• Preparing for IRONMAN Maastricht

    IRONMAN, Iron Daddies and the alumni feeling


    About a dozen UM alumni and students will join this year's edition of IRONMAN, a gruelling endurance event famed for its community spirit.

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    Stronger together


    Informal mental health support group for internationals

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    Maastricht research on marital captivity leads to new parliamentary bill


    The law needs to be changed to prevent people from being locked in a religious marriage, writes Maastricht University (UM) lawyer Pauline Kruiniger in the final report on the MARICAP study. Following this report the Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker promised last week to come up with a bill that would compel partners cooperate with a religious divorce in order to combat marital captivity.

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  • Kaft thesis

    CaRe Award 2018 for Ben Wijnen


    The CaRe Award 2018 has been awarded to Ben Wijnen. Wijnen won the prize for his PhD dissertation Pleidooi voor betere meetinstrumenten voor mensen met epilepsie; zelfmanagement bij patiënten met epilepsie kosteneffectief (‘Call for better measurement instruments for people with epilepsy: self-management in patients with epilepsy cost-effective’).

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  • AppChallenge winners

    AppChallenge @ UM 2018: the winners


    And the winners are...

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    Sick toys treated by bear doctors


    For the 18th time, the International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA) organised the Teddy Bear Hospital in Maastricht.

  • Maxime Heyndrikx

    Maxime got an offer from Medtronic


    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.

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    Cooking for the homeless


    UM-studenten Carlotta, Emma, Julia en Alice cook for the addicted residents of the Domus houses managed by the Salvation Army.  

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