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 and Career-related 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

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Students aged 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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A Path to the Stars

Escaping the war in Syria with her family when she was little, Sumaya spent her teen years in Turkey, before she made the leap of faith and came to UWC Maastricht! She has always dreamt of being in space and knew she wanted to do…

Alumnus Miguel’s Journey to Harvard

From UWC Maastricht to Yale in the US. Alumnus Miguel has had a whole journey, and it isn’t over yet, as he’s starting his PhD at Harvard after summer! When Miguel was at UWC, from 2018 to 2020, he received a lot of advice from…

Refugee to Advocate: Galli’s Journey

Thanks to her family, Galli exchanged the refugee camp in Algeria for the campus of UWC Maastricht. Galli has been born and raised in the refugee camp, because of the situation in the Western Sahara. She found it nothing more than normal, although now she…

UWC Experience Day

The Knooppunt team, together with 10 volunteering students of UWC Maastricht, organized this day and welcomed 80 students and their teachers from local schools to our campus! The aim of this day was for the guest students to experience what a “UWC education” is like,…

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