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 specialised courses for master’s and PhD students in Psychology, Biomedical Sciences and Health Sciences.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.