News

  • The Dutch Research Council (NWO) awarded a grant for the new research project CHILD-WAR by Dr. Marieke Hopman and Dr. Guleid Jama. 

  • Nick Bos describes himself as “a fairly rational person.” When he so much as mentions words like pleasure, love or lonely, he immediately corrects himself: “Well, love is a big word. Let’s just say my affinity with the university blossomed at UM.” In Maastricht, the man who initially aspired to an...

  • A study conducted by the Easo led by Prof. Gijs Goossens of Maastricht UMC+ and Dr. Luca Busetto published today in Nature Medicine.

  • Maastricht University takes care of many distinctive buildings and art works that we all know. By giving them a new purpose, we preserve these icons and give them a new meaning, making them the vibrant heart of a bustling city. 

    Did you know that these buildings and art works also provide access to...

  • We are happy to have welcomed you on June 19th during our annual CAPHRI Research Day 2024 with the theme “Fostering Wellbeing in our CAPHRI Community”. We look back at yet another successful edition, where we got the chance to meet, interact, discuss, reflect and learn. Thank you for your presence...

  • Two Law PhD candidates of the Maastricht Faculty received awards for their doctoral theses during the 21st International Congress of the International Association of the Penal Law in Paris.

  • Maastricht University received grants for three of the ten research projects starting in the National Growth Fund program Circular Plastics NL.  

  • UM alumni Brian and Rob Timmermans combined their degrees in Econometrics and Sustainable Finance with their passion for karate, resulting in an ever-expanding trophy collection. Both brothers are multi-time and reigning Dutch champions in their respective weight classes and have achieved success on...

  • Emily O’Reilly has held the position of EU Ombudsman for over a decade, ensuring the transparency of the EU institutions by investigating high-profile cases of maladministration and promoting good governance. On June 20, 2024, she gave a keynote address at the conference “Between narratives and...

  • Article  "T. rex is Fierce, T. rex is Charismatic, T. rex is Litigious: Disruptive Objects in Affective Desirescapes" by Donna Yates and Emily Peacock presenting T. rex fossils as disruptive objects that can drastically influence the actions and reactions of humans that encounter them.