Maastricht School of Management (MSM) began life as the Research Institute for Management, which was established in Delft in 1952. It is one of the oldest and most international business schools in the Netherlands. It offers research driven and internationally accredited MBA, MSc and MM degrees, as well as several other shorter professional and executive courses.
Its aims are to provide education and research for ethical management, inspire leadership, innovative entrepreneurship and effective public policy.
There are 1,320 students studying core programmes including the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Executive MBA (EMBA) and Doctor of Business Administration (DBA). It also offers an online MBA. There are 65 teachers and lecturers and four labs/research centres.
The Maastricht School of Management is involved in several development projects involving the public and private sector in collaboration with international development agencies and donor organisations. It offered accredited programmes in collaboration with partner institutions in a number of countries across the world. MSM is recognised by the Chinese Government and has a partnership with the Nanjing University Business School.
Maastricht School of Management (MSM) is located in an office park near the centre of the city of Maastricht, in a building designed by Boudewijn Snelder, the architect of the Provincial House of Limburg. A comprehensive library, the MSM Information Centre, as well as other learning resources, are available to students and faculty.
Adjoining to the business building is Hotel Randwyck, which offers accommodation to almost 70 per cent of the full-time Maastricht students. Students are only a few minutes walk away from the management school building, the library, restaurants, and the Randwyck railway station.
MSM alumni occupy top positions in business, government and academia.