UWC Maastricht makes education a force for peace and a sustainable future.

Together, we make up UWC Maastricht. We are one school. One community that is part of a global movement in education.

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UWC Maastricht brings together young people from all directions of life to work together towards a peaceful and sustainable future.

We offer a state-of-the-art international education for students from age 4 in our primary school until age 19 in the Diploma Programme in our secondary school. Explore more!

Primary School

Our Primary School welcomes children between 4 and 11 years. The aim is for them to be excited to come to school every day, to be happy and motivated in their learning and to share their experiences, ideas and cultures so that we all learn with and from each other.

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Secondary School

Students age 11 till 19 are welcome in our Secondary School. Every year around 600 young people from all over the world attend UWC Maastricht Secondary School to work together towards peace and a sustainable future.

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Happy UWC Day

Today we celebrate the diversity and strength of the UWC movement. It doesn’t accidentally coincide with the UN’s National Day of Peace. As a school committed to peace and sustainability, together we #reimaginetomorrow Picture by DP1 student Julian Haverkamp

Students present CD to mayor of Maastricht

Our students made a music album, called ‘Thank You For Caring’! They recorded covers, but also songs they wrote themselves. Mayor Penn-te Strake of Maastricht was one of the lucky ones to receive a hard copy of their record! Their music is also presented to…

Welcome Class of 2023!

Our DP1 students arrive today. Another cohort starting its journey of becoming changemakers!

UWC for Afghan Youth

The dramatic events happening in Afghanistan have shaken all of us. Like many of the countless humanitarian crises we are witnessing, we know that this will bring enormous repercussions on the possibility for youth—especially girls—to get access to education. Even those that manage to flee…

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