• Barbara Strating & Mieke Derickx

    Beyond beauty


    How does art reflect our community? How does our community express itself through art? Barbara Strating is the new curator of the Arts and Heritage Commission at Maastricht University. She succeeds Mieke Derickx, who is retiring after more than two decades in the role. Here they discuss curiosity and wonder, Patient Zero and art as a meditation on our collective memory.

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    Collaboration agreement between Radboud University and Maastricht University


    On 14 June 2022, Radboud University in Nijmegen and Maastricht University signed a collaboration agreement for both education and research.

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    Student volunteers at work during Museumnacht Maastricht


    Match Maastricht is official partner of Museumnacht Maastricht. They will provide 25 student volunteers, who will work across different venues in the city.

  • Workplace education programme for secondary school teachers in Limburg


    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.

  • Angelique Palmen new member of the Supervisory Board


    The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) has appointed Angelique Palmen as a member of the UM Supervisory Board for a period of four years.

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  • Nine UM researchers receive support from WUN Research Development Fund


    Nine researchers from Maastricht University (UM) are to receive grants this year from the Research Development Fund (RDF) of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN). A total of 15 research projects were selected out of 31 applications in the 2019-2020 funding round. UM is participating in seven projects that have been awarded grants.

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    Start construction of the Belvédèreberg solar park


    Bodemzorg Limburg and Maastricht University (UM) have sought cooperation in the realization of a solar park at the former Belvédère landfill.

  • Young Universities for the Future of Europe build European University


    The Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) alliance was present in Brussels yesterday during the kick-off event of the European Universities Initiative. YUFE is one of the 17 alliances of European universities selected by the European Commission to develop and implement the first models for a European University.

  • Rianne Letschert joins supervisory board of the Catharina Hospital


    The Supervisory Board of Catharina Hospital has appointed Prof. Dr. Rianne Letschert as member of the Supervisory Board. Rianne Letschert succeeds Alexandra van Huffelen, who has retired as a result of her seat in the Senate.

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