Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics

Introduction
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Maastricht University (UM)

The most international university in the Netherlands stands out for its innovative approach to learning and international outlook. With 16,000 students and 4,000 staff, Maastricht University offers a wide choice of academic programmes, all of which are designed to bring out the best in its students.

Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (UMSBE)

You want a master’s degree recognised around the world. And you want skills and experience that will prepare you for further studies or a successful career. At the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (UMSBE), you’ll find all this and more.

Innovative and dynamic

Problem-Based Learning (PBL) is the methodology for which we are famous. This means small tutorial groups, close contact with your tutors, and a highly interactive style of learning. PBL trains you to be an active and independent participant. These skills are a huge plus in today’s job market.

Practical and professional

Employers like our graduates because they are trained in relevant, real-life skills: managing yourself and your team, giving and receiving constructive criticism, meeting deadlines, producing concrete results, and taking responsibility, but also taking risks. To prepare you for the international labour market, we have initiated the International Classroom Development Programme, in which you will learn to work in teams composed of various different nationalities. We also put you in direct contact with employers through internships, recruitment events and company visits. Career services are incorporated into all programmes. And our alumni circles organise regular networking opportunities.

Research and reputation

At SBE, you learn from the best. Our research is consistently rated first or second in national peer reviews. What’s more, we are among the 52 business schools worldwide that have been granted the prestigious Triple Crown accreditation (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA). They also consistently get high praise in the Dutch, German and international rankings.

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In short, SBE provides the highest quality education and a springboard to the next step. You’ll find that the knowledge, skills and experience from your SBE master’s will put you on the best possible footing. We look forward to welcoming you here.

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Programs

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BSc

BSc in Business Engineering

Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

The programme combines the disciplines of science, engineering, and business with a strong focus on integration. You will develop knowledge and skills from academia and industry to solve complex problems that are relevant to society. [+]

Business Engineering

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and enjoy experimenting with different ideas? Do you want to utilize new technologies to make the world a better place? Do you have a talent for science and engineering but also feel excited about how developments in these areas can lead to business opportunities? Then the bachelor’s programme in Business Engineering could be right for you. The programme combines the disciplines of science, engineering, and business with a strong focus on integration. You will develop knowledge and skills from academia and industry to solve complex problems that are relevant to society.

The bachelor’s programme in Business Engineering is a new programme, which is projected to start in September 2018. It’s currently awaiting accreditation from the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). Once it is accredited, the national study platform Studielink will accept official registrations. We will keep you updated on the process here and by email if you register your interest in the programme.... [-]


Bsc in Fiscal Economics

Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

Are you curious about how taxes affect households and businesses? Ever wondered how the government can regulate oil prices or alcohol consumption through taxation? Are you interested in perspectives on taxation both from economics and from the law? Fiscal Economics covers all of these things. In this programme, you’ll use economics, accountancy, management, and law to analyze the effects of taxes on national and international economies. [+]

Fiscal Economics

Are you curious about how taxes affect households and businesses? Ever wondered how the government can regulate oil prices or alcohol consumption through taxation? Are you interested in perspectives on taxation both from economics and from the law? Fiscal Economics covers all of these things. In this programme, you’ll use economics, accountancy, management, and law to analyze the effects of taxes on national and international economies. Working in small groups, you’ll examine up-to-date, real-life problems and come up with practical solutions. The programme will give you all the preparation you need to pursue a master’s degree in financial economics and related fields. But you could also launch your career and make your mark in the workforce. Your independence, confidence, and critical thinking skills will be a great asset in a career as a tax advisor, tax consultant or tax inspector. And with the ongoing shortage of Fiscal Economists, your career perspectives will be excellent.... [-]


BSc in International Business

Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

In the International Business programme, you’ll learn about the strategy, resources, and management required to run a business. And you’ll also develop the professional skills to put business ideas into practice, including teamwork, conflict resolution, leadership and presentation skills. What’s more, you’ll gain practical and international experience by spending a semester studying abroad, getting in touch with real companies at ‘business days’, doing research projects or following an internship. [+]

International Business

Are you curious about what’s going on in the business world? Do you wonder how companies determine their strategies? Are you interested in the way companies operate in the areas of human resources or marketing? In the International Business programme, you’ll learn about the strategy, resources, and management required to run a business. And you’ll also develop the professional skills to put business ideas into practice, including teamwork, conflict resolution, leadership and presentation skills. What’s more, you’ll gain practical and international experience by spending a semester studying abroad, getting in touch with real companies at ‘business days’, doing research projects or following an internship. The programme will prepare you for a career in a variety of areas within the international business, including marketing, management, human resources or even entrepreneurship.... [-]


Bachelor

Bachelor in Econometrics and Operations Research

Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

Making companies run smoothly. Increasing profit sustainably. Predicting financial trends. Understanding how people’s behaviour affects the market. Dealing with wider economic issues [+]

Bachelor in Econometrics and Operations Research

Making companies run smoothly. Increasing profit sustainably. Predicting financial trends. Understanding how people’s behaviour affects the market. Dealing with wider economic issues – and crises. In today’s global economy, the harsh reality is that companies that don’t excel in these matters simply won’t make it to the top. How can you take advantage of this? Get yourself a solid foundation in Economics and Operations Research, a booming field with huge prospects for graduates. You’ll like this, if you like...The idea of combining economics and computer science with management and statistical techniques to make businesses run just right.What you’ll actually do:... [-]


Bachelor in Economics and Business Economics

Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

From individuals to governments, we all make choices every day. Economics is the science of choice, from the personal (why do you buy what you do?) to the public (how do government policies affect your behavior as a consumer?). Business economics, meanwhile, is [+]

Bachelor in Economics and Business Economics

From individuals to governments, we all make choices every day. Economics is the science of choice, from the personal (why do you buy what you do?) to the public (how do government policies affect your behavior as a consumer?). Business economics, meanwhile, is about solving specific problems within companies (how can we as a company influence consumer choices and policy decisions?). Understanding the choices that all these players make is essential in today’s globalized society, where consumer choices and business opportunities are multiplying by the hour.

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Politics, current affairs, and working on practical problems in an international environment.... [-]


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School of Business and Economics

Address Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics Minderbroedersberg 4-6
6211 Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
Website http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/sbe
Phone +31 43 388 3676