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Why invest in Limburg?

We Really Do Know Better

Limburg offers your company a wide range of knowledge and research institutes turning out a well-educated population ready and willing to help you sell your products and services.


The immediate region includes universities in Maastricht, Aachen, and Liège complemented by the Open University (one of the world’s largest e-learning facilities), the Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, and the Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC+).

The universities are further strengthened by the four Brightlands Campuses: the Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus, Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo and Brightlands Smart Services Camp. Brightlands is designed to link bring knowledge and business together so that everyone benefits. Its structure is unique and the campuses are growing rapidly.

Limburg—Knowledge Hub

Dutch Limburg is home to a broad network of knowledge institutions—the Limburg Knowledge Axis—that collaborate and complement each other wherever possible.

Knowledge crossing borders

Brightlands offers accommodation, business and talent support and a vibrant knowledge sharing community focused on innovation in a global context.

  • A unique feature in Limburg is the international scope of education. Limburg has a broad range of universities of applied sciences.

Knowledge crossing borders

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