Before your studies begin
Please make sure to start all of your preparations on time once you've decided that you'd like to study at UM. It doesn't matter whether you're from the Netherlands or abroad, both the admission and registration process and finding a room will require time and effort.
Student Services Centre (SSC)
+31 43 38 85 388
Mon to Fri 08.30 - 18.00 hours
Application & Enrolment
You'll have to apply to become a student at Maastricht University. The application process consists of a number of steps.
Cancelling your application
As a student, you'll naturally be required to pay a tuition fee. How much you will be asked to pay depends on several factors. Read more
Tuition fees UM bachelor's
Tuition fees UM master's
Explanation tuition fees
When should you pay?
Living in Maastricht
Are you going be moving to Maastricht? Or will you keep living where you live now? Find out more about the things you'll need to arrange. Read more
Finding suitable accommodation
Moving and registering in the municipality where you live
International students (before coming to Maastricht)
Coming from abroad to study in Maastricht is a major step. Maastricht University is happy to help you with your preparations. Read more
Scholarships / Financial aid
Visa and residence permit
Welcome package for international students
Opening a Dutch bank account
Information for refugees
Pre-Academic Training (PAT)
Country representatives for international students
International Student Helpdesk
Current affairs (Brexit, COVID-19, war in Ukraine)
Information about programmes can be found on this site. You can also download our brochures, or request a hardcopy by mail.
Before you start studying at Maastricht University, you’re invited to take part in INKOM and the introduction days organised by the faculties. This gives you the opportunity to get to know your fellow students, your programme and faculty, UM SPORTS, student and study associations and the city of Maastricht. Read more