University College Venlo

Rankings & recognition

  • UCV is a top-rated Liberal Arts and Sciences programme in the Netherlands: Keuzegids

    UCV has been ranked as a #3 Liberal Arts and Sciences programme in the Dutch University Guide: Keuzegids 2024 with a score of 86 points. Making it a top rated programme.

    Here is how UCV scored in the areas that were evaluated:

    Keuzegids - Top rated programme
    Above national average National average Below national average
    Atmosphere (++) Career preparation (o)  
    Assessment (+)    
    Contents (+)    
    Expert evaluation (5/5 stars)    

    The Keuzegids Universiteiten offers rankings of all bachelor’s programmes in the Netherlands. These rankings are based on the results from the Dutch National Student Survey, combined with expert evaluations. The Keuzegids Universiteiten is published annually by the Dutch Higher Education Information Centre. It is an independent publication that allows you to compare all accredited bachelor’s programmes in the Netherlands.

    Learn more by visiting the Keuzegids website (in Dutch)   

  • UM is the 13th best Young University in the world

    The Young University Rankings 2020

    Maastricht University takes 13th place in the 2023 Times Higher Education (THE) 'Young Universities' ranking for best young universities in the world. UM scores impressively high on the diverse level of its student body and its international outlook.

    In the 2021 QS 'Top 50 Under 50' (best universities in the world under 50 years old), UM rose from 23rd to 19th place.

     Go to the 2023 THE 'Young Universities Ranking'  
     Go to the 2021 QS 'Top 50 under 50'