News

  • During the annual Student Research Conference (SRC) organized by the VSNU on November 11th Health Sciences student Guna Schwanen received the Student Research Award for the best bachelor research of the Netherland and Flanders in the category ‘law, economy and society’. 

  • On Friday 13 November, Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet paid a working visit to Maastricht University

  • De Universiteit Maastricht ondertekent op 2 november een Energie Akkoord met de Gemeente Maastricht.

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    Net pension scheme

    With effect from 1 January 2015 your pension build-up has been reduced. The consequence of this is that staff with a full-time annual income of over €100,000 will receive a lower pension when they retire, and the pension benefits payable on the death of an employee will also be reduced.

  • How should Limburg respond to the refugee situation and how do refugees fare in Limburg? These are the key questions that will be addressed during the Limburg Refugee Debate on 25 November 2015. 

  • he ‘UNESCO Science Report, Towards 2030’ has been launched in Paris on 10 November.  Professor Luc Soete, Rector Magnificus at Maastricht University is one of 35 authors of the report and lead author of the Executive Summery.

  • Several former Maastricht University students have won the UNESCO-Japan Prize for Education for Sustainable Development.

  • The Executive Board has appointed three people to fill the administrative and management vacancies at the Faculty of Humanities and Sciences.

  • Four new research projects have recently been granted to Joop de Jong. They concern the topics of cultural education in Limburg (two projects), the historical scale model of Maastricht and its surroundings around 1748, and Dutch Mobile heritage.

  • The national Reference Index for High-Risk Children (Verwijsindex Risicojongeren), an ICT system introduced in 2010 to identify high-risk children at an early stage and to facilitate collaboration between various support agencies, does not work as intended nor can practicing professionals apply it...