The fees for year 2021-2022 for UWC Maastricht are:
If you are looking to become a residential Diploma Programme student, please go to UWC International for more information. There are scholarships available for this route (depending on need and allocated based on a financial assessment).
No, UWC Maastricht is not a typical boarding school. The majority of our students live with their families in the Maastricht area. However, UWC Maastricht does have a Residential Programme for students aged 16-19 years who are admitted to the IB Diploma Programme to live on our school campus. These students undergo a rigorous selection procedure, coordinated by the UWC International Office. Read more.
Yes, provided your children meet one or more of the eligibility criteria. However, we would advice you to check with the local educational authorities. Especially in Germany, there is special ruling around this.
At UWC Maastricht we celebrate our diversity and inclusiveness and therefore we do not have a school uniform.
As part of our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy all Secondary school students (MYP/DP) are expected to bring their own laptop or tablet to use at school. A cell phone does not count as an educational device.
Students are not allowed to use their cell phones during the school day, including lessons and school breaks. If you need to contact your child in case of an emergency, please call the school reception: (+31) 043.241.0410
English is the language of instruction for all classes at UWC Maastricht. Additionally, Primary and MYP students are required to learn Dutch as part of their school curriculum. At MYP and DP level, additional languages are offered in the curriculum.
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Many of our students join the school with little or no previous English language experience. These students are provided with small group English Language lessons. In the IB Diploma Programme, students need to already have a basic English language ability to participate.
In Primary and MYP, the average class size is 20 students. In DP, class size depends on the number of students enrolled in the specific subject, with a maximum of 25 students in a class.
Yes! All students have breaks.
Primary students have outdoor playtime in the morning and during the lunch break. Please dress appropriately for rainy/cold weather! MYP/DP students also have breaks in their learning day, and may choose to work in the library, socialise in the Atrium, or enjoy the outdoor campus courtyard during this time.
UWC Maastricht does not provide any transportation for students. There is a good public transit connection between Maastricht train station via bus to our campus (Arriva Line 6 to Amby, bus stop ‘Geusseltbad’). You can plan your journey via 9292.
Some parents who live far from campus have organized group transportation, you can contact the Parent Support Group (PSG) for more information.
UWC Maastricht offers a range of activities through our Community Clubs, such as dance, arts & crafts, sports, and language lessons. Additionally, the UWCM Music School offers private and small group lessons for an additional fee.
UWC Maastricht offers activities for students to enjoy sports in a non-competitive setting. Students who are interested in competitive/team sports are encouraged to explore options in the local community. See, for example, Maastricht Sport (in Dutch).
To make all parents feel welcome into the UWC Maastricht community and to give them some extra support when needed, we have a Parents’ Support Group (PSG). The PSG provides a social network and organizes events for the community throughout the school year. You can contact the Parent Support Group (PSG) for more information.
The expert team at Expat Centre Maastricht Region are highly skilled in providing guidance to individuals making their way to the Maastricht region. Their staff are able to assist throughout the entire relocation process, in dealings with local authorities as well as neighbouring countries and most importantly connecting people while they are settling into their new city.