• New Regulations


    As of 1 September 2017 two new regulations will become effective:
    Tenure Track Regulations for the position of Assistant Professor and Recruitment, Selection and appointment of Professors at Maastricht University.

    Both regulations can be found on the Maastricht University website.

  • New CAO


    Previously we informed you that Dutch Universities agreed with unions to a new Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities (CAO NU).

    The full text of the CAO NU is now available on the website of VSNU. Currently only a Dutch version is available of the appendix; VSNU will commission a translation as soon as possible.

    The duration of this collective agreement is from 2 July 2016 to 30 June 2017 and has been extended until 1 July 2018.

    In the next period texts on the UM-website will be adapted.

  • Doctorate removes tax barriers for EU-citizens who work across the border


    On 12 July 2017 the defence of PhD Thesis of Dr Hannelore Niesten (joint doctorate UHasselt/UM) took place. The joint doctorate of Dr Hannelore Niesten was carried out under supervisors Prof. Dr. Elly Van de Velde (UHasselt) and Dr. Marjon Weerepas (Maastricht University). The University of Hasselt pubslished an article about the PhD thesis regarding the tax barriers of free movement of persons in the EU.

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    Cross-border mobility of specialized nurses - two Dutch hospitals in border regions


    The Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom relations has asked ITEM to research the cross-border mobility of specialized nurses in some Dutch health care institutions. The goal of the research is to find out about the status and influence of quality standards and the actors involved, as well as to provide solutions to facilitate the cross-border mobility of specialized nurses while maintaining high quality health care.

  • Beyond the refugee crisis


    ITEM-researcher reflect on the 'refugee crisis' in Europe from their expertise.

  • Capillary damage can lead to depression


    The Maastricht Study specialises in conducting microcirculation measurements

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    Myth: Brussels imposes nothing but annoying measures


    Law researcher and scientific coordinator at the ITEM Expertise centre Dr. Alexander Hoogenboom featured Observant Magazine on whether the EU only produces annoying regulation and why that misconception continues to exist.

  • Maastricht University ranks 200th in QS World University Rankings


    Maastricht University (UM) ranked 200th in the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings, which was published today. UM’s ranking was lower this year compared to last year, when it placed 173rd out of 965 universities worldwide.

  • Accrual, registration and use of holiday leave


    The University attaches great importance to a good work-life balance for all UM employees. There is broad consensus that employees should take sufficient time off. Therefore all employees received an e-mail from the Board regarding accrual, registration and use of holiday leave.

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    Individual risk profile could help prevent dementia


    Prevention of dementia potentially stimulated by drawing up personal risk profile (MUMC+ news).

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