March 3, 2011 Leave a Comment
Maastricht University’s Knowledge Centre for International Staff (KCIS) has been nominated for the Expat Awards 2011 in the Expat Service Provider of the Year category.
February 17, 2011 Leave a Comment
Maastricht University (UM) strives to strengthen its position as a research university. UM is launching a few important scientific projects, based on public private partnership:
Source and more information: Maastricht University.
January 2, 2011 Leave a Comment
Maastricht came into existence as a Roman settlement.
Source and more information: Zicht op Maastricht, the biography of a city.
December 20, 2010 Leave a Comment
On Thursday December 16th 2010 the International Service Desk of the Maastricht Region, Brainport Development NV and the Maastricht University Knowledge Centre for International Staff organised a very much appreciated get together for the international community.
December 2, 2010 Leave a Comment
Book presentation of “The Adventures of Yin & Yang: Snoepje and the Pizza Box” on Sunday, November 21st at Selexyz Dominicanen in Maastricht, by American author Susan Hermse Schaefer and Dutch Minister of Immigration and former mayor of Maastricht Gerd Leers.
November 18, 2010 Leave a Comment
More than 200 international staff members from Maastricht University gathered at the beautiful old ‘City hall’ on October 12th 2010 for the first ‘Cultural Introduction & International Staff Get-Together’.
September 18, 2010 1 Comment
Maastricht University School of Business and Economics LipDub 2010
September 14, 2010 2 Comments
In this video portrait, Mitchy Ogata (Japan) and Robert Norris (UK/Italy) explain what attracted them and made them choose to settle down in the Maastricht region. They both practise the martial art of Aikido.
September 7, 2010 Leave a Comment
Views of Maastricht, summer 2010
Video clip by Gaston Rings
September 2, 2010 Leave a Comment
With its large array of reputable restaurants, including two Michelin listed restaurants and its a unique chique style, it is no surprise that Maastricht could pull off an event like the Preuvenemint. A photo-reportage by Faten Aggad.
June 22, 2010 Leave a Comment
Video clip by Daniel van Hauten
More information: Fashionclash
June 22, 2010 Leave a Comment
Production: Emma Brewin and Ivan Picart, European Journalism Centre
June 7, 2010 Leave a Comment
Dutch evening at the International Women’s Club South Limburg
The International Women’s Club of South Limburg brings together women of all nationalities living in the Maastricht region, promoting friendship, sharing mutual interests and extending support and information to newcomers.
April 12, 2010 Leave a Comment
The Expat Awards have been created to recognise the efforts and successes of the International and Expat community in the Netherlands. On Tuesday, March 23 the awards were presented during the official awards ceremony at Nyenrode Business University, hosted by Paul Brown.
March 27, 2010 Leave a Comment
On March 2, 2010, Maastricht Debates discussed the controversial question whether higher education in Europe depends on one’s social background, or on one’s bank account.
Maastricht Debates is a platform for debate and networking for and by Maastricht actors on issues of international cooperation, European relations, and globalisation.
More information: Maastricht Debates
March 27, 2010 Leave a Comment
Pecha Kucha Night is an open night for architects, interior designers, graphic designers, game designers, artists, fashion designers, inventors, creative students or anyone else with ideas the world needs to know about.
The next Pecha Kucha Night will take place on May 20, 2010.
Would you like to present your idea on the Pecha Kucha stage? Please visit: Pecha Kucha Maastricht
January 5, 2010 Leave a Comment
Maastricht has a lively street scène, students, shoppers, crowded outdoor café’s and many restaurants provide an almost Burgundian atmosphere. The Vrijthof and the Onze-lieve-vrouweplein are amongst the favorite places to visit and despite being the capital of the province of Limburg its shares very little in common with the rest of the country.
Source: City Film
December 20, 2009 Leave a Comment
The city of Maastricht received the support of the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion in its race for the title of European Cultural Capital in 2018
Source: Province of Limburg
December 11, 2009 Leave a Comment
The children of the UWC Maastricht Pre-school sing a traditional “Sinterklaas” song in Dutch on the occasion of the opening of the new International Service Desk for the Maastricht Region and receive presents from Maastricht Mayor Gerd Leers on behalf of “Zwarte Piet”.
More information: International Service Desk Maastricht Region
November 30, 2009 Leave a Comment
Transition Towns (also known as Transition network or Transition Movement) is a movement aiming at equipping communities for the dual challenges of climate change and peak oil by raising awareness of sustainable living and build local resilience in the near future.The movement currently has member communities in a number of countries worldwide.
November 22, 2009 Leave a Comment
Crossroads editor Sueli Brodin speaks about her life in the Maastricht Region
Source: Maastricht Region website
November 6, 2009 Leave a Comment
Pecha Kucha Night is an open night for architects, interior designers, graphical designers, game designers, artists, fashion designers, inventors, creative students or anyone else with ideas the world needs to know about.
Source: Pecha Kucha Night Maastricht
October 2, 2009 Leave a Comment
Related article on Crossroads: Tired of Amsterdam? Time to discover Maastricht!, February 2008
September 18, 2009 2 Comments
The director of the LIOF (Limburg Investment Bank) and two members of the Provincial Executive share their thoughts on the opportunities offered by the application of the Cradle to Cradle model in Limburg businesses.
Related article on Crossroads: Limburg goes Cradle to Cradle, January 2009
September 14, 2009 Leave a Comment
July 28, 2009 Leave a Comment
The Province of Limburg called for “the support of Europe and national authorities” to achieve more effective transfrontier cooperation in five key areas during a Council of Europe conference held in Maastricht on July 6-7, 2009.
European Conference at the Province of Limburg urges for “practical approaches towards effective European transfrontier cooperation”
July 14, 2009 Leave a Comment
A Council of Europe conference held at the Province of Limburg on 6-7 July 2009 focused on the importance of transfrontier cooperation in border regions such as the Meuse-Rhine euroregion.
July 9, 2009 Leave a Comment
Read a review of the Manus van Alles Festival in Maastricht.
More information: Manus van Alles Festival
July 8, 2009 1 Comment
Read a review of the last Pecha Kucha Night in Maastricht.
More information: Pecha Kucha Night Maastricht
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