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.

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At UWC Maastricht we equip students with the attitudes, skills and knowledge to live a meaningful and flourishing life. We nurture an understanding of the world and its major challenges, and help students discover how they can serve others and make a positive contribution to society.

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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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Alycia Diaz Living The UWC Mission

It all started when I was in the 9th grade. My parents had gone to a school presentation about curriculum choices their child could take and that is where they first heard about UWC. My parents thought that UWC was a subject I could choose…

Pumla’s Story

Hey family! I am Pumla Maswanganyi, a South African born UWCMaastrichter, from the Class of ‘12 (also known as the ‘Pioneers’).  Coming to Maastricht at 15, I would have never imagined just how transformative this wholejourney would be! From furthering my passion for the arts,…

Wanted: Home Stay Families or Housing

Students at UWC Maastricht come from all over the world. Many of them return to their home country for the summer holiday. However, due to various reasons some cannot go back. Because there are no flights due to corona restrictions, borders are closed, they don’t…

Staying connected with our sponsors online

Social distancing and working from home as much as possible didn’t stop us from (re)connecting with our network of sponsors and supporters. On June 18th, we welcomed approximately 40 guests in our online classroom for an update and inspiration. How is UWC Maastricht impacting its…

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