Strategic programme 2022-2026

'The European University of the Netherlands' is the title of Maastricht University's (UM) strategic programme for the period 2022-2026. Navigate through the interactive video and learn more about the content. This interactive video takes you through the story in several layers.

Highlighted: Food is family

What is on the table matters less to her than who she is at the table with. Ronit Shiri-Sverdlov, Professor of Inflammation and Metabolic Health, prefers to eat at home with her family. This was the case in Tel Aviv and is no different in Maastricht. She cooks when she feels like it, often from what happens to be in the house. Just easy, except during holidays and the Jewish holidays. Then everything is pulled out of the closet and carefully prepared. "The Jewish traditions mean a lot to me. The thought of my family in Israel eating at the same time and in the same way at Passover, for example, is so special to me.

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Ronit Shiri-Sverdlov and her family

Ronit Shiri-Sverdlov with her family in the kitchen

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