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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Marguerite Soeteman ambassador Female Empowerment Network

Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen (right), together with Maria van der Hoeven, also ambassador, and Fahima Elmi, UWC Maastricht alumna UWC Maastricht is very honored to welcome Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen, chairman of SER Top Women, as ambassador of the Female Empowerment Network! Together with women in key positions, she will…

Black Friday becomes GREEN Friday!

Second-hand clothes are given a second life in our Swap Shop, which leads to happy students with new purchases and at the same time a limited footprint! It is the responsible way of UWC Maastricht to participate in Black Friday!

UWC Maastricht for Afghan Youth

❝UWC was more than a school for me. It was a supportive space where I was able to flourish in a safe environment. Focusing on your education is already hard as it is… and nearly impossible to do when in unsafe conditions. The time to…

Power women meet power girls!

Elsemiek and Leone, two Dutch women whose daughters attended United World Colleges several years ago, visited UWC Maastricht to meet up with students Reema and Safyio. Elsemiek and Leone belong to the school’s Female Empowerment Network and want to encourage other women to join too. By…

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