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  • Silver medal at the World Championships of Econometrics

    24-04-2019

    The Econometric Game is a yearly event in Amsterdam, often dubbed as the World Championships of Econometrics, and took place this year from April 10th to April 12th. Maastricht University has been a consistent participant in the game for the last ten years, battling it out with the likes of Harvard University, Universidad Carlos III, and the University of Monash for eternal glory.
    We are proud to announce that team SBE came in 2nd place during this final case, and therefore also placed 2nd of all 30 teams!

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    “Europe belongs to all of us”

    18-04-2019

    In 2018, European Studies alum Joost van den Akker became one of the regional ministers of Limburg, “the most international province of the Netherlands”. In his eyes, the university is a “European musketeer” whose pursuit of internationalisation and Europe is a winning model.

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    Moving Animals: animals are also globalising.

    17-04-2019

    Globalisation is undeniable. People, goods and information are moving around the world at an increasing pace. But what about animals? Do they also cross national and continental borders and how does that work?

  • Ragweek

    20th Ragweek Maastricht

    08-04-2019

    Students for a good cause

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    Technical feats at 180 degrees below zero

    04-04-2019

    Frank Nijpels is working on the Vitrojet, a new device that prepares samples for a form of electron microscopy that received the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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    SBE students conduct market research for Zalando

    01-04-2019

    In 28 March 2019, Maastricht University had the pleasure of welcoming Christian Klein, Operations Manager Process Management and Daniel Rausch, Business Developer from Zalando as jury members for determining the best marketing research project (MRP) as part of the Marketing & Supply Chain Management course.

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    Care for Beira - fundraising for a university in need

    28-03-2019

    Ensure that education in Mozambique can continue.

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    “I’m a coffee fundamentalist”

    27-03-2019

    Soul kitchen: a peek inside the kitchens of UM employees
    Bakir Bulić, director of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, still remembers being smuggled across the border from Germany to a refugee centre in Zeewolde when he was eight years old. He and his father, mother and sister Sabina were fleeing the Bosnian War. “The only thing I could think about at that moment was my mum’s veal schnitzel and mash. The thought comforted me, gave me something to hold on to.”

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    Using game theory to treat cancer

    25-03-2019

    Dr. Kateřina Staňková discusses using game theory for cancer treatment on Australia’s ABC Radio National (interview in English).

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