that reason Maastricht University (UM) now offers a limited amount of scholarships for a free German course at B2 level or a free French course at B2 level.

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  • Spanish language course

    SP
    Other courses - Spanish, writing skills coaching

    Would you like to get a basic introduction to Spanish or practise Spanish on a professional level? This course, divided into six levels, is for every level of proficiency. You'll learn to communicate in different situations, including work, studies or holidays.

     

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  • Summer Programme in European Studies

    EN

    The six-week Summer Programme in European Studies (SES) is designed for adventurous students looking for an authentic European study experience while earning credits towards their major.

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  • Survival Analysis

    EN

    This PhD course focuses on survival analysis - a branch of statistics for analyzing the expected duration of time until one or more events happen. The course is intended for PhD candidates of FHML, MaCSBIO, M4I and MERLN.

    Start: Friday 4 November 2022 - End: Friday 25 November 2022
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  • Tailor-made language course, individual or in a group

    NL + EN
    Flags of different countries from all over the world

    Would you like to quickly improve your command of a specific language? Our tailor-made intensive method is shown to be very effective. You follow intensive, face-to-face lessons in a language of your choice that are accompanied by supervised independent study and individual guidance. Everything is set according to your personal wishes.

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  • Washington & Lee University

    EN

    Every two years, Washington & Lee University sends students to Maastricht for a very special programme for chemistry students looking at a career in arts restoration. This short programme includes a field trip focused on Dutch Arts and restoration, during which the students visit conservation labs, museums and various other institutions.

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  • Writing Studio, personal coaching in Dutch or English (students only)

    EN + NL
    Minor in Creative Writing

    Do you wish to improve your argumentation techniques and text structure, or learn to better formulate your ideas and thoughts on paper? The Writing Studio offers personal coaching and professional feedback on your writing, either in Dutch or in English.

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  • Xavier University

    EN

    This month-long summer programme is designed for students from Xavier University. The programme provides students with an opportunity to travel and study in Europe and gain international business skills and exposure.

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  • Your first steps into statistics

    EN

    Your first steps into statistics.

    Start: Thursday 25 November 2021 - End: Thursday 16 December 2021
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