|Study location||Netherlands, Maastricht|
|Type||PAT Master, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2.5 weeks|
|Tuition fee||€695 one-time|
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
PAT for Master’s students – Track 2
In this Pre-Academic Training programme you will participate in the following courses:
Introduction to Maastricht: Practical activities (help finding accommodation, opening a bank account, information on insurance, residence permit and city hall registration, help finding a second-hand bike and sim-card, etc.), social activities (barbecue, boat tour, historical city tour, sports day, etc.) and introduction lectures to Problem Based Learning (PBL) and Dutch culture.
Dutch Language Course: Are you starting your studies at Maastricht University but don’t speak Dutch yet? Knowledge of the local language will always help you to understand the native culture and to quickly feel more at home. While studying and living in the Netherlands, some knowledge of Dutch will be useful. Integrate yourself into Dutch life and culture!
In two weeks, you will learn basic Dutch with a focus on speaking and listening skills. You will follow two-hour group lessons. Our Dutch course combines practical language training with self-study. Themes that will be dealt with include introducing yourself, ask for and provide personal details, get around in shops and restaurants, talk about daily activities and talk about family or hobbies.
Advanced Study Skills: This course will focus on the skills that enable you to study and learn efficiently. You will develop your own personal approach to study and learning in a way that meets your own individual needs and as you progress with your study skills you will discover what works for you, and what doesn’t. You will gain knowledge about methods to achieve personal study results and put them in practice, setting up personal study goals, planning and executing your personal study plan as well as evaluating and improving it. The lectures and the learning labs where you will actively contribute with content and presentations will help you get from levels of awareness to educational excellence and personal success by developing skills related to communication, collaboration and confidence. The course is developed on the pillars of literature and know-how provided by students in a dynamic and interactive atmosphere.