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Brexit FAQ page for current students from the UK and exchange students

The United Kingdom’s exit from the EU will also have an impact on higher education. Please note that there is still a high degree of uncertainty around future relations.

To inform students from the UK and incoming and outgoing students to and from the UK on the possible implications Maastricht University has composed a Brexit FAQ.

Although utmost care was taken in compiling the information, no rights can be derived from the document.

New open office hour of the programme directors BA-AC

The programme directors of the BA Arts & Culture, Alexandra Supper and Nora Vaage, hold their weekly open office hour on Tuesdays, 15.00-16.00 in GG90-92, room E0.01. You are welcome to drop by with questions and concerns about the programme.

It is appreciated if you let us know via email if you’re planning to visit: baaccw-fasos@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

Information on exam location Club Pellikaan

Flycatcher’s annual student monitor showed that some students are unhappy with Club Pellikaan as an exam location, particularly with a view to its accessibility and its toilet facilities. UM takes the results of the student monitor very seriously and, where possible, seeks to achieve complete satisfaction among all its students on exam facilities.


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ES students can register now for a free language skills training course

As a 2nd- and 3rd-year bachelor’s student European Studies you have the opportunity to take a free language course in a second language other than English during periods 4 and 5. If you pass the course, you will obtain 3 ECTS credits for it. Please register for a course via the My UM portal before Sunday 3 December 2017.


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Application 5th semester Study Abroad for 2nd year students

If you would like to spend your 5th semester abroad at one of our partner universities please check the Student Portal → My Organisations → FASoS Bachelor ES or CW/AC → Study Abroad (left-hand side menu). The application deadline is Wednesday 22 November.

Free writing and research support

Are you busy writing your bachelor’s or master’s thesis? Peer Point is a peer-to-peer service set up by the University Library offering free advice on how to write your paper and do your research work. Check out opening hours on the Peer Point Facebook page or via email.

Specialisation Information Meeting Arts and Culture on 16 November

If you are a second-year student you will need to make a choice regarding your bachelor’s specialisation soon. For this purpose, we have organised an information meeting. During this meeting professors, coordinators and students involved in the bachelor Arts and Culture will inform you about the various specialisations.

When: Wednesday, 16 November, 10:00-11:30. Where: Tapijnkazerne, Building Z, Lecture Hall. You can find the full programme here.


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Study-related announcements via Student Portal

In the last academic years, study-related announcements were communicated through the FASoS Weekly. With the Student Portal in place, study-related announcements will be communicated through this portal, and no longer via the FASoS Weekly. Please make sure to check announcements in your Student Portal regularly.


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Upcoming exams: Rules to keep in mind

With regards to the exams scheduled in the upcoming weeks, please keep the following rules in mind:

  • After an exam has officially started, students may no longer enter the exam room.
  • Students may not wear any watch during an exam.
  • Do not forget to bring your UM-card, passport, driver’s license (for Dutch students only) or state-issued identity card in order to identify yourself.
  • It will not be possible to take any exam without proper identification.

Computer room closed due to exams

Please be informed that due to exams the computer room in the C-building (room 0.10, GG 76) will be closed on:

  • Monday 24 October between 11.30 and 17.30
  • Thursday 27 October between 11.30 and 17.30
  • Friday 28 October between 8.00 and 14.00

If you need a computer/study room during these hours we can offer the following alternatives:


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