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.
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 master’s students in all disciplines. We also offer IMRaD courses for master’s and PhD candidates in Psychology, Biomedical Sciences and Health Sciences.
'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 (Neill Wylie). 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
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.
With a focus on Business the Baylor Summer 1 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!
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.
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 Dutch Culture and Language (DCL) programme is organised specifically for University of California students who are spending a semester abroad at Maastricht University. The two-week orientation programme offers students a chance to immerse themselves in Dutch language, history, art, politics and more.
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 focus on helping you become a more confident and fluent user of English. You’ll improve your English skills through practicing a variety of communicative tasks, such as discussions, negotiations, and teamwork reports.
In the IELTS preparation course, the 4-week online IELTS 'Prep Plus" course or the group course in class you will be familiarised with the examination strategies used in the IELTS test, an English proficiency test recognised by many different organisations across the world. You’ll enhance your writing, speaking, listening and reading skills, and you’ll specifically focus on improving the things that will help you to get a better IELTS score.
Are you interested in improving your spoken Dutch or pronunciation and prefer not to do so in a group? Is spelling a problem for you or do you feel that your texts are not sufficiently professional? Would you like to be well-prepared for the state exam or another type of exam?
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 international students who wish to do a bachelor’s programme at Maastricht University but do not meet the admission requirements. It is a one year, full-time study programme consisting of English language training, content courses, academic skills training and cultural and social events that will help you integrate smoothly into your new life in the Netherlands as well as the study of your choice.
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 History, Culture & Arts 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.
This month-long Summer programme is offered 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.
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.
The European Politics, Law & International Relations programme offers students a greater understanding of the contemporary European political and legal issues.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This month-long Summer programme is offered 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.