The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) is the incubator and home of several outstanding departments and prestigious institutions in education and research. Our scientists and scholars contribute to international education programmes at the bachelor's, master's and PhD levels and take part in innovative research in the fields of humanities, education, governance, sustainability, data science and natural science.
Student association UCV contributes to student life in VenloThursday, June 21, 2018
Although the bachelor’s programme University College Venlo (UCV) is nearly three years old they never had their own student association. Until now.
Life Time Achievement Award for ICIS Prof. Pieter GlasbergenMonday, June 18, 2018
Prof. Pieter Glasbergen received the Life Time Achievement Award (LTA) for his research on Partnerships for Sustainable Development at the CSSI conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Data scientists have the future (and control it)Monday, June 18, 2018
Celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE).
Largest European database of sustainable energy initiatives now onlineMonday, June 4, 2018
Last year researchers from ICIS, Maastricht University’s institute for sustainable development, created an inventory of projects seeking to make a sustainable change to people’s energy consumption. Together with 10 research partners in the EU Horizon 2020 project ENERGISE, they gathered information on more than 1,000 projects and initiatives in 30 European countries.Read more
Research laboratories Campus Venlo openedThursday, May 31, 2018
The research laboratories at the Villa Flora in Venlo were officially opened on 31 May. With these labs, the Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo can be considered a fully-fledged academic community, where both research and education have a place.Read more
Comenius Teaching Fellow grant to benefit student wellbeingTuesday, May 22, 2018
Dr. Petra Hurks (FPN), Tessa Vanheeswijck (UCM), Aimee Coenen (FPN), and Mieke Jansen (SSC) have been awarded the Comenius Teaching Fellow grant of €50.000 for the project: Learning to learn and feel (better).Read more
Applied Biobased materials Conference 2018Wednesday, April 25, 2018
On the 20th of April Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM) hosted its third international conference on Applied Biobased Materials (ABC). This year's theme was: Biobased Materials for Innovations in Fibre Applications. It was an inspiring day for all 130 visitors.Read more
Maxime got an offer from MedtronicWednesday, April 11, 2018
How do you prepare for life after university, or ‘working life’? Among other things, by participating in workshops at companies in the region through UM’s Master Yourself programme. Maxime Heyndrickx (master's student in Public Policy & Human Development) shares his story.Read more
Radically new approach of self-care for Alzheimer's patientsTuesday, March 27, 2018
ICT4Life is an EU-funded project. Its objective consists in implementing an innovative platform that connects patients, families, health professionals and care-givers through user friendly tools.Read more
Maastricht University - Campus Venlo students win FACE-UP Air Cargo Competition 2018Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Caroline Larisch alumna (graduated in 2018) and Danny Jonker are both among the three winners of the FACE-UP Air Cargo Competition 2018, a competition for recent graduates to present their thesis at the World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Dallas, United States.Read more
Data Science for Decision Making best Master's programme in it's categoryWednesday, March 7, 2018
The ‘Keuzegids Masters 2018’, released today, ranks DKE's Master programme in Data Science for Decision Making 1st place in the country for the category for Theoretical Master for Computer Science. Due to its high score, it has also received the "topopleiding" seal, which means that it belongs to the best Masters programmes in the Netherlands.Read more
Delegation UM and the province of Limburg visit CERN.Monday, March 5, 2018
UM, the province of Limburg and Nikhef - the National institute for subatomic physics - have visited CERN in light of their collaboration.Read more
AMIBM researcher selected for YERUN Researcher Mobility AwardsWednesday, February 28, 2018
The Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN) has announced the final selection for the first Researcher Mobility Awards (RMA)Read more
The hybrid researcherThursday, February 15, 2018
Research that transcends individual disciplines is highly regarded in academia, yet known to be incredibly challenging. Matthijs Cluitmans demonstrates that it is not only possible, but also of great added value. He obtained a joint PhD in 2016 from the Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE) and the School for Cardiovascular Diseases (CARIM). Before that, he studied both disciplines in Maastricht, and he now works for both institutes as well as at Philips Research.Read more
Discovering new species, just like DarwinFriday, February 9, 2018
At the occasion of Darwin Day (12 February) evolutionary biologist Roy Erkens tells about his research on new plant species.Read more
“Do you believe Rens Kroes?”Thursday, February 1, 2018
Mayonnaise with a blue check mark on the label. Light potato chips. Diet margarine that helps prevent heart attacks. Are these claims even true? And why do people trust Rens Kroes’s lifestyle advice, but don’t trust E-numbers? These are the types of questions that intrigue researcher Alie de Boer.Read more
The value of dataWednesday, January 31, 2018
In May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect. Applicable to the entire EU, its aim is to protect the individual rights of citizens while guaranteeing free and secure movement of personal data within the EU. According to André Dekker, professor of Clinical Data Science we are so concerned about privacy protection that we’ve lost sight of the value of the data. “We need to be careful not to throw the baby out with the bathwater.”Read more
Innovative Data Science research project wins awardThursday, January 25, 2018
A research project titled 'Intelligent games for assessing cognitive, social and physical capacities of elderly and children' was awarded a prize at the Pre-Dies Natalis symposium 'The Future of a Data-Driven Society'.Read more
The future of data in academiaWednesday, January 24, 2018
From Apple's personal assistant Siri helping you out to Netflix recommending content for you, artificial intelligence and big-data technologies are increasingly affecting our daily lives. Is society prepared for the data revolution we are experiencing? And what will the data-filled world of the future look like? These questions are being explored on 26 January during Maastricht University’s 42nd Dies Natalis. Keynote speakers Sally Wyatt and Michel Dumontier share their thoughts on data in academia.
The risks of convenienceThursday, January 18, 2018
The EU-wide General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will oblige companies to have a data protection officer, to inform authorities and affected individuals of security breaches, and to invest in data encryption and intrusion prevention and detection systems. This should improve the security of sensitive personal data – but it is important to remember that there’s no such thing as a perfectly secure system, according to Apostolis Zarras, cybersecurity expert.Read more
1822 Jun 2018
The main goal of the European Agent Systems Summer School is to provide exchange of knowledge among...
22 Jun 2018
"Essays on Migration and Occupational Choice"
25 Jun 14:00
"Human-Animal Relationships: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Human Attitudes towards Animals"
24 Jul 10:30
This Summer School, organized for the second time by the Food Claims Centre Venlo from Maastricht University, aims to facilitate bridging the gap between both expertises (food/toxicology and EU food law) and to establish a field of common academic understanding.
The Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG) conference series brings together leading researchers and practitioners from academia and industry, to discuss recent advances and explore future directions in this field. The annual IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games (IEEE CIG) is one of the premier international conferences in this exciting and expanding field.
3031 Aug 10:00
During these Introduction Days you will meet your fellow students, you will receive information about your study, our building in which you will be studying, the teaching system, etc.
13 Oct 09:00
Find out more about one of the most international universities in Europe, experience our unique approach to teaching, immerse yourself in your programme of choice, and explore our beautiful city.
Student for a Day
3030 Jul Jun
Wondering what it's like to study Health Food Innovation Management at Campus Venlo? Join our student for...