News & stories
Here you can read news and background stories for alumni of Maastricht University.
Call: commit yourself to a good UM cause!
Calling all athletic alumni from Maastricht University! Get your tracksuit bottoms and running shoes out of the closet because on 6 October 2019, UM will participate in the Brussels marathon (full, half or 6,5 km) as team ‘Running4Research’. The runners are raising money for two special projects at UM. Do you want to run with us? Or do you want to support us in a different way - because that's possible, too!
Boost your CV with these UM summer courses
Do you want to combine pleasure and learning this summer? These courses of Maastricht University offer new knowledge, inspiration, experiences and social contacts – all under the Maastricht sun.
UM alumni and the labour market
Every year, Maastricht University surveys the labour market position of its alumni. We execute this investigation among master alumni who graduated 1, respectively 5 and 10 years ago. The surveys provide for an interesting picture of the transition into the labour market of our graduates. Read some remarkable findings of the 2018 edition here! Please scroll down on the new web page.
UM Alumni Day: ‘insiders’ give us the scoop
Visit the UM Alumni Day on Saturday, 7 September 2019 for a day full of fun, lectures, stories, networks, former classmates, professors, music, snacks, drinks ... and more! The official invitation will follow at the beginning of July; alumni Sarah-Maria and Gijs give you a peak behind the scenes.
Maastricht Summer Experience 2019
What are your plans this summer? Do you want to combine pleasure and learning, join us in Maastricht from 24-26 July for an exciting action learning programme: Maastricht Summer Experience. Service Science Factory | UMIO | Maastricht University offers a unique experience which will give you the insights, tools and mind-set you need to apply service design thinking to your own business challenges. There is also plenty time to enjoy the culture, history and culinary delights of Maastricht again. Alumni receive a discount of € 200.
6 alumni, 11 years of friendship, 1 tradition
Some friendships are temporary, but the friendship of UM alumni Iris, Jolein, Liva, Renate, Jana and Sarah is definitely not. They have been good friends since the first week of their bachelor's programme in Arts and Culture at Maastricht University. In this article, Sarah discusses Maastricht, memories from their studies and the secret behind close friendship.