19 Jun

Liberal Arts and Sciences at University College Maastricht | Experience Day

What is it like to study Liberal Arts and Sciences at University College Maastricht (UCM)? Join the UCM Experience Day to find out.

University College Maastricht (UCM) is a Liberal Arts and Sciences honours bachelor’s programme that allows you to compose your own personalised curriculum. You can choose from more than 150 different courses in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences to build an academic profile that helps you meet your future goals. UCM ensures that you develop a basic understanding of a wide variety of academic disciplines and become an expert in a specific academic field. You will learn to think academically, become a self-directed learner and work well in international teams.

During the experience day, you will have the opportunity to find out what studying Liberal Arts and Sciences at UCM is like, engage in a classic UM-style Problem-Based Learning (PBL) tutorial with other prospective students, and meet current UCM students in a question and answer (Q&A) session.

With our experience day, you can find out whether the Liberal Arts and Sciences Programme at University College Maastricht is the right match for you.


Are you in your final year of high school or plan to start your studies in the next academic year? Then click on the green button on the right to register for this event.

Please be aware that this experience day is specifically meant for students who are interested in the bachelor’s degree Liberal Arts and Sciences of University College Maastricht.

The spots for the experience day are limited, so make sure to register on time.


Time Activity
10:45 Welcome
11:10 Information about UCM and student life
11:55 Tour of the UCM building and the surroundings
12:40 Lunch (provided by UCM)
13:20 Presentation of Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
13:35 PBL pre-discussion
14:20 Lecture
14:40 Self-study for PBL
15:20 PBL post-discussion
16:05 Q&A session with UCM students
16:40 Day closure
17:00 End


For the parents

Are your parents coming along too? If so, they are welcome to attend the presentations in the morning and a Parents’ session from 10:45 to 13:15.
It is an informal meeting where parents can get all of their remaining questions answered.

Please note that the lunch and the afternoon programme is only for students.

Questions and contact

Please do not hesitate to send us an email if one of our experience days is full. We might still be able to offer you a spot in the case of a cancellation.

If you have any questions about the experience day, reach out to us via email at: ucm-info@maastrichtuniversity.nl

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