About us

Working together for better global management

Maastricht School of Management (MSM) is part of the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE), located in the city of Maastricht, the Netherlands.

With a successful track record of 70 years in global management education and international development with a focus on emerging economies, MSM has built a large network of students, alumni and partners across the globe. MSM is a unique institute with a firm commitment to both development and education.

MSM offers Master of Arts in Management, MBA and Executive PhD degree programmes, as well as short executive courses. MSM delivers its practice-oriented degree programmes on location in Maastricht and through partnerships around the world. MSM’s management programmes provide a diverse and stimulating learning experience with students coming from many countries, professional backgrounds and areas of interest.

MSM also offers global custom programmes that are dynamic and powerful learning experiences, fully tailored to the needs of the client organisation.

Through its Expert Centre on Emerging Economies (ECEE), MSM provides capacity strengthening for a multitude of different clients worldwide. The Center focuses on the role of international and local businesses in promoting economic growth and sustainable development to low income and lower-middle income countries. The Center brings together experts and partners from around the world with backgrounds in international business, economics, agriculture, social development, policy and sustainability, providing an extensive consulting and research experience on a wide range of interrelated issues.

MSM in a nutshell

  • More than 70 years of contribution to global management
  • Footprint in emerging and developing economies
  • Offering internationally accredited global management education
  • Managing a large range of capacity building projects around the world
  • Extended network of global partners in over 50 countries
  • Global network of almost 22,000 alumni