Maastricht University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences


Maastricht, The Netherlands


Maastricht University, the most international university in the Netherlands, stands out for its innovative approach to learning and international outlook. With almost 16,000 students and 4,000 staff, UM offers a wide choice of academic programmes, all of which are designed to bring out the best in its students.

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASoS) is one of six faculties at Maastricht University. It was founded in 1994 and currently hosts approximately 240 employees and 1,800 students. FASoS offers the following degree programmes.

Bachelor’s Degree (3 years)

Master’s Degree (1 year)

Research Master’s Degree (2 years)

The main language of instruction is English.

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Housing Information:

Housing accommodation can be arranged through the University’s official housing agency, Maastricht Housing. For housing information, please visit:


Application Materials:

  1. FSS-DGPA application form
  2. FSS Learning Agreement
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Cover letter explaining your interest in this exchange program, your objectives, your strengths and weaknesses, and why you would be well suited for study in this program.
  5. A transcript in English (since your first year as an undergraduate)
  6. A certificate or official document attesting to your English proficiency (i.e. TOEFL, IELTS or CET scores; the results can be submitted at a later date if necessary).
  7. Any other supporting documents that you believe would be helpful to the admissions staff.

For questions about application procedures, please contact the Department office at

PLEASE NOTE: If selected, students are responsible for obtaining the necessary visas by themselves.

Contact information:

Maastricht University
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
International Relations Office
PO Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 43 3882770
Fax: +31 43 3884917