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.
Wil je je studiesucces vergroten en begrijpelijk en aantrekkelijk schriftelijk communiceren? Doe dan mee met de cursus Academisch Schrijven in het Nederlands. Deze cursus is bedoeld voor studenten die aan hun Nederlandse taalcompetenties willen werken en verschillende soorten gesproken en geschreven informatie beter willen begrijpen en verwerken.
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.
Baylor in Maastricht is one of the oldest and most popular study abroad programmes at Baylor. It is a 3-month (spring) or full semester (fall) study abroad programme in which students take classes offered by CES and a Baylor faculty member.
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!
Ben je Nederlandstalig en twijfel je soms aan de effectiviteit van je communicatie en heb je behoefte aan feedback op je Nederlands? Of is Nederlands niet je moedertaal en voel je je niet helemaal zeker als je Nederlands schrijft?
In de online workshops ‘Beter schrijven in het Nederlands' kun je je schrijfvaardigheid naar een hoger niveau brengen en daarmee je zelfvertrouwen bij het schrijven in het Nederlands vergroten.
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.
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.
The CNU summer programme offers you a unique opportunity to study cross-cultural leadership in a real-world setting.
The CU-Boulder summer programme gives you the opportunity to explore the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany, learning first-hand about Leading and Managing Across Cultures in Northern Europe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.'
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.
The Effective Communication courses will help you communicate more accurately and effectively in study, work and social environments. You’ll improve your English skills through practising a variety of communicative tasks, such as discussions, negotiations, and groupwork.
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.
Maastricht University offers training for candidates preparing for the Pre-Examination of the European Qualifying Examination (EQE).
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.
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.
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.
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.
This postgraduate course addresses Health Technology Assessment (HTA). It provides an in-depth theoretical and practical foundation on HTA and focusses on trial-based economic evaluation (cost-effectiveness research), i.e. full economic evaluations in all its steps based on effectiveness studies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
R (https://www.r-project.org/) is a programming language and software environment for carrying out computations, manipulating and analyzing data, and creating various types of plots and graphics. R has become the 'lingua franca of statistics' and the software of choice for analyzing data in various disciplines.
Good statistical knowledge is essential when planning and conducting scientific research. It is also necessary for accurate interpretation of the research results. This course therefore offers an introduction to statistics with regard to scientific, patient-oriented research or other research into human or animal subjects. It covers different statistical concepts/methodologies rather than focusing on a particular package/software (as Introduction to R does).
This course is being postponed to next academic year 2022-2023, due to insufficient registrations.
This Italian course aims to boost the Italian language level you have.
A course with 4, one-to-one sessions with your tutor. The sessions are designed not only to boost your knowledge of Italian but also to motivate you to engage with the Italian language through interesting and relevant topics. The one-to-one online sessions via Zoom ensure fast and effective improvement.
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.
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 ‘Italian web-based and interactive course’ is what you are looking for.
This course is intended for researchers who plan to design and perform animal experiments in the Netherlands. Researchers have ethical, moral and legal obligations when working with laboratory animals
The Leadership and Management in a Global World programme is designed for CISaustralia students who want to learn more about leadership and change in both a global and a business context.
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.
Maastricht Summer School (MSS) offers courses in a large variety of subjects in the fields of Art & Culture, Business & Economics, Law & Politics, Science and Social Sciences. These courses are geared towards students at undergraduate/bachelor level, graduate/master level and professionals.
"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
Wil je werken als medische professional in de Nederlandse zorg en Nederlands is niet je moedertaal dan heb je een BIG-registratie nodig. Voor deze BIG-registratie is het vereist om de Taalvaardigheidstoets Nederlands voor artsen te halen (artsen die geen Europees diploma hebben moeten de AKV-toets afleggen). Bij ons kun je terecht voor een (online) voorbereidingscursus op de Taalvaardigheidstoets Nederlands B2+.
Mocht je al Nederlands spreken en hoef je alleen nog maar een Taalvaardigheidstoets Nederlands B1 of B2+ te doen voor je BIG-registratie dan kun je hier ook voor bij ons terecht.
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.
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.
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.
Multilevel models are a class of regression models for data that have a hierarchical or nested structure. Repeated measurements in longitudinal studies or patients nested within hospitals are examples of data with a hierarchical structure.
Standard regression models such as ordinary least squares that ignore such hierarchical structures can produce invalid results leading to incorrect conclusions. Mixed-effects regression models instead take into account this hierarchical structure when analyzing the data
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.
'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
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.
The European Politics, Law & International Relations programme offers students a greater understanding of the contemporary European political and legal issues.
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.
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? Then the 'Portuguese web-based and interactive course' is what you are looking for.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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 Dutch, German or French creates business opportunities in Dutch, German and French speaking countries, your own country and elsewhere. For that reason Maastricht University (UM) now offers a limited amount of scholarships for an Advanced Dutch (B2 or C1minus), or a German & French (B2 or B2plus) language course.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Your first steps into statistics.