International students

Starting your studies

Ready to apply for a study programme at Maastricht University (UM)? Here's a quick guide with all the information you might need when starting and working on your application process.  It will help make your preparations for your studies as smooth as possible. And it will save you time. 

Admission & registration

You first need to register via Studielink, the official registration and application portal for study programmes at Dutch universities. You will receive login details to access the MyApplication portal, where all matters concerning your application can be arranged.

My Application Portal

Studying at UM

When you’ve decided to apply for a study programme at UM, you may want to know a little more about studying at this university. We’ve listed some key information for you.

Questions? Talk to our Student Ambassadors!

Living in Maastricht

There is so much more to life than studying. And Maastricht is a great city to live in! Are you working on your application and wondering how the rest of your life could take shape in Maastricht? Have a look at the possibilities below.

Coming to UM from abroad

More than half of our students come from abroad, so we have lots of experience in helping them find their way. We support international students and try to inform them as best as we can when dealing with study-related or other matters.



Questions? Please contact us!

Check out the FAQs for prospective students, contact your faculty or the UM Student Helpdesk:

 +31 43 388 5388
 Livechat (Mon-Fri, 8.30-17.00 CET)
 Facebook (messenger)

mymaastricht   is the one-stop information platform to help (international) students find their way in the city.