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  • Pulse of Europe - Maastricht

    First Pulse of Europe gathering in Maastricht

    26-04-2017

    On Sunday 23 April, the first Pulse of Europe gathering in Maastricht took place. This independent pro-European citizens’ initiative aims to counteract populism, and support Europe against disintegration.

  • Pieter Caljé knighted in the Order of Orange Nassau

    25-04-2017

    Associate professor Pieter Caljé has been knighted in the Order of Orange Nassau for his scientific efforts and his contributions to society. Caljé received the decorations that come with this distinction from Jim Janssen, the deputy-mayor of Maastricht.

  • SBE AACSB re-accreditated

    School of Business and Economics receives re-accreditation from AACSB

    25-04-2017

    On 19 April 2017 AACSB International announced that it will be extending the business accreditation of Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics (SBE). Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. By obtaining this re-accreditation, SBE retains the prestigious ‘Triple Crown’ which consists of accreditations awarded by the American AASCB, the British AMBA and the European-wide EQUIS. Only 1% of business schools worldwide have been able to achieve this.

  • Hoogenboom ELFA award

    ITEM's Alexander Hoogenboom awarded with ELFA Award 2016

    25-04-2017

    ITEM’s scientific coordinator, dr. Alexander Hoogenboom, has been awarded ‘first place’ in the ELFA 2016 doctoral thesis competition on European law for his thesis 'Balancing Student Mobility Rights and National Higher Education Autonomy in the European Union'.  The award was presented at ELFA's Annual General Meeting and Conference 2017 in Brno, Czech Republic.

  • UM students successful in Moot Court competitions

    UM Law Faculty student teams show well in Moot Court competition

    24-04-2017

    Maastricht students score high in national and international moot courts and moot competitions.

  • ‘Sorry seems to be the hardest word’

    24-04-2017

    In a recent article published in the prestigious Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Gijs van Dijck, professor of Private Law at Maastricht University, examined whether court-ordered apologies serve a purpose.

  • Hoogeboom

    Award in European Law

    24-04-2017

    MCEL Researcher A. Hoogeboom receives award in European Law Facilities Association 2016 doctoral thesis competition on European law

  • KidzCollege starts again

    24-04-2017

    From Wednesday 10 May, children are welcomed once again for an impression of the world of science. KidzCollege receives group 8 pupils of elementary schools in the region for a series of lectures.

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