Latest blog articles in the blog group Maastricht Students

  • UCM - Teun Dekker

    Liberal Arts: to get good at being

    17 October 2017
    On 1 July 2017, Prof. Teun Dekker became the first Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences Education in Europe. His main duties will be creating public awareness of Liberal Arts in the Netherlands and abroad, and conducting research on Liberal Arts education in the European context as well as its social, political and educational significance. We met with Prof. Dekker to get a better understanding of his professorship and his vision on what Liberal Arts and Sciences is and why it is important.
  • UCM - Teun Dekker

    Liberal Arts: de beste versie van jezelf worden!

    17 October 2017
    Sinds 1 juli 2017 is prof. Teun Dekker hoogleraar Liberal Arts and Sciences Education. Zijn hoofdtaken worden het Liberal Arts-woord verspreiden in Nederland en in het buitenland en onderzoek doen naar Liberal Arts education in Europese context, maar ook naar de sociale, politieke en educatieve betekenis ervan. We hebben Teun gesproken om een beter beeld te krijgen van zijn nieuwe hoogleraarschap en zijn visie op Liberal Arts en waarom het zo belangrijk is.
  • Integration

    An investigation into the local practices concerning the integration of refugees in Maastricht

    24 July 2017
    At present, the Dutch integration policy is based on the Agenda for Integration which was launched in May 2013. According to Hague’s alderman Rabin Baldewsingh (PvDA) the national integration policy of the Netherlands has “failed miserably”, in that immigrants are less involved in society and are mainly living off social welfare benefits.
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