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  • DKE graduation 2019

    DKE’s Class of 2019: what’s next?

    16-07-2019

    Following the graduation ceremonies on July 11 and 12, we asked four brand new graduates about their next steps in life. We also asked them to reflect – perhaps for the last time – on their time at DKE.

  • Recent Annual Research Day (Toogdag) on effectiveness of human rights

    15-07-2019

    This year’s Annual Research Day on 20 and 21 June (Toogdag) revolved around the theme of efficiency of human rights, and provided for valuable presentations and discussions from many different angles.

  • Toekenning finance sectorplan

    Ministry invests in legal research at Maastricht University

    12-07-2019

    The Faculty of law is very pleased with the award of more than 4 million euros by the Ministry of education, culture and science (MOCW) for strengthening its legal research. The Faculty will use this amount to create two new interdisciplinary research groups. 

  • Julian Engelhardt wins the Menno Knetsch Thesis Award

    Biobased Materials graduate wins Menno Knetsch Master Thesis Award

    11-07-2019

    During this ceremony the Menno Knetsch Master Thesis Award has been handed out to Julian Engelhardt.

  • Felix Taschbach wins the MaCSBio Master Thesis Award

    Systems Biology graduate wins MaCSBio Master Thesis Award

    11-07-2019

    During the ceremony, Dr. Mike Gerards handed out the MaCSBio Thesis Award to graduate Felix Taschbach for his research.

  • Presenting our latest batch of future policy makers

    Presenting our latest batch of future policy makers

    08-07-2019

    Students from our Master's in Public Policy and Human Development (2018-19) marked the end of their course at a festive ceremony in Sint Janskerk, Maastricht.

  • Groot onderhoud of kruimelwerk bundel Montesquieu

    Montesquieu bundel: Groot onderhoud of kruimelwerk

    05-07-2019

    Dutch only.
    Heeft de Nederlandse democratie en rechtsstaat groot, achterstallig onderhoud nodig, of blijft het beperkt tot kruimelwerk? Zorgt het advies van Staatscommissie Remkes voor te hoge constitutionele verwachtingen? Dit is de vraag die centraal staat in de nieuwste bundel van het Montesquieu Instituut die op 3 juli werd uitgereikt aan minister Ollongren van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties.

  • Marjan Peeters visits BNR radio for climate goals

    04-07-2019

    Dutch only.
    Marjan Peeters, hoogleraar klimaatbeleid & -recht, in gesprek met Roelof Hemmen over de klimaatdoelen m.b.t. de big five van de Europese uitdagingen.

  • MPP students talk at Conference

    Master’s students get a taste of real-life policy processes in Malta

    03-07-2019

    Three students on our Master’s programme in Public Policy and Human Development took part in a conference in Malta, held on 17-20 April 2019 by the Douzelage European town twinning association within the Europe For Citizens programme.

  • RECIPES project is now online

    02-07-2019

    How to reconcile science, innovation and precaution? Follow RECIPES to keep abreast of ongoing discussions, learn about case study findings and get engaged in the development of new tools that help policymakers to make sound decisions.

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