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  • Today, the new covenant 'continued horizontal monitoring' was signed by Maastricht University and the Dutch Tax Administration. The covenant is a derivative of the long-standing cooperation between the university as taxpayer and the Dutch Tax Administration. The aim being a confidential and...

  • Maastricht University is an active member of the Young European Research Universities Network, championing values of innovation, openess and responsibility. 

  • PhD thesis written by Patrick Naaktgeboren
    This dissertation investigates private partnerships in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Antwerp (1621–1791) from both a legal historical and a socioeconomic perspective. Whereas the legal-historical part deals with the interaction between Antwerp...

  • Seven broad research consortia will receive a total of 35 million euros from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) to conduct research on technological innovations that provide answers to societal challenges. Lorenzo Moroni, professor of Biofabrication for Regenerative Medicine at Maastricht University...

  • Since mid-2021, several SHE staff members have been involved in two cross-border projects that were co-funded by Interreg and the regional province of Limburg. These projects are now coming to an end. Here is a reflection on both projects.

  • They may study an unconventional group, but they have fun doing so. Lynn van Vugt and Mark Levels focus on NEETs: young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training, and are difficult to engage. Van Vugt’s PhD research—supervised by Levels, professor of Health, Education and Work—produced...

  • ROA publishes new report on developments in education and labor market

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    The golden moment

    In June this year, Marjolein Smidt held her oration following her appointment as professor in 2020. She holds a chair at Maastricht University in oncological surgery, with a focus on mammary surgery (breast surgery). However, the research she carries out is much broader than that. Marjolein also...

  • What is it like, being the first generation to go to university? We are talking about this topic with various UM students. Joy Osadebawem Daniel from Luxembourg is one of them. Her parents, originally from Nigeria, didn’t always have an easy time after arriving in Luxembourg. But they taught Joy an...

  • Being a homeowner: to some, it is a dream for which they are willing to work hard and bear a substantial financial burden. To others, it is an undesirable combination of maintenance effort, bureaucracy and reduced mobility.

    Seemingly, this polarization of opinions applies at a broader level, too...