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    Maastricht wins Nuremberg Moot Court!

    22-06-2020

    Another significant victory for Maastricht law students in the Nuremberg Moot Court!

  • VSNU - Elsevier deal

    Dutch research institutions and Elsevier agreed on a new extensive agreement

    20-05-2020

    The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), the Dutch Federation of University Medical Centers (NFU), the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) and Elsevier announced that they have entered into a national agreement. Maastricht University and MUMC+ participate in this contract that runs until  2025.

  • Public Policy student

    With the world at breaking point, let’s bring evidence to bear on policymaking

    20-05-2020

    I am sitting at my desk at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a safety precaution for myself, of course, but also an act of solidarity. Solidarity with experts and solidarity with informed decision makers.

  • secure service that connects DataHub with DataverseNL

    Maastricht University provides a new, secure service that connects DataHub with DataverseNL

    14-04-2020

    Researchers using the DataHub storage services now have the opportunity to make a dataset openly available via DataverseNL. From now on you can copy (parts of) a dataset from DataHub to DataverseNL with just one push of a button.

  • NASPAA-Batten simulation competition

    How to make a city sustainable — in a single day?

    08-04-2020

    “It was an exciting day and a great learning experience, especially given the time pressure, the intensity of the challenge and having to work with a new team,” said Apoorva Shankar, looking back on this year's NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition 2020.

  • Student babysitters unburden employees

    26-03-2020

    Two medical interns of Maastricht University (UM) seized the corona crisis for a special new initiative.

  • UNU-MERIT students visit UNOG, Geneva

    A time to talk and a time to act: When students meet policymakers in Geneva

    16-03-2020

    In February 2020, some 50 students from our Master's programme joined a trip to the international institutions in Geneva.

  • Pure and UM Research Publications completely renewed

    Pure & UM Research Publications completely renewed

    17-02-2020

    Pure and associated services, such as the Research Publications portal, are completely renewed. Pure was not available for weeks due to the cyber attack but has been back online since Monday 17 February. Preparations continued during the downtime so that the previously planned migration could be maintained without additional inconvenience for users.

  • VSNU - Elsevier deal

    Dutch research institutions and Elsevier reach framework agreement

    19-12-2019

    VSNU, NFU, NWO and Elsevier have reached a framework agreement. In the short term, this means that from January 2020 we will have access to all online journals from Elsevier and UM scholars can publish Open Access in all Elsevier journals – Full OA and Hybrid – without paying APC.

  • The impact of an international law project

    12-12-2019

    Over the last five years, Maastricht University’s Faculty of Law together with Mundo has implemented a project to strengthen education and research in international law at the Faculty of Law at Universitas Padjadjaran (UNPAD) in Bandung, Indonesia. The project was funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands through its NICHE programme, administered by Nuffic.

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