Maastricht School of Management, 2020-2021

Maastricht School of Management (MSM) is one of the oldest and most international business schools in the Netherlands with a large network of students, alumni, and partners across the globe.

City Maastricht
OTS Scholarship programmes

Total number of scholarships: 4 partial scholarships 

 Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • one OTS scholarship that covers 80% of the tuition fee (equals €26.000, standard tuition fee €32.500)
  • one OTS scholarship that covers 60% of the tuition fee (equals €19.500, standard tuition fee €32.500)
  • eligible tracks: MBA (Full time, Executive and Online)

Master in Management programme (MM)

  • two OTS scholarships that cover 60% of the tuition fee (equals €9.600, standard tuition fee €16.000) 
NB: The scholarship only partly covers the tuition fee and does not cover living expenses. More information about daily expenses can be found here

New Information on Study Programmes


  • Full-time MBA will start on the 11 January
  • Master in Management will start on the 18 January


For those who will be granted the OTS, it will be possible to ask to keep the scholarship to be used for the intake classes that will start in January/2021.

Duration of the scholarship 

Entire duration of the studies: 12 months (full-time MBA) / 30 (Executive MBA) / 24 (Online MBA)


Deadline for application

NEW: 8 June 2020

Contact details

     Giulia Zucchelli – Inka Diddens –

     +31433870830 - +31 433870866

Academic Requirement

MBA: Bachelor's degree

MM: Bachelor's degree (students can apply if he/she will finish his/her bachelor's degree before the start of the MSM academic year).

English Level
  • IELTS 6.5
  • TOEFL iBT 88 
  • TOEIC Min. score: 720 / Previous studies in English

Working experience

MBA: at least 3 years of working experience in a relevant field.

MM: working experience is not a requirement

Additional requirements

GMAT    Min. score: 600

GRE      Min. score: equivalent to GMAT 600

Another diploma:        MSM online levelling courses (to be completed before the program)

Documentation for OTS

  • OTS application form
  • Proof that the admission procedure with MSM has started
  • Budget plan*
  • Motivation letter specifically written for OTS**
  • Link to a personal introduction video***

* Budget plan: MSM needs from the students a document in which they describe:

- How much would the student like to pay per instalment
- In how many instalments (monthly payment, semester payment, etc.) the student would like to split the fee.
- When the students will pay every instalment (i.e. 15 January - 15 February - etc.) and the amount.

 ** Motivation letter: In other to get a better overview of the students, in this letter they can describe:

- Why he/she is applying for OTS?
- Where did she/he hear about OTS?
- What are his/her strengths that could lead him/her to get the Scholarship?
- What are his/her weaknesses and how he/she is working to overcome them?
- Why applying for MSM? 

Not more than 1 page.

***Link to a personal introduction video: 

How can I record a video? To record a video you have several options:

- Youtube
- You can record your video
- You can upload your file
- The webcam of your computer
- Your phone camera

Which content do I need to share in this video?

- A short introduction about yourself (studies, work, hobbies, etc)
- Why did you choose MSM?
- Why did you choose the program? (MBA or MM)
- How this program will help you in your future career plans?
- Why should we choose you?

Length: max 1 min. 

How can I send my video to the MSM Admissions Team?

- If your video is uploaded via YouTube, you can share the link and copy/paste it in a Word document, with the link via the MSM application portal;
- If your video is on your phone or your computer, you can directly upload this file via the MSM application portal.


More about Maastricht MBA

Maastricht School of Management (MSM) is one of the oldest and most international business schools in the Netherlands with a large network of students, alumni, and partners across the globe.

The MSM Master in Business Administration (MBA) is an experience in the essence of organizational leadership and entrepreneurial management in a fast-changing, multi-cultural and global business environment.

Our MBA takes a practice-oriented approach, focusing on putting your newly gained knowledge and skills immediately into the practice of your daily professional and personal life. You will follow interactive lectures, conduct practice-based assignments and enjoy work visits and guest lectures (on-campus MBA programs).

Pursuing an MBA is more than just theory, it is also about developing your soft skills. Throughout the MSM MBA program you will be challenged to develop skills in the area of intercultural communication, team leadership and collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, problem solving, self-awareness, resilience and time management.

You will share your MBA experience with fellow students coming from many different countries around the world and with different cultural and professional backgrounds. You will learn from experienced professors coming from and teaching around the globe. This not only adds to your learning experience but also helps to significantly grow your international network.

The MBA is a generalist management program, but at MSM you can also challenge yourself by choosing from different specializations to fully align your MBA with your career ambitions.

MSM offers its MBA in three different formats Executive, Full-time and Online MBA

At MSM we recognize the importance of Career Services, and we have created a special optional Career and Personal Development Track (CPDT) mainly for the Full-time MBA to help our students achieve their goals. The CPDT aims at providing you with the tools necessary to help you find a job upon completion of your MBA degree. Throughout the year, you will train your soft-skills and prepare yourself for a successful career. Personal development training is also integrated into some of the courses of the curriculum.

Why choose the MSM Master in Management?

The MSM Master in Management (MM) program is a one-year full-time master’s program for recent graduates and young professionals with the ambition to manage people and processes with success in any organization, country or context. Our MM provides you with a first necessary step to fast-forward your career to higher levels by providing you with a solid foundation in the practice and theory of management in a fast-changing global world.

During the MM program, you will be provided with the opportunity to understand how to steer your organization to high performance in a diverse and multicultural international business context. You will learn from experienced faculty, international companies and fellow participants from different cultural, business and study backgrounds. In the global context, your personal networks and multicultural leadership skills are vital ingredients for career success.

Through the practice-oriented approach, you will be stimulated to optimally use your special talents to solve organizational problems and turn opportunities into business success. During the program, you will conduct a group project for a company, in which you will work in a team with fellow students on solving an actual problem of a specific company in the region. With your team, you will compete with other teams consisting of fellow students working on the same case for the same company.

As part of the Personal Development Program, you will participate in various workshops to develop the personal and interpersonal skills you need as a manager.

You will study in one of the oldest and most European cities in the Netherlands: Maastricht. The city hosts many international students and is located on a short travel distance of major European cities like Amsterdam, Brussels, Cologne, Frankfurt, London and Paris.

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