Maastricht School of Management

Maastricht, Netherlands
Founded in 1952, Maastricht School of Management (MSM) is one of the oldest and most international business schools in the Netherlands. MSM offers research-driven and internationally accredited (Executive) MBA, Master and Doctorate degrees, as well as many shorter professional and executive courses.



  • Full-time MBA
  • Online MBA
  • Executive MBA
  • Master in Management
  • M.Sc. programs in Management and Engineering
  • Doctoral programs (DBA, PhD)
  • Executive Education


The Research Department, in collaboration with MSM's administrative staff and in coordination with the Education and Projects & Consultancies Department, steers and supports the research of Faculty and students to enable MSM to achieve its mission. In doing so the Research Department aims to lead MSM to conduct, co-ordinate, commission, publish, apply and disseminate research that:

  • Add value to leaders, managers and entrepreneurs; that
  • Inform organizational learning, social responsiveness and environmental sustainability; that
  • Support policy makers to create and maintain supportive and competitive business conditions and that
  • Bridge the gap between applied research and decision-making.


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.

Short Courses

Business & Management (8)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Education & Training (1)
Law (1)
Social Sciences (1)


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

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

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 ICT-platform has 50 computers and state-of-the-art facilities to deliver computer based courses.

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. All students must be insuredimmediately upon their arrival in the Netherlands. The insurance arranged through MSM has been specially designed forinternational students

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.


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