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217 Above: Signing of the agreement for the formation of Maastricht University almost all disciplines. There are over three hundred residents Medical Center+, 7 January 2008. which are currently participating one of the specialist training From left to right: J. Ritzen, chairman of the board of governors Maastricht University, H. Hillen, dean Faculty of health medicine and life sciences, FHML, programmes that are offered by MUMC+ in close cooperation and G. Peeters, chairman of the board of directors of the academic hospital with affiliated teaching hospitals in the south-eastern region of Maastricht. | Archive azM the Netherlands. There is close cooperation with other centres Left: Staff members of the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Maastricht UMC+, 2008. | Archive CARIM not only in postgraduate specialty training but also in a number of master programmes: with Hasselt university for the master of educational method. The education institute of Maastricht life sciences programme and with the Technical University of UMC+ is responsible for innovation and continuous quality Eindhoven in biomedical technology. improvement of the curriculum. Quality assurance is of considerable societal The core task of research importance to the region, if only because almost sixty per cent Research in Maastricht UMC+ is organised in five research of all doctors graduating from Maastricht practise within the institutes. All institutes offer master degree programmes, regional health care. The master programmes train future supervise PhD students in addition to their research researchers for the university, health care as well as business programmes. This combination justifies the use of the term and industry. Involvement of students in scientific research graduate schools to designate the institutes. Within the schools results in many students undertaking a doctoral degree multidisciplinary research is conducted focused on a number following their master's degree. Maastricht UMC+ is a of carefully selected themes. The graduate School of designated postgraduate training centre for specialty training in Cardiovascular Disease (CARIM) has a long-standing reputation


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