Maastricht University (UM) is one of the best universities in Netherlands, consistently placed among the world's best institutions in international league table.

UM has the following Faculties and Schools:
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
- School of Business and Economics
- Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (School of Health Professions Education)
- Faculty of Humanities and Sciences (Department of Knowledge Engineering; International Centre for Integrated assessment & Sustainable development; Maastricht Graduate School of Governance; University College Maastricht)
- Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience
- Faculty of Law

The Maastricht University School of Business and Economics has been awarded three prestigious accreditations by: AMBA, AACSB, EQUIS.

The master's programme in International Business has been included in the ranking of Master in Management Programmes published by the Financial Times.


- It scores 1st place in Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs 2010 issue.

- Ranked 116th among the world's top universities in the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings 2009. It is also rated 65th globally for Social Sciences.

- CHE awarded Maastricht University School of Business and Economics with a total of 8 out of 10 possible stars (The Excellence Ranking 2009 by the German Centre for Higher Education Development, CHE).

- 1st in the Netherlands for BSc Fiscal Economics, BSC Econometrics and Operations Research, and the MSc Economics/IB (Elsevier ranking 2009).

- The MSc International Business is placed 29th (FT 2009). The School of Business and Economics is also placed highly in the following categories: 3rd in value for money, 20th in aims achieved percentage, 11th in international mobility, 14th in international students percentage.

- 55th in the Financial Times ranking of Top 65 European MBA programs 2008.

- The undergraduate degrees in International Business and Economics were ranked 1st in the Netherlands in the 2008 Elsevier ranking.

- The International Business programme is placed 25th among the top 40 European schools. The programme also made the 4th position on the list "Best in International Business" and 3rd in the category "Value for Money" (FT 2008).

- 1st in the Netherlands by the Dutch publication Elsevier (2005-2006).

- According to the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OC&W), it is ranked 1st of all Dutch Universities in a report on quality of education in 2004 and 2005.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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