Research institutes and themes

  • School of Business and Economics
    Today's challenges, tomorrow's solutions: the seven research themes of Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics aim to help build a better world through creative, collaborative and interdisciplinary scholarship.
  • CARIM thumbnail image
    One of the top institutes for translational cardiovascular research in Europe. Focus on vascular & thrombotic disorders, atrial fibrillation as well as translational heart failure research.
  • Learning and Work
    In the office, the marketplace and among nations, cooperation and conflict play complex roles. Their many facets are the focus of the Conflict & Cooperation research theme at Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics.
  • Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Bright ideas, fresh paths, new markets: these drivers of progress are the focus of the Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship research theme at Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics
  • Culture Ethics and Leadership
    Businesses' values, practices and societal impact are now in the spotlight. The Culture, Ethics and Leadership research theme at Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics takes a closer look.
  • Data-Driven Decision-Making
    Our digital age is creating vast amounts of data; their opportunities and threats are the focus of the Data-Driven Decision-Making research theme at Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics
  • GROW logo
    Focuses on genetic and cellular mechanisms, as well as environmental and life-style factors that underlie normal (embryonic and foetal) and abnormal (cancer) development.
  • Human Decisions and Policy Design
    The societal impact of our individual choices - from breakfasts to pensions - are the focus of the Human Decisions and Policy Design research theme at Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics.
  • Learning and Work
    The changing world of work, education and skills are the focus of the Learning & Work research theme at Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics
  • MHENS Institute
    Investigates the complex interplay between basic brain mechanisms, brain/cognitive function, & psychopathology, with emphasis on prevalent psychiatric, neuropsychiatric, & neurological conditions.