Rankings & recognition
The Advanced Masters IPKM are fully accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). See the accreditation report for the MSc and the LLM programme.
The IPKM MSc is furthermore accredited by the European Patent Office (EPO) for EQE remission. IPKM is a member of the European Intellectual Property Institutes Network (EIPIN) and a founding member of the Pan-European Seal Professional Traineeship Programme.
UM is the 6th best young university in the world
Maastricht University is placed sixth place in the 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) '200 Under 50' ranking for best young universities in the world. UM is proud to have its continued efforts, for example toward internationalisation, affirmed in this THE ranking. UM also scores a top 10 position (with 7th place) in the 2016 QS ‘Top 50 under 50’; ranking highest of all European universities. These special rankings for young universities are published to give an indication as to which universities are expected in the future to become the top universities worldwide.