Have you always been fascinated with the idea that you can help improve people’s health? Are you curious, with good interpersonal skills and can you work well in teams? Then a bachelor's in Medicine at Maastricht University might be the right thing for you. The Bachelor of Medicine – English track, curriculum 2022, has a focus on collaborative and self-regulation of learning. Knowledge, skills and attitude are taught in combination, using authentic tasks from the professional field as the starting point for learning. The small scale of the classes ensures an active interaction with your fellow students and teachers. From day one you will be working on authentic professional tasks in small learning teams together with your fellow students and supported by a learning team coach. Your education at Maastricht University will prepare you for your future profession and guide you in your personal development. After the bachelor's programme, almost all students continue to do a master's in Medicine. You can also proceed with another master in the health profession education domain. Once you have completed the master's programme, you’ll be ready and qualified to work as a physician, for example in a hospital, a general practice or in public health. You may continue your training to become a specialist in one of the many medical disciplines. You can also work in research. 

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Bachelor's Open Day on 7 October 2023

Experience Maastricht University: learn more about the most international university in Europe, find out everything about the study program of your choice and discover our beautiful city. The next Bachelor's Open Day will take place on Saturday, 7 October 2023.

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Get a taste of student life at our faculty

Are you a prospective student interested in studying health? Visit our study information events and let us help you make your choice. Our events let you fully experience what life is like at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences. You can also contact us to organise a personal campus tour.

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Meet Julia: the student ambassador for the bachelor's in Medicine.
On her Instagram account she shares her study programme experiences, moments of her life in Maastricht, and much more. Follow her to get a sneak peek of your possible future!

Also, if you have questions about the content of the programme and/or about (student) life in Maastricht, don't hesitate to get in touch with Julia through her Instagram page; she's happy to help you with your study choice, as previous student ambassadors helped her with hers.

You probably also have questions about admission, registration, selection procedures, et cetera. Obviously, only the university has the expertise and authority to handle those topics. So please put those questions to the university admission office, not to Julia.

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17 VOD Geneeskunde

  • One of my favourite parts of the programme are the Simulated Patient Contacts, where you have the opportunity to practice your consultation skills with actors.
    Joshua (UK), International Track in Medicine
  • I want to become a part of the new generation of doctors who are more hands-on and involved in the new structure of globalised medicine
    Nakhari Alberto (Curaçao), International Track in Medicine