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  • Academic presentations course for PhD-candidates and employees. (PhD-4)

    EN

    This course covers the wide range of issues that need to be considered when conducting or preparing to give conference presentation in English. This course is open to PHD-candidates, employees and external clients.

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  • Academic writing for Master’s and PhD 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 and master’s students in all disciplines. We also offer IMRaD courses for master’s and PhD students in Psychology, Biomedical Sciences and Health Sciences.

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  • Academic writing: Online PhD writing 1 and 2

    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 (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

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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 three modules, goes from beginner to intermediate level. You’ll learn to communicate in different situations, including work, study and holiday.

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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
    Alumni Circle 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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  • CIMA Exam Course

    NL

    Are you a qualified Register Controller (RC) and would you like international recognition by using the title Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)? The CIMA Exam Course is an intensive 5-day exam training that optimally prepares you for the Strategic Case Study Exam that leads to CGMA recognition.

    Start: Tuesday 10 April 2018 - End: Tuesday 10 April 2018
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  • De kracht van service innovatie

    NL
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    How can you continuously create added value for your customers? In this course, the focus is on strategic innovation management, hands-on tools and working on your own business case. The goal is to strengthen the innovative capacity of yourself and your organization!

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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 for 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: B@sic Dutch (students only)

    NL
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    '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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  • Dutch: B@sic Dutch for German speakers (students only)

    NL
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    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 basic Dutch with a focus on speaking and listening skills.

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  • Dutch: medical Dutch, online

    NL
    Other courses - Dutch: Medical Dutch, online coaching

    Have you obtained the bachelor ITM degree at Maastricht University, but not completed your secondary education in the Dutch language, and you would like to follow a medical master’s degree in Dutch (which is exclusively open to students with a bachelor's degree in Medicine from Maastricht University)? If so, you will have to follow a course in medical Dutch, in addition to passing the NT2 State Exam of Dutch as a second language, programme II (Staatsexamen NT2, programma II). If you wish to follow a course at your own pace and at times that are convenient for you, our course with online coaching could be what you’re looking for.  

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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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  • Effectief leiderschap

    NL
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    Do you want your team to perform better? And are you willing to critically evaluate your own role in the team? In this course, you learn how to assess your own behaviour in relation to the behaviour of others. How does your behaviour block certain developments and how can you change that?

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  • English: Cambridge English Language 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 practicing a variety of communicative tasks, such as discussions, negotiations, and teamwork reports.

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  • English: IELTS Preparation Course

    EN
    International Student Week

    In the IELTS preparation course, 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.

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  • Foundation Programme

    EN

    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.  

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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
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    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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  • Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship for Scientists

    EN

    InSciTe offers a unique course of intellectual property and entrepreneurship for scientists.
    During the course, you will receive a practical introduction to the fundamentals of intellectual property law, research policy and entrepreneurship. The aim is to enable you to think strategically about intellectual property rights (IPR) held by others, as well as intellectual property that you may develop in the course of your research.

     

    Start: Thursday 26 May 2016 - End: Friday 26 May 2017
    Studypoints: 2.00
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  • International Finance & Control Campus

    NL + EN
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    This programme is about innovation, change and increasing personal impact. You will gain more insight into yourself as a finance leader. Top teachers provide the theoretical basis. In addition, you share your experiences and discuss relevant cases with other participants.

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  • Italian language course

    IT
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    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 online intensive coaching

    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 Online, intensive coaching’ is what you are looking for.

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  • Leading Business Services

    EN
    Leading Business Services

    Our Leading Business Services programme is useful for anyone tasked with bringing the essence or soul of Business Services into an organisation. Becoming a true service provider is about finding new business models, implementing new organisational structures and changing the way performance is managed.

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  • Leren, Innoveren en Presteren in Organisaties

    NL
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    In three group meetings, you will analyse how organizations perform. Among others, you will look at organizational structures and how people learn in an organization. You also consider the question of how you can measure and develop the talent and innovative capacity of your employees.

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  • Masterclass Management Control in de Praktijk

    NL
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    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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  • 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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  • 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. 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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  • Opleiding Business Control

    NL
    Opleiding Business Control

    This high-quality one-year programme focuses on (future) business controllers who need to advise about bringing and keeping organizations, projects or processes in control. The training is also an excellent preparation for professionals who are ready for a management position on a higher level.

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  • Permanente Educatie voor Finance & Control Professionals

    NL
    Permanente Educatie voor Finance & Control Professionals

    For Finance & Control professionals, attending seminars and conferences, taking part in workshops and trainings and reading professional journals is indispensable and often compulsory. UMIO offers many opportunities to acquire knowledge and the required PE points through meetings and multi-day trainings, for individual professionals and organizations.

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  • Permanente Educatie voor Toezichthouders en Bestuurders

    NL
    Permanente Educatie voor Toezichthouders en Bestuurders

    Many supervisors and administrators want to keep developing themselves to make sure they perform their job duties properly. To stay effective in their management or supervisory function, they regularly attend supplementary trainings. Attending seminars and conferences and taking part in workshops is indispensable and more and more often compulsory. UMIO offers many opportunities to acquire knowledge and the required PE points through meetings and multi-day trainings, for individual professionals and organizations.

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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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  • Russian language courses

    RU
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    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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  • 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 modules, is for every level of proficiency. You'll learn to communicate in different situations, including work, studies or holidays.

     

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  • Spanish: writing skills coaching

    SP
    Other courses - Writing course

    Do you wish to improve your Spanish writing skills and need personal guidance? ‘Spanish, writing skills coaching’ will provide you with this kind of assistance. Choose the four-, six-, or eight-hour coaching option and receive professional feedback for your written work.

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  • Tailor-made courses, various languages

    EN

    Improve your knowledge of Dutch, English or other modern languages. Learn to express yourself effectively and correctly at work, in your studies or in your personal life. Whether you want to focus on your speaking, listening, reading or writing skills, this personalised course is designed to suit your specific needs.

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  • Turkish language course

    TU
    Alumni Circle Istanbul

    Would you like to learn basic Turkish? This course, which consists of 14 two-hour lessons, is suitable for people with no prior knowledge of Turkish. You’ll learn the basics of the Turkish language and build a vocabulary that will allow you to express yourself in everyday life.

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  • Verandermanagement

    NL
    Verandermanagement

    Do you work for an organization that never stands still? In three group meetings, managers and/or employees will learn how to look at organizational changes from different angles.

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  • Workshop Service Design Thinking

    NL
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    In a challenging afternoon, you will be introduced to both Service Innovation and Service Design, and best practices will be shared. Through a combination of trends, user insights and challenges, your creative potential will get unleashed. Tangible and practical outcomes characterise this workshop.

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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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