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    dr. Bert van den Braak appointed professor of Parliamentary History and Parliamentary Systems

    04-12-2018

    On 1 December 2018, Bert van den Braak was appointed professor of practice of Parliamentary History and Parliamentary Systems. This professorship is housed within the Department of Public Law. 

  • L1mburg Centraal: English more and more language of instruction at Maastricht University

    04-12-2018

    1Limburg published a short coverage about the use of the English language at our faculty, more specific in the European Law School programme. For his reason, they filmed part of Sarah Schoenmaeckers’ tutorial group and interviewed her and a couple of students.

    This short video is part of the series ‘We are Europe’ that will be broadcast online later this month. In January, the series will be broadcast on television via L1, Omroep Gelderland and two German channels.

    Watch the video

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    Cooperating & connecting: ITEM Director on regional television

    21-11-2018

    On 19 November Prof. dr. Anouk Bollen (ITEM / Maastricht University, Faculty of Law), was a guest on the regional television programme L1 AvondGasten. Together with members of the European Parliament she took part in a discussion about several European themes. They discussed ITEM's focus, as well as the recently published Cross-border Impact Assessment. The discussion was led by Sander Kleikers of L1.

  • Maastricht Young Academic (MYA) Mariolina Eliantonio about her research

    21-11-2018

    Through her research, Maastricht Young Academic Mariolina Eliantonio attempts to explore the role of national and European courts in the process of European integration. Ultimately, she aims to examine how the actions of the European and national administrative authorities can be adequately controlled. Learn more about her research and the MYA in this video.

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    Successful ITEM-Benelux Workshop on qualification recognition in Europe

    20-11-2018

    On 15 November 2018, an ITEM Benelux Workshop about recognising qualifications took place at the Benelux Secretariat General in Brussels. The workshop brought together different stakeholders at the regional, national and European levels.

  • ITEM publishes Cross-border Impact Assessment for 2018

    15-11-2018

    The ITEM Cross-border Impact Assessment 2018 has been published! The report is intended as a valuable tool for policy makers at regional, national and European level when taking decisions on legislation and regulations with (additional) effects for border regions.

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    Frontier workers not eligible for Baukindergeld

    15-11-2018

    In March the German coalition agreed to a subsidy aimed at stimulating young families' own home ownership financially. Only  people living in Germany are eligible. What does this mean for taxpaying frontier workers? The Baukindergeld was examined in the framework of ITEM’s annual Cross-border Impact Assessment .

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    ITEM participates in Expert Panel on a Cross-border Mechanism

    12-11-2018

    On invitation of the Rapporteur Matthijs van Miltenburg, Martin Unfried of expertise centre ITEM participated in an expert panel about a cross-border mechanismorganised by the ALDE Group on 18 October 2018.

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    Update Dutch child care workers in North Rhine-Westphalia

    12-11-2018

    In order to cope with labour market shortages and abundances in the area of child care work it has been proposed that Dutch child care workers be employed across the border in Germany. However, recognition procedures have proven to stand in the way of the swift labour market access of Dutch child care workers. A current complaint procedure is aimed at finding out whether the cross-border mobility of child care workers may be facilitated. 

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    30% rule gets transitional right after all

    08-11-2018

    In the Belastingplan 2019 (Dutch Tax Plan 2019) Amendment Memorandum, the State Secretary for Finance announced that the reduction of the 30% ruling from 8 to 5 years will be granted a transitional period after all. The new duration of the ruling depends on the current end date.

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