Keuzegids Bachelors 2019: three UM Colleges stable at the top

The three Liberal Arts colleges of Maastricht University retain their top positions in the Keuzegids Bachelors 2019. University College Maastricht once again heads the list of Dutch Colleges and both Maastricht Science Programme and University College Venlo continue to score high points and retain their quality seals.

As many as twelve out of the eighteen bachelor's programmes at UM are among the top three in the annual Keuzegids rankings. Fiscal Economics has now also risen to first place. Data Science & Knowledge Engineering remains in the lead with a better evaluation from students. The FHML programmes Biomedical Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences have also scored more points than last year.

Quality assessment
The Keuzegids assesses several aspects of our education. As the country’s most international university, UM scores highest in the categories international exchange and international outlook. The quality of English as the language of instruction at UM is also ranked top of the table. Most UM programmes score particularly high for their practice-oriented approach, their facilities and their curricula.

About the Keuzegids
An independent editorial team at the Centrum Hoger Onderwijs Informatie (Centre for Higher Education Information) compiles the annual Keuzegids as a guide for prospective students. The 2019 rankings are based on student and expert evaluations of the programmes, lecturers, facilities, etc. A full copy of the Keuzegids Universiteiten 2018 can be found on the Keuzegids website.

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