Maastricht Graduate School of Governance


The importance of cross-border cooperation manifests itself more than ever during the coronapandemic.

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ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2021 published

Due to the Corona crisis, also many cross-border workers are forced to work in their home country.

MPP students talk at Conference

Three students on our Master’s programme in Public Policy and Human Development took part in a conference in Malta, held on 17-20 April 2

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Maastricht University researchers are currently calling for people to take part in a survey about the reasons for highly-skilled int


The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science has selected the project ‘Leading to Success: SMART Choices and SMART Tools’,&n

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ITEM researchers kicked off the preparatory work for ITEM’s prospective PhD research project with the title “Understanding the de

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Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross border cooperation and Mobility / ITEM

18 Nov

The ITEM annual conference in Groningen focused on the impact of border regions on security, health and energy supply for residents of Europe's internal borders. Current social developments in the fields of energy, health and safety still show that, in order to tackle barriers and work together with partners on both sides of the border, it is important to arrive at the right casuistry, a joint concrete agenda and a structural approach. The current energy challenge and the cross-border aspects involved require stronger intergovernmental governance (multilevel governance).

19 Nov

Video available. The Corona pandemic has shown that attention to tackling obstacles is achieved not only by streamlining regulations, but also by recognizing a border identity. A joint strategy and working together with partners on both sides of the border, each from their own background appears to be necessary to establish a structural approach.

FHS - MGSoG Master's Open Day
30 Aug 31 Aug

During the Public Policy and Human Development introduction days you will meet your fellow students and staff, you will receive information about your study, the building in which you will be studying and PBL: the teaching system at Maastricht University.