Fun & Leisure

As a student at Maastricht University, you will find a large variety of possible leisure time activities. You may, for instance, buy a UM Sports Card

This allows you to participate in the various Maastricht University sports programme. Some courses are practiced in small groups, by enthusiastic participants. However, there are also sports which are practiced by a large group of participants, practiced in several levels. You can practice a sports activity for social purposes, to have fun or you can practice it on a high level, sometimes in competition.

Some examples:

* Squash
* Football
* Aerobics
* Boxing
* Climbing
* Ballet
* Lacrosse
* Yoga
* Zumba
* Handball

Besides, Sport Maastricht offers a lot more possibilities to spend your leisure time. You may wish to become active in one of the student associations, such as Amnesty International Maastricht Students (AIMS), the United Nations Student Association (UNSA) or Aegee.

Café culture

Maastricht is a city that is well-known for its cafés and pubs. It even has the highest density of pubs in the Netherlands. These are great locations to visit after classes to discuss study-related issues with your group, hang out, eat and drink and spend your evening. Many cafés are specially set up for students where you can meet people from other faculties as well.

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