24 months
9950 EUR/year
9950 EUR/year
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At Scientific Illustration from Zuyd University of Applied Sciences you will learn to make accurate visualizations of topics from the clinical, medical and biological domain. You will get the skills to use a wide range of traditional and digital visualization techniques.


Scientific Illustration from Zuyd University of Applied Sciences is an international study programme in which you will meet students from European countries and beyond. It is a cooperation between Zuyd University of Applied Science and the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences at Maastricht University.

Students at Scientific Illustration from Zuyd University of Applied Sciences will:

  • create a scientifically correct image
  • be capable of communicating with specialists from different scientific fields, understanding the scientific problem and then be able to convert it into visualization for a specific target audience. 
  • not only be trained in anatomy and medical nomenclature but you’ll also be guided in the field of communication.
  • build up experience in making abstractions and schematisations of the reality to create an image that tells the scientific story in the best possible way.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The anatomical specimen
  • The mammalian locomotor system
  • Illustrating the animal in vivo
  • Dissection of the laboratory rat
  • The mammalian skull
  • Microsurgery on the laboratory rat (instruments and hands)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of your passport

  • Your official diploma and transcript of records or a current list of marks if you are not graduated yet

  • Your certificate of English-language proficiency (IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC or Cambridge).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9950 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9950 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Maastricht

700 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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