In addition to standard master's programmes, Maastricht University offers a number of programmes for professionals. These range from Executive MBAs to training in the health professions. Most applicants are seeking post-graduate studies or have been active in the labour market for a substantial period of time. The majority of the programmes are part-time, allowing students to maintain their career while furthering their education.
The programmes in the overview below lead to a master’s degree. We also offer non-degree programmes and (short) courses for professionals. Please view the Other courses overview for more information.
For many post-graduate courses there are discounts for UM alumni. For more information, please see the programme of your choice. For other alumni services you can visit our alumni pages.
The Advanced Master’s in Intellectual Property Law focuses on the legal dimensions of intellectual property, patent rights and industrial technology. You'll build the legal foundation and practical and technical skills to advance your career as a legal practitioner, European patent agent or manager in a knowledge-intensive industry.
The EuroMBA combines 10 online courses in management with 6 weeks of residential teaching. You’ll have the flexibility to work where and when you want, allowing you to combine studying with a busy work schedule. You’ll learn how to develop business plans, about the impact of green innovations on business, and how to manage in emerging markets. You’ll also develop your leadership skills, your emotional intelligence and your power to bring about change.
Aanpak veranderen in de klas? Onderwijs verbeteren op school? Vernieuwen op basis van de laatste wetenschappelijke inzichten? Evidence based innovation – wetenschappelijk onderbouwde vernieuwing – houdt in dat je je als docent niet laat leiden door veronderstellingen of vooroordelen, maar door feiten. Ideeën voor onderwijsvernieuwing zijn er genoeg, de vraag is: wat werkt? Die vraag vormt het uitgangspunt van de master Evidence Based Innovation in Teaching (MEBIT).
This two-year, part-time programme for professionals offers you the tools and insights for making your organisation and its information systems highly flexible. It provides professional insights into the enterprise IT architecture, links with business strategy and the management of IT governance, leadership and change. The programme is offered in cooperation between Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics and Antwerp Management School.
The master’s programme in IT Governance and Assurance will provide you with the know-how to turn IT innovations into business value and to effectively manage IT-related business risks. The programme is designed specifically for working professionals and is offered in cooperation between Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics and Antwerp Management School.
This two-year, part-time programme is largely based on distance learning. The focus is on exploring the interrelationship between educational theory, research and educational practice. This programme will help you become one of the educational leaders of the future.
This executive programme is offered by Maastricht University, VU Amsterdam and the University of Florida. It includes six two-week seminars and distance learning activities that cover issues such as internal control, information systems, auditing and assurance. You’ll develop professional skills by critically analysing and solving real-life cases. You can also select a module that helps you prepare for licensing in the Netherlands, the UK or the US.
The international Executive Master's programme of Finance and Control (iEMFC) is for working professionals who have a master’s-level background in finance, accounting or information management. The programme takes two and a half years on a part-time basis and is taught in English. You’ll have a total of six, two-week seminars, taught in Maastricht, Boston and Shanghai.
This programme information is only offered in Dutch.
High-quality, international, personal, interactive, varied and complete… that is how participants describe their MaastrichtMBA learning journey! Our MBA is a two-year part-time executive programme that focuses on responsible leadership. In this context we actively stimulate you to develop skills to lead yourself, your team and your organisation.