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  • VENI grants

    Five Veni grants for UM researchers

    28-07-2017

    Five of the 154 granted Veni-applications came from Maastricht.

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

    17-07-2017

    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.

  • Alexander Hoogenboom - Observant © Joey Roberts

    Myth: Brussels imposes nothing but annoying measures

    23-06-2017

    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.

  • Freddy Troost

    Golden combination of commerce and science

    20-06-2017

    The success of the master’s programme in Health Food Innovation Management was one of the critical factors in whether or not to establish a Maastricht University campus in Venlo. The graduation of the sixth class puts an end to any possible doubt. “We’re sticking around; we’ve proven that we have a right to exist”, says associate professor and programme coordinator Freddy Troost.

  • Prof. Van Marken Lichtenbelt nominated for Huibregtsen Prize

    16-06-2017

    Van Marken Lichtenbelt’s discovery of brown adipose tissue in adults in 2009 led to the research of ways to activate and increase brown adipose tissue. On 9 October 2017 foreman of the jury José van Dijck (president KNAW) will announce the winner of the Huibregsten Prize during the Night of Science & Society (Avond van Wetenschap & Maatschappij).

  • VAR

    Team Maastricht wins national VAR Moot Court Competition (again)!

    19-05-2017

    The student team representing Maastricht University has won the prestigious VAR Moot Court Competition in administrative law for the second year in a row.

  • Hoogenboom ELFA award

    ITEM's Alexander Hoogenboom awarded with ELFA Award 2016

    25-04-2017

    ITEM’s scientific coordinator, dr. Alexander Hoogenboom, has been awarded ‘first place’ in the ELFA 2016 doctoral thesis competition on European law for his thesis 'Balancing Student Mobility Rights and National Higher Education Autonomy in the European Union'.  The award was presented at ELFA's Annual General Meeting and Conference 2017 in Brno, Czech Republic.

  • UM students successful in Moot Court competitions

    UM Law Faculty student teams show well in Moot Court competition

    24-04-2017

    Maastricht students score high in national and international moot courts and moot competitions.

  • Grenseffectenrapportage samenvatting Vera van Vliet

    The ITEM Cross-border Impact Assessment: Basis for Action

    20-04-2017

    After the successful completion of the Cross-border impact assessment in 2016, its dossiers are being being followed up on and the subjects of the 2017 assessment have been determined.

  • CbCM foto Biermeyer Meyer verkleind

    ITEM/ICGI starts new research project on cross-border corporate mobility in the EU

    11-04-2017

    ITEM’s Marcus Meyer and Thomas Biermeyer have won a tender from the European Trade Union Institute for a three-year project on cross-border corporate mobility in the European Union and the European Economic Area.

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