Maastricht School of Management

Maastricht, Netherlands
Our programs are offered around the world, from Cairo to Lima to Nanjing, and elsewhere. Forging the established with the new and the north with the south, our distinct approach to business equips our students and clients to flourish in a world where rapid change and the importance of knowledge are the only two givens.



The two research themes that MSM will focus on are:

  • Food and Water in Sustainable Development
  • Business, Innovation and Governance in Developing (and Fragile) countries.


Only citizens from the EU/EEA (except Croatia), Switzerland and Japan do not need a work permit to work in The Netherlands.Citizens of all other countries need a work permit. Dutch immigration law restricts the number of hours international students may work (with a work permit). They may either do seasonal full-time work (only in June , July and August) or work part-time throughout the rest of the year, but no more than 10 hours per week. It is up to the employer of the international student to apply for the work permit for the student

Short Courses

Business & Management (22)
Education & Training (5)
Law (5)
Humanities (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Short Course at Maastricht School of Management!


Student services

The MSM Information Center is a sophisticated multi-functional resource center. Students have access to a wealth of knowledge that can be applied to every aspect of their study. The Information Center features the most advanced online knowledge tools.

Housing services

Apart Hotel Randwyck is conveniently located next to the MSM building. The rooms are equipped with: fridge, TV, wireless internet, telephone, bed, chair and desk. Linen and soap will be provided once a week.The guesthouse itself has the following facilities: self-service laundry room including washing machine and tumble dryer (both against a small payment) and an ironing board, bicycle storage and a fitness room (free of charge). There are two pantries equipped with among others a microwave and a stove.

Library services

MSM faculty and students regularly publish articles in renowned (scientific) journals, (chapters in) books, working papers and occasional papers.

  • MSM working paper series
  • Journal articles
  • Books and chapters in books
  • MSM occasional papers
  • DBA/PhD articles
  • Associated scientific publications
  • MSM Business Briefs

ICT services

In the web application below, called Pathfinder, you will find all the relevant information about studying in the Netherlands, including relevant information on visa, insurance, residential permits and grants. The information is provided and guaranteed by the responsible (government) agencies.

Student Life

Campus life

Located in the heart of Europe, within easy access of Amsterdam, Brussels, Cologne, Frankfurt, London and Paris, Maastricht School of Management (MsM) is one of the oldest and most international business schools in the Netherlands. Located in Europe, but an established global player, we know how much good management matters for success. We know how important it is to make internationally accredited management education accessible.


The programs of Maastricht School of Management have been accredited by:

  • Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organization
  • Association of MBAs
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

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