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School of Business and Economics

The Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE) provides high-quality education to students and conducts excellent research, offering an international perspective in the fields of economics and international business management, public policy, governance and sustainability.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (23)
Social Sciences (7)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)



The educational approach of the School of Business and Economics (SBE) revolves around small-scale teaching methods supported by an electronic learning environment, a portfolio of international study programmes and strong incentives for top-quality research.

All degree programmes make use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL) with an emphasis on skills development – problem-solving, group work and self-directed learning – to prepare students optimally for the European and international knowledge society.


SBE research is challenge-driven. Our School provides a home to researchers working in disciplines ranging from business and economics to sustainability and governance, to address the complexity of societal challenges using multidisciplinary approaches.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Student services

  • The Programme Committee plays a major role in educational quality assurance and improvement within SBE. Consisting of students and academic staff, it is an independent body installed by law to secure the position of the student. 
  • The Programme Committee is asked by the SBE Board or the Educational Institute (EdIn) for consent on some educational matters like the EER, and can issue advice, solicited or otherwise, on other issues. 

Student Life

Sports facilities

UM alumni are entitled to a UM SPORTS membership for the rest of their lives, and can thus make use of the sports facilities at Maastricht University. Continue to join your favourite group class, training or course, stay in shape by working out in the gym or join the UM Cycling or UM Running community. 

Student clubs

  • The SBE Alumni community provides excellent opportunities on behalf of career development, lifelong learning and staying connected with your alma mater.
  • Maastricht University (UM) organises various social, networking and themed events which can boost your career, will update you about developments within UM but also enables you to stay in touch with fellow alumni and reminisce about your time in Maastricht. 


Triple Crown accredited (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA)

Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands

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