Diversity & Inclusivity

Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture. As one of the most international universities in Europe, we are aware and proud that our strength lies in diversity. We strive to go well beyond quotas and compliance: we are determined to foster an environment in which everyone feels welcome and valued.

 

Inclusivity is one of the main goals of UM's Strategic Programme Community at the Core.

 

We strive to include staff and students from all walks of life to participate in the wonderful community at UM. From guest speaker events to long term projects funded by the D&I Grants, there is always something you can get involved with and join in. As a family-friendly university we aim to facilitate study and career for students and staff with caring responsibilties.

 

Check out our website and get in touch if you want to be involved, have questions or suggestions.

Establishing UnliMited Network

At the D&I Office, inclusion is our top priority. Our drive to accomplish our goals is fuelled by the experiences of members in our UM community. We would like to ensure that everyone feels valued and included at UM, and to do so we need your feedback!

Help us set up the UnliMited Network for and by students and staff with disabilities and check out the UnliMited Network webpage.

News

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    Street harassment in Maastricht

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021

    Catcalls of Maastricht visualises people’s experiences of street harassment. People who experienced catcalling can send their story to the page, CoM goes to the place where it happened, and chalks a description of the catcall on the ground.

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  • Tolerance - Communication is the key

    Monday, November 16, 2020
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  • Ophelie Hue

    Inclusiveness – also for you

    Thursday, July 16, 2020

    Maastricht University is standing by its commitment to being an inclusive university – and is constantly seeking dialogue and making improvements. The problem is that this is a largely invisible process to most members of the UM community – until now.

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Map of facilities at UM locations

Click on the green button to open the map to see at which UM location you will find the following facilities:

  • all gender toilets
  • accessible toilets
  • lactation- and resting rooms
  • baby-changing facilities

Contact information

Diversity & Inclusivity Office

For confidential reports or notifications of discrimination or sexual harassment, contact the confidential advisors for employees or students.

D&I Office location:

Visit the About us page for staff contact info.

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