Brunssum (formerly Schinnen)

Explore hybrid courses, advising, and student services at the Brunssum location at UMGC Europe.

University of Maryland Global Campus Europe offers classes and full services at JFC Brunssum.

Contact Information


  • Base: U.S. Army Garrison Benelux-Brunssum
  • Education Center: USAG Benelux-Brunssum Education Center

Hours of Operation

Tuesday-Friday, 0900-1400

Closed U.S. holidays

Additional Information

Upcoming On-Site Events

Thank you for your interest. We currently have no events in this location scheduled at this time. See the full list of upcoming webinars and events.


Emphasizing a personal approach to education, the UMGC academic advising staff is always available to assist you in developing a personalized plan of study. Request a Fast Plan and meet the advising team.

Contact us to set an appointment with your academic advisor.

UMGC Academic Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri 0800-1630
DSN: 314-597-4255
Civilian: +31-(0)45-534-0255

Social Work Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri, 0900-1600
Civilian: +49-(0)631-5600-1737

Your Advisor(s)

Krystina Burzdak

Krystina Burzdak, MEd

Academic Advisor

Kate Randolph, BA

Kate Randolph, BA

Academic Advisor

Testing Services

UMGC offers National Test Centers (NTC) featuring exams and certifications in a wide variety of subject areas, on-site support, easy scheduling, and the benefit of instant score results. Available exams include College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST), Pearson VUE, and Excelsior College exams. If you are interested in earning credit or certifications through testing services, find a National Test Center near you.

Computer Labs

The Brunssum UMGC office has one computer available for student use, as well as a laser printer. The computer provides access to the Internet, as well as word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. The computer is accessible Tuesday - Friday from 0900-1400.

Directions and Parking

The U.S. Army Garrison Benelux-Brunssum, home to USAG Benelux-Brunssum Education Center, is located in the Netherlands directly off the Provincial road N300, about three minutes from the German border, three minutes from NATO JFC Brunssum and five minutes from NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen.

To find our location, please follow the Provincial road N300 to the Netherlands (direction Brunssum). Take the Brunssum – Oost exit labeled JFC HQ Brunssum Parkstad 1200-2100/2500-3000. At the roundabout make your first right, then right before the road curves left take your immediate right. Where the road comes to a T-intersection make a left and follow the road to the front gate of USAG Benelux-Brunssum. The education center is located on the first floor in the largest white building located at the back left of the base. Parking is available in front of the building.

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