Internationalization of education, and specifically the intake of international students, is a hot topic in Dutch politics. This will also be the case in early 2023. As the most international university in the country, UM follows developments closely and, in the interest of the university and the region, the institution continues to ask for tailor-made solutions in the event of any regulations limiting the intake of foreign students.
On 14 June 2022, Radboud University in Nijmegen and Maastricht University signed a collaboration agreement for both education and research.
Maastricht University and Radboud University’s teacher training academies are to intensify their cooperation to address the shortage of secondary school teachers. The joint workplace education programme will make it easier for existing and aspiring teachers in Limburg to obtain a teaching qualification via an academic teacher training programme. The new programme will start in September 2022.
Local tv program Good Veurein made an episode about the benefits that students bring to Maastricht. Featuring Serve the City Maastricht, Match Maastricht, Jongeren & StudentenBuurtbemiddeling Maastricht and alderman Bert Jongen.