Felix Charles Siebel (Germany), University College Maastricht
My first impression, when I first visited UCM's common room was: feels good, I wanna stay here.

I wanted to study something special and UCM sounded special. I wanted to study interdisciplinary political sciences in an international programme and I really liked the concept of PBL and student-led learning. After three years of studying I still consider UCM a truly excellent undergraduate programme.

Thanks to small-scale tutorials, highly committed and professional staff as well as very engaged students, the relationship between lecturers and students is personal, very constructive and fruitful. UCM is indeed a relatively close-knit community.

Maastricht is quite a bourgeois place at times, but people are friendly. It is quite a green city with many parks and, of course, the bicycle infrastructure is as great as you would expect in the Netherlands. I will miss Maastricht when I leave.

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