13 December 2019

UM: sharpest rise in the number of female professors

The highest increase in the number of female professors is at Maastricht University (UM), according to the Women Professors Monitor 2019, presented on Thursday. With a growth rate of 5.2%, UM is far above the average rate of 2.2%. The percentage of female professors in Maastricht now stands at 29.7%, earning UM a shared second place in the rankings together with Leiden University. With these figures, UM has more than achieved the targets for 2020.