Rankings & recognition
UM Faculty of Law maintains high position in 2023 THE subject ranking
The faculty consolidates its already strong position in the 2023 ranking by maintaining its 23th position. Looking at all law faculties within the European Union, we are very proud to see that we also kept the third place in this prestigious ranking.
Covering 11 subject areas, Times Higher Education’s (THE) annual World Subject Rankings provides an overview of the best places in the world to study a chosen discipline. The rankings table for LAW uses the same range of 13 performance indicators as the overall World University Rankings combined with scores provided under the following five categories: Teaching, Research, Citations, International outlook, and Industry income.
THE is a leading provider of higher education data for the world's research-led institutions and helps students around the world making the right study choice.
You can find more information on the THE website
The Advanced Masters IPKM are fully accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). See the accreditation report for the MSc and the LLM programme.
The IPKM MSc is furthermore accredited by the European Patent Office (EPO) for EQE remission. IPKM is a member of the European Intellectual Property Institutes Network (EIPIN) and a founding member of the Pan-European Seal Professional Traineeship Programme.
UM is the 13th best Young University in the world
Maastricht University ranked 13th place in the 2023 Times Higher Education (THE) 'Young Universities' ranking for best young universities in the world. UM is proud that its efforts, including in the fields of education and research, have been rewarded in this ranking.
In the 2021 QS 'Top 50 Under 50' (best universities in the world under 50 years old), UM rose from 23rd to 19th place.
These special rankings for young universities are published to give an indication as to which universities are expected in the future to become the top universities worldwide.