Zuyd offers 34 bachelor's programmes (5 taught in English) and 13 master's programmes (6 taught in English) in 10 fields of interest:
Zuyd has more than 30 research centres. Associate professors, lecturers, and students carry out practically-oriented and socially-relevant research. They contribute to innovations and developments in the business sector and connect practice and education.
Zuyd expresses its research focus areas - which contribute to regional development - through three Expertise Centres in the fields of care and technology, sustainable building and materials, and chemistry.
At Zuyd, you can look forward to getting your international career off to a great start. You will receive outstanding training for a senior or managerial position. Degrees are officially recognized and internationally valid. Zuyd is a state funded institution and legally protected by the Dutch government.
The International Office is happy to help you throughout the various application processes for admission and visa, and with coming to live in Maastricht.
Zuyd offers a two day introduction programme to welcome international students at the beginning of the academic year. Participation is completely free.The series of interesting activities and events will enable you to meet fellow students and staff, have lots of fun, familiarize yourself not only with the university but also with the city of Maastricht, interesting regions on the outskirts and introduce you to the Dutch culture.
Are you looking for a room in Maastricht or it's surroundings? In contrast to many other student cities in the Netherlands, it is relatively easy to find a room or studio in Maastricht. But even so, we advice you to start your search early.
All the campuses of Zuyd have libraries featuring modern computer and study facilities. At the libraries you can consult and borrow books, magazines and audiovisual media.
The website of the library provides easy access to several databases. With the free library card you can get access to other libraries in the region, including the library of Maastricht University.
All of our buildings feature computer work stations with fast internet access. You will also have access to a Wi-Fi network, a computer account with a personal e-mail address, storage capacity for your personal files and printing facilities. The ICT Helpdesk offers support for all your IT-related enquiries.
There are three options for health insurance:
Maastricht is one of the most beautiful cities of the Netherlands. With 120,000 inhabitants, the city is quite small. However, it has a cosmopolitan feel, due to its proximity to Belgium and Germany. Students make up about 20% of the population, warranting a lively student culture. Maastricht is popular for its rich cultural life, a wide variety of shops, many terraces, bars and restaurants. It is regarded as one of the safest cities in the Netherlands. All of which make it an ideal place to live, work and study in.
Zuyd has eight campuses in Maastricht.
If you are studying in Maastricht you can buy a Maastricht University Sport card, entitling you to discounts. In addition, you can take part in lots of other activities with this card.
Joining a student association during your study is fun as well as educational and will help you make you feel at home! Some faculties or study programmes have their own dedicated clubs and associations. There are also a number of general student organisations.
Zuyd is financed and fully recognized by the Dutch government. The quality of the study programmes is continuously monitored through external assessment and accreditation processes by the NVAO (Netherlands-Flemish Accreditation Organisation).
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