• ITEM Stagiaires gezocht

    Internships available at ITEM starting February 2017


    Het Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross border cooperation and Mobility / ITEM is per februari 2017 op zoek naar versterking van haar team in de vorm van:  Stagiaire communicatie; Stagiaire 'Event organizer ITEM'; Stagiaire (1.0 fte) (Monitoring Service Grensoverschrijdende Arbeidsbemiddeling).

  • ITEM’s Alexander Hoogenboom wins Ius Commune Prize


    Alexander Hoogenboom, scientific coordinator at ITEM, is the winner of the Ius Commune Prize of 2016. Alexander Hoogenboom won the 2016 Ius Commune Prize for his paper ‘In Search of a Rationale for the EU Citizenship Jurisprudence’. The prize was awarded at the 15th Ius Commune Conference on 24 November 2016.

  • Het migratiebeleid staat kansen in de weg in de grensregio’s


    Migratierecht en -beleid gaan veelal uit van een eenheid: verblijf en ‘bezigheid’ — werk, studie/stage, onderzoek, et cetera — in één land. Maar diezelfde eenheid levert problemen op in de grensstreken. Niet zozeer voor EU-burgers, die het ‘recht op vrij verkeer’ hebben, maar wel voor zogenoemde ‘derdelanders’, grof gezegd mensen zonder EU, EER of Zwitserse nationaliteit.

  • A conversation about Islam, Extremism and Terrorism at Maastricht University


    It was the first time that mothers Karolina Dam and Nicola Benyahia spoke to an audience of five hundred about their sons, who got killed in Syria after joining Isis.

  • TEDx Maastricht talks by UM staff

    TEDxMaastricht talks by UM staff


    During the last edition of TEDxMaastricht, which took place on 17 October 2016, three UM staff members gave an inspiring TED talk within the theme ‘A matter of perspective’. 

  • World diabetes day

    Preventing diabetes


    On this day exactly 125 years ago, physician Sir Fredrick Grant Banting was born. Together with Charles Best and John Macleod, Banting discovered that insulin could be used to treat diabetes.

  • “Severe punishment is not the same as smart punishment”


    Assistent professor Jacques Claessen (Faculty of Law) is a proponent of ‘restorative justice’, someone who believes in the power of mediation in criminal cases. 16 November marks the International Day of Tolerance – an opportune time to highlight the difference between ‘severe’ and ‘smart’ punishment. 

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    “Pneumonia is still the biggest killer in Africa”


    Twelve November it is World Pneumonia Day. Camielle Noordam did PhD research on pneumonia in children in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Center Court Chemelot 1

    “This is the jewel in the crown of our work in the sciences”


    The new Center Court on the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard Geleen will be officially opened on 16 November.

  • ITEM starts feasibility study ‘cross-border professional recognition card’.


    One of the obstacles is the recognition of professional qualifications. Therefore, ITEM is announcing its intention to carry out a feasibility study about creating a “cross-border professional recognition card”.  The final “cross-border professional recognition card” would be a tool developed to speed up and facilitate recognition procedures, especially for border regions.

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