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Liberal Arts and Sciences (Maastricht Science programme)


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Maastricht Science Programme offers you the opportunity to create your personal curriculum from a broad offer of courses in the natural sciences.

MSP offers courses in a diverse range of fields:

* physics

* chemistry

* mathematics

* biology

* neuroscience

* entrepreneurship

* other interdisciplinary courses

Ideal for students with a broad interest in the natural sciences who do not want to be tied down by a predetermined programme.

Maastricht Science Programme emphasizes new ways of learning. Through Problem- and Research-Based Learning you are encouraged to explore the material yourself and to apply it to real cases (PBL) and to conduct your own research (RBL). As a student you have a lot of freedom in your curriculum, while being guided intensively by teachers and staff.

Maastricht Science Programme in short:

* A personal and unique curriculum

* A broad offer of science courses

* English classes in an international setting

* Personal guidance (Academic Advising)

* Problem- and Research-Based Learning

* Hands-on experience in research and development in cooperation with:

- Hasselt University, RWTH Aachen & Hogeschool Zuyd

- Companies like DSM & Sabic




Bachelor of Science


3 years

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee

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Application requirements

The board of admissions assesses your application based on your personal statement. When this is good enough you will get invited for an interview.

Your grade list will also be taken into accountwith your application.

You have to add a personal statement from between 500-800 words to your application.

If you do not meet the English requirements as stated on the website

You are eligible for admission to the MSP if you have a Dutch VWO diploma or an international equivalent thereof. Having a mathematics education including calculus, especially fundamentals of differentiation and integration, is highly recommended (This is equivalent to the Dutch wiskunde B VWO). A list of valid diplomas can be found at under Admission Requirements

Language requirements

IELTS overall band
TOEFL computer based
TOEFL internet based
TOEFL paper based
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '23 1 May '23 1 Apr '23
1 Feb '24 1 Nov '23 1 Oct '23


Maastricht University

Main address
Minderbroederweg 4 tot 6
6211 LK Maastricht
043 - 3882222

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