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  • In the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for LAW, our Faculty climbs from the 61st to the 46th place. The Faculty also rises ten places in the ranking of European law faculties from place 26 in 2018 to place 16 in 2019.

  • Hundreds of students, scientists and citizens flocked to the Human Brain Project Open Day at the MECC Maastricht conference centre on 15 October.

  • Alie de Boer

    Vote for Alie

    The VIVA400 is a list of 400 inspiring women who shine in their field of expertise and who are nominated because of their talents. Our Alie de Boer is on that list in the category ‘Knappe koppen’ (brainiacs).

  • International collaboration in healthcare is not standard practice, even in border regions, according to a recent study by Maastricht University and Uniklinik RWTH Aachen.

  • Wary of resting on its ‘leading in learning’ laurels, UM commissioned research into the practices, problems and potential of Problem-Based Learning – all with a view to formulating a vision for the future.

  • Labour market experts Inge Hooijen and Julia Reinold researched the mobility behaviour of graduates in the Meuse–Rhine Euroregion – and found that big life decisions are down to more than an attractive labour market.

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  • Last Saturday, 13 October, we welcomed almost 3100 prospective students and their parents or guardians who wanted to find out more about Maastricht University. While mostly Dutch, our visitors had more than 56 different nationalities.  

  • Quitting smoking is easier if you're rewarded for it. According to research by Maastricht University (UM), employees find quitting easier to maintain if they are given a reward, in addition to following a smoking cessation training programme at work.

  • ligproject

    A month-long lie-in

    The chinese artist Yiyun Chen won together with UM scientists, Professor Patrick Schrauwen and Dr Vera Schrauwen-Hinderling of the Department of Nutrition and Human Movement Sciences, the BAD Award worth € 25,000, with which she will conduct an artistic / semi-scientific experiment. From 15 October...