• Scientifically based ways to be happier


    Madelon Peters, professor of Experimental Health Psychology about her new (Dutch) book on happiness and optimism.

  • Harro van Lente member of Dutch Health Council


    Professor Harro van Lente has been appointed as member of the Health Council of the Netherlands, an independent scientific advisory body for the government and parliament.

  • Increased pressure on law enforcement from organised crime


    While there are no indications that the number of serious violations of integrity in law enforcement has increased over the past five years, the violations are getting more serious.

  • UM’s THE and QS rankings


    A short update of Maastricht University's position in two recently released rankings.

  • Art restauration
  • Cover Hoogenboom Balancing Student Mobility Rights and National Higher Education Autonomy in the European Union

    ITEM publication about student mobility rights and national higher education autonomy in the European Union


    The thesis ‘Balancing Student Mobility Rights and National Higher Education Autonomy in the European Union’ by Dr. Alexander Hoogenboom, connected to the ITEM Expertise centre and the Faculty of Law of Maastricht University, will be issued by publishing house Brill in the series ‘Nijhoff Studies in European Union Law’ in October 2017.

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    Maisons Tropicales/Maisons Coloniales


    Maisons Tropicales/Maisons Coloniales: contesting technologies of authenticity and value in Niamey, Brazzaville, Paris, New York and Venice - Article publication by Christoph Rausch in the International Journal of Heritage Studies

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    "Policies fail when they're not inclusive"


    Alaa Murabit (27) one of the United Nations’ 17 Global Sustainable Development Goals Advocates and the UN High-Level Commissioner on Health Employment and Economic Growth, defines herself as a leader. On 4 September she gave the keynote speech at the opening of the academic year 2017/18 in Maastricht.

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    Succesful Alumni Homecoming Day Faculty of Law


    With pleasure, we look back on a very successful alumni day. After a short word of welcome of our dean prof. Hildegard Schneider, alumni of various graduation years met during a lively Meet & Greet session. This was followed by a very interesting lecture by prof. Bruno de Witte about “The Future of European Integration beyond Brexit”

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    Succesful second edition Master Kick-Off Staats- en bestuursrecht


    On Thursday, 7 September, the annual Kick-Off meeting of the Master Staats- en bestuursrecht took place in the Feestzaal. Professor Aalt-Willem Heringa ((comparative) Constitutional and Administrative law) welcomed all students.

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