University guide 2023 awards six UM bachelor’s programmes top-rated status

Eight of the 23 bachelor’s programmes at Maastricht University (UM) that were assessed have been voted the best in the country. Seventeen of them are among the top three within their discipline. Six UM programmes have also been awarded ‘Top-rated Programme’ status. The rankings were published today in the university guide Keuzegids Universiteiten 2023.

Top-rated Programme

Two of the three Liberal Arts colleges at Maastricht University, University College Maastricht and University College Venlo, have again been ranked among the best in the country, and retain their Top-rated Programme quality seals. In addition, another four UM bachelor’s programmes have been awarded top-rated status: Econometrics, Medicine, the interdisciplinary programme Global Studies and the new Circular Engineering programme.

Quality assessment

The Keuzegids Universiteiten guide assesses a variety of aspects of education. Maastricht is still ranked as the most international university in the Netherlands, and the lecturers’ level of English is rated the highest. Most UM programmes also score particularly well on the aspect of preparation for a professional career.

About the guide

Keuzegids Universiteiten is a guide for prospective students that is compiled annually by an independent editorial team. The rankings in the 2023 guide have been compiled on the basis of student assessments of bachelor’s programmes in the National Student Survey. The full guide is available online here (in Dutch).

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