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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emPOWERgirls Story: The ripple effect of educating one girl will be seen and heard for many generations

In our ’emPOWERgirls Stories’ we highlight the power women in UWC Maastricht’s community. This week you can read about Kate Doyle, who is director of our Secondary School. “Having worked in South Africa and the Kingdom of Eswatini (former Swaziland), as well as at two…

Chalkboard in nature to connect people

UWC Maastricht students Annamaria and Clifton-John made a chalkboard and put it in nature area Kleine Weerd in Maastricht. People passing by can leave messages on it to put each other in a positive mood! It also leads to interesting conversations. The theme of the…

The sky’s NOT the limit!

The SpaceBuzz has landed at UWC Maastricht, to teach students about our beautiful planet earth. Via VR headsets, they travel to space and get a real astronaut’s experience. By viewing the big blue marble from such a distance, they reshape their image of the planet,…

Maas clean up organized by students

Our MYP students decided to take primary school students on a river Maas Clean Up, to both understand the harm of pollution and to give back to the community. They did a great job, working together to collect as many litter as possible!

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