Maastricht School of Management provides education and research for ethical management, inspiring leadership, innovative entrepreneurship and effective public policy, building on our unique history working together with institutions in emerging economies for better global management. 

Top reasons to study here

  • MSM is recognized by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture in the Netherlands as a Dutch-based legal entity for higher education.
  • All degrees for education and research carry prestigious foreign accreditations such as AMBA, IACBE, ACBSP and ATHEA.
  • MSM strives to provide to all its students both in the Netherlands and abroad a quality educational experience.

Short Courses

Business & Management (15)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Law (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



Maastricht School of Management (MSM) grew out of the Research Institute for Management that was established in Delft in 1952. Today, located in the city of Maastricht, it is an international higher education institution focusing on postgraduate management and incorporated as an independent non-profit foundation.


MSM offers prestigious management degree programs such as the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Executive MBA (EMBA), Online MBA, the Master in Management and Master of Science (MSc) programs on Management & Engineering, MSM also provides a DBA program  and offers a wide range of certificate and diploma based short Executive  Programs. 


  • Research is an integral part of the mission of MSM. The Research Department, in collaboration with MSM’s administrative staff and in coordination with the International Projects and Consultancies, steers and supports the research of Faculty and students to enable MSM to achieve its mission. 


At MSM, we believe that each person’s unique history, talents, skills and dreams should be explored and developed to help each student find a career fit that will ensure that they can be the best version of themselves in their work. Self-development and learning how to have a healthy, sustainable work-life balance is also a strong focus of MSM’s career service philosophy.

Students are provided products and services that will allow them to boost their career and personal advancement.


Student services

MSM is more than just a business school. It's a world-wide network of learning, preparing students to change the organizations in which they work and the societies in which they live. 

On the MSM website, you will find everything you need to know about studying at MSM and who to contact if you have questions. Here you will find information about Studying in the Netherlands, visas and permits, Nuffic scholarships, Career services, Mentorship, Student Housing, Student Activities, Information Center, Course Support and the Student Guide.

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. Other options are also available. Your contact person at MSM can assist you further.

Library 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. 

The Information Center specializes in English language literature in the field of management, finance, information technology, operations etc.

ICT services

The Information Center is equipped with 10 multimedia pc‹s with internet access and many software applications. Students can use their laptops to access the MSM computer network. Scanning and printing facilities are also available.

Medical services

According to Dutch law all foreign residents are requested to have adequate health insurance. Everyone coming from outsideEU who studies at MSM will receive a basic medical insurance from MSM for the duration of their study in the Netherlands. 

Students from within EU are expected to arrange their medical insurance themselves. 

Student Life

Campus life

Maastricht School of Management (MSM) is located in an office park near the centre of the city of Maastricht and has the necessary physical resources (classrooms and office space) to support the programs. 

The school building was expanded in 1998 to increase the size of the Information Centre (library), to increase the number of offices, and to house a large Conference Hall. The entire school building has wireless internet access and state state-of-the-art facilities.

Student clubs

MSM Student Affairs caters for the non-academic aspects of student life at MSM.

Throughout the year MSM organizes various activities for professional and social networking, such as:

  • International student dinner: prepared by all students on the MSM campus
  • Movie nights
  • Participation in the Entrepreneurship Week in Maastricht
  • PechaKucha night, introducing and performing the PechaKucha presentation format


  • NVAO 
  • AMBA
  • ACBSP 
  • IACBE