Little attention paid to cooperation with neighbouring countries in lead-up to elections in border provinces13-03-2023
The topic of cross-border cooperation plays only a modest role in the party manifestos for the upcoming provincial elections, even in border provinces. This is one of the findings of a thematic analysis by researchers from ITEM, Maastricht University’s transnational expertise centre.
Prestigious European grant for promising researchers at Maastricht University25-11-2022
Scientists Daniel Keszthelyi and Anna Beckers from Maastricht University (UM) are to receive a prestigious European grant for early career researchers: the Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
Energy transition in border regions hindered by lack of coordination18-11-2022
A lack of coordinated arrangements between neighbouring countries is making it extremely difficult to realise a successful energy transition in the German-Dutch border regions. These are the findings of the annual Cross-border Impact Assessment by the ITEM expertise centre (part of Maastricht University).
Ostrageous: how greed and crime erode professional football and we all look the other way19-08-2022
“The European professional football industry is highly vulnerable to money-laundering schemes and major tax fraud, but people both inside and outside the industry are collectively looking the other way.”
Integration of Maastricht School of Management into Maastricht University23-05-2022
The Maastricht School of Management (MSM) and Maastricht University (UM) are complementary institutions that have the potential to strengthen one another. Therefore, the boards of both organisations signed an agreement on 20 May 2022, integrating MSM into the School of Business and Economics (SBE), one of UM's six faculties.
Working from home will disadvantage cross-border workers unless rules are changed19-11-2021
Unless the EU rules and tax treaties are amended, some cross-border workers will soon have to pay tax in two countries: in their country of residence for hours spent working from home, and in the country in which they work for hours spent in the office. Since COVID-19 has made working from home often no longer a choice, the Dutch, German and Belgian governments have exempted cross-border workers from the usual rules until the end of 2021. But no such arrangements have been made for 2022.
PANDEMRIC explores the benefits of Euregional cooperation during (health) crises10-09-2020
Discoordination at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak caused numerous bottlenecks in the border regions, which proved to have negative effects on Euregional cooperation. The PANDEMRIC project (Interreg V-A Euregio Maas-Rijn), aimed at promoting Euroregional cooperation in the field of health care, may offer opportunities for optimal cross-border crisis management.
ITEM carries out research into diploma recognition in border regions06-09-2018
The Province of Limburg has commissioned the ITEM Expertise Centre to carry out research into the recognition of diplomas in border regions. In June, the European Union's B-solution project awarded a grant for a pilot project to increase transparency in the field of diploma recognition for highly demanded professions.
Wealthy people donate almost €8000 to charities28-10-2016
Research conducted by ABN AMRO MeesPierson and Maastricht University found that Dutch people with a disposable income of at least €500,000 give an average of €7,915 per year to charities
Livia Wyss Wins the 2016 Schoemaker-Sustainalytics Student Competition19-07-2016
Livia Wyss, student ‘Globalisation and Law’ at Maastricht University wins ‘2016 Schoemaker-Sustainalytics Student Competition on Business and Human Rights’...