Maastricht University (UM)
The most international university in the Netherlands stands out for its innovative approach to learning and international outlook. With 16,000 students and 4,000 staff, Maastricht University offers a wide choice of academic programmes, all of which are designed to bring out the best in its students.
Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (UMSBE)
You want a master’s degree recognised around the world. And you want skills and experience that will prepare you for further studies or a successful career. At the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (UMSBE), you’ll find all this and more.
Innovative and dynamic
Problem-Based Learning (PBL) is the methodology for which we are famous. This means small tutorial groups, close contact with your tutors, and a highly interactive style of learning. PBL trains you to be an active and independent participant. These skills are a huge plus in today’s job market.
Practical and professional
Employers like our graduates because they are trained in relevant, real-life skills: managing yourself and your team, giving and receiving constructive criticism, meeting deadlines, producing concrete results, and taking responsibility, but also taking risks. To prepare you for the international labour market, we have initiated the International Classroom Development Programme, in which you will learn to work in teams composed of various different nationalities. We also put you in direct contact with employers through internships, recruitment events and company visits. Career services are incorporated into all programmes. And our alumni circles organise regular networking opportunities.
Research and reputation
At SBE, you learn from the best. Our research is consistently rated first or second in national peer reviews. What’s more, we are among the 52 business schools worldwide that have been granted the prestigious Triple Crown accreditation (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA). They also consistently get high praise in the Dutch, German and international rankings.
Start here ... go anywhere
In short, SBE provides the highest quality education and a springboard to the next step. You’ll find that the knowledge, skills and experience from your SBE master’s will put you on the best possible footing. We look forward to welcoming you here.
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School of Business and Economics
6211 Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands