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  • Aleksandra Komornicka has received a Veni grant of € 320,000 from NWO for her project ‘The Market Next Door: Western European Multinationals and the Remaking of Central Europe, 1969-1993’.

  • As a toddler, Pieter du Plessis couldn’t stay away from the kitchen. He later entertained the idea of becoming a chef—until his dream faltered under the harsh light of reality. Now a PhD candidate at Maastricht University, he uses national dishes as a lens to examine South Africa’s past and identity...

  • Lauren will spend February-June 2025 in Amsterdam at NIAS among a group of international fellows who are working independently in a wide variety of disciplines, problems, and research perspectives.

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  • Maastricht University takes care of many distinctive buildings that we all know. For example, the Turnzaal at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Learn more about the oldest gym hall in the Netherlands.

  • Janosch Prinz received, together with Enzo Rossi (UvA) and Manon Westpahl (Münster), a €310,000 Gerda Henkel Foundation grant for the project “Contours of a Non-Oligarchic Democratic Future”.


  • 22 Aug 24 Aug
    13:30 - 16:00

    Historians’ Days 2024

    Together with the Royal Netherlands Historical Society (KNHG), Open University (OU) and Fontys (F), Maastricht University will organize the fourth edition of the Historians’ Days. 

  • 04 Oct

    Course: Sustainable Digital Heritage

    In this science-based course, led by program director Prof. Dr. Johan Oosterman, we explore how heritage professionals can effectively respond to the digital revolution through three modules.

  • 12 Oct
    09:30 - 16:30

    Bachelor's Open Day

    Find out more about one of the most international universities in Europe, experience our unique approach to teaching and immerse yourself in your programme of choice.

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  • 28 Oct 30 Oct

    Conference on the History of the Philosophy of Technology

    The History of the Philosophy of Technology Working Group at Maastricht University invites submissions for its first conference on the History of the Philosophy of Technology. We define the philosophy of technology as a wide-ranging and comprehensive field of study that includes the philosophical...

Education events

An overview of all our Education events is listed on our Education webpage.

Podcast Series "Stories from Brussels"

Did you know that Maastricht University has a large academic community living and working in Brussels? Are you curious to learn how fellow UM staff, researchers and students have been experiencing the current lockdown? Find out how your UM colleagues are managing to combine their research with digital teaching or hear from UM students living in Brussels and their stories.

The UM Campus Brussels podcast series 'Stories from Brussels' aims to connect people from different UM communities in order to share personal experiences on what it's like to live and work in Brussels. Listen to UM Campus Brussels as we chat informally with UM researchers, alumni and students about what they are working on, how they have adapted, and how they see the future.