UM is the youngest University in the Netherlands. It is rapidly expanding and has developed a strong international presence, while it is placed on the tenth place in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) 200 Under 50 ranking for best young universities in the world. UM is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale, research and student-oriented approach. The UM is exceptionally well equipped to carry out EU projects. Approximately 25% of the University’s income is generated by externally funded research projects (all faculties combined). In FP7 UM was involved in over 150 projects. In Horizon 2020 the total amount of projects that the UM is involved in (from 2014 till August 2019), is about 160 with approximately 75 mln euro of funding volume.