On 9 January, the lecture hall of the Maastricht University (UM) School of Business and Economics (SBE) was named after Professor Franz Palm to honour his work in developing SBE into an internationally respected institution. Palm was one of the founders of SBE and has served three times as its dean.
The research project “Lifelong Learning and competence development” of Andries de Grip, Director of the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) and Professor of Economics has been granted € 450.000.
Hofstede has received an impressive ten honorary doctorates from ten universities in Europe.
Thomas Reuters has released its predictions for the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics Science award, to be announced 10 October. Who do you think should win?
Maastricht University not only ranks impressively in terms of academics–and the School of Business and Economics (SBE) is proud to announce the success of its International Business master’s programme in the global FT MiM ranking with a spot in the top 25–but it’s also based in one of Europe’s best cities to live and study in.
Last month, thesis awards of 2,0000 euro were presented to students who had written a thesis on an Internet-related topic. Among the winners was Katharina Schmitz, PhD candidate at SBE, whose thesis examined the appeal of interactive pension planners. Schmitz was given her award by Pim van der Feltz,CEO Google Benelux.
The 2016 edition of the Innovator Challenge was supported by representatives of Centraal Orgaan opvang Asielzoekers (COA), which helped bring current asylum seekers to the Challenge to assist the students in understanding the issue, as well as non-profit organisation Enactus Maastricht.
Six researchers from Maastricht University (UM) will each receive up to €800,000 to launch an innovative research line and set up their own research groups. The researchers have been awarded a Vidi grant under the Innovational Research Incentives Scheme by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), which offers Veni, Vidi and Vici grants. This was announced today by the NWO.
SBE-researcher Mark Levels (ROA and GSBE) won a research grant in the highly competitive Open Research Area grant scheme, organized by NWO, ANR, JSPS, DFG and ESRC, to conduct a large cross-national research program on youth Not in Employment, Education and Training (NEETs).
The Maastricht University School of Business and Economics has, for three years, hosted the NEVI Procurement Leadership Program (PLP) in Maastricht. Recently, we had the official graduation ceremony. All nineteen participants passed the requirements of this unique 9-month leadership program which is especially deigned for Procurement executives.