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  • A matter of courage

    20-10-2022

    The new dean of SBE, Marielle Heijltjes, is a product of Maastricht University. In 1985 she was among only the second cohort of business-economics students. “When I take office as SBE dean, I’ll be the first alum and the first woman in that role. I’ve always thought fondly of the school."

  • Chess Air Pollution

    Blue sky thinking – the hidden threat of fine particulate pollution

    16-08-2022

    For three years in a row, Steffen Künn and colleagues went to a seven-week-long chess tournament in Cologne to establish a link between levels of air pollution and cognitive performance. The somewhat alarming results were eagerly scooped up by the media, but it took even more data to convince the academic community that air pollution might affect our economy.

  • Appointment of Dr Dominic Coppens as Professor of International Economic Law

    29-06-2022

    The Executive Board has appointed Dr Dominic Coppens as Professor of International Economic Law with effect from 1 September 2022 for 0.2 FTE; he succeeds Prof Peter Van den Bossche.

  • Mariëlle Heijltjes

    Mariëlle Heijltjes appointed dean of the School of Business and Economics

    23-05-2022

    The Executive Board of Maastricht University has appointed Mariëlle Heijltjes, professor of managerial behaviour, as dean of the School of Business and Economics (SBE).

  • New brochure provides guidance for self-employment across the border

    25-03-2022

    Cross-border business in the Euregio Maas-Rhine (EMR), i.e. business in the border area between Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, offers many opportunities. But what are the general requirements for starting up a business in the different countries? And what do I need to pay attention to as an entrepreneur? These types of questions and more are covered in the new brochure "Crossing borders as a self-employed professional between Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany".

  • (Highly) mobile workers in the creative sector in the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion (EMR) - How do you create a good fit?

    18-02-2022

    This issue was discussed on 17 February 2022 by the ITEM Expertise Centre with representatives of the specialised advisory and border information services in the cultural sector, as well as politicians and (local) authorities of the EMR. In successful cooperation with the ZZP-fabriek, the GrenzInfoPunt Aachen-Eurode (GIP) and the cooperation Smart, an online expert meeting in the shape of a round table was organised as part of the Interreg V youRegion project.

  • ITEM Stagiaires gezocht

    Internships available at ITEM starting February 2017

    22-12-2016

    Het Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross border cooperation and Mobility / ITEM is per februari 2017 op zoek naar versterking van haar team in de vorm van:  Stagiaire communicatie; Stagiaire 'Event organizer ITEM'; Stagiaire (1.0 fte) (Monitoring Service Grensoverschrijdende Arbeidsbemiddeling).

  • Inaugural lecture prof. Bollen-Vandenboorn - Grensoverschrijdende fiscale organisatie van pensioen

    20-12-2016

    On Friday 16 December 2016 Prof. dr. Anouk Bollen-Vandenboorn accepted the unique chair ‘Cross-border Pension Tax Law’. The video of the inaugural lecture of Prof. dr. Anouk Bollen-Vandenboorn, titled 'Cross-border fiscal organisation of pensions' is now available.

  • Featured Konferenz Grenzüberschreitende Zusammenarbeit an der deutschen Außengrenze - 12-13 December 2016 Martin Unfried ITEM expertisecentrum © Euro-Institut

    ITEM's Martin Unfried presents Cross-border impact assessment 2016 in Berlin

    20-12-2016

    Martin Unfried, 'ontgrenzer' at the ITEM expertise centre has presented the ITEM Cross-border impact assessment at the conference "Grenzüberschreitende Zusammenarbeit an der deutschen Außengrenze - Herausforderungen, Hindernisse und Entwicklungschancen" in Berlin on 12 and 13 December 2016.

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