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Maastricht University

Location: Maastricht, The Netherlands
Websiteinfo for exchange students
Language of instruction: English
Fall semester
August - January (max. 32 ECTS) (Period 1, 2, 3)
August - December (max. 26 ECTS) (Period 1, 2)

Spring semester
January - July (max. 32 ECTS) (Period 4, 5, 6)
January - June (max. 26 ECTS) (Period 4, 5)

August - July (max. 60 ECTS)
August - June (max. 54 ECTS)


  • Maastricht has everything a student could wish for: a beautiful and historic city centre, a countless number of inviting sidewalk cafés, pubs and restaurants, sports facilities, discos and other nightspots, etc.
  • Film, music and theatre fans will find a wealth of opportunities in Maastricht. Are you a lover of landscapes and natural beauty? Then you'll find ample opportunity to take long, beautiful, leisurely walks or to go mountain biking in the region surrounding Maastricht.
  • Students may speak with a Maastricht University staff member online for more information about the school. Email  for assistance setting up an appointment.


Area of study

  • psychology

Exchange credit history

See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from Maastricht University. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.


  • On-campus housing: Not available.
  • Off-campus housing: The Guesthouse UM is the main source of housing for international students and offers several locations within the vicinity of the faculties of the University of Maastricht.

Medical Insurance, Immigration & Arrival

  • Medical insurance: Mandatory
  • Immigration documents: A student visa is required
  • Orientation program: Available and mandatory

How to apply

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