Department facts

Maastricht University is a relatively young University and was officially opened in 1976. The Faculty of Medicine started in 1974 with the first group of 'medical students'. In 1982 the Department moved to Randwijck, a new and developing area in Maastricht, opposite the Academic hospital.
The Department provides teaching for the Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences. Our research is part of CAPHRI Care and Public Health Research Institute.
The Department is not only home to teachers and researchers, but also to the employees working at the Family Medicine Specialty Training, together in the same building.

  • 153 employees, i.e. 115 scientific staff members and 38 support staff
  • 50 fte scientific staff and 28 fte support staff
  • total amount of means 8,5 MLN (Euros per year)