An event co-hosted by UNU-MERIT at the UN Palais des Nations in Geneva on 10 November marked ‘World Science Day for Peace & Development’ and celebrating the first anniversary of the ‘UNU Jargon Buster App’.
SBE graduate Nick Ummels participated in the Thesis-Internship Programme (TIP) while completing his Masters in International Business. During this programme, a
Dutch people with a disposable income of at least €500,000 give an average of €7,915 per year to charities. Research conducted by ABN AMRO MeesPierson and Maastricht University found that wealthy people in paid employment donated the most (€12,992 on average), followed by entrepreneurs (€10,349).
On 16 December 2016, Maastricht University and Les Tables Maastricht will organise a joint symposium to mark their respective 40th and 20th anniversaries. This symposium will bring together professors and professionals in the field of healthy food to discuss the theme ‘Carefree feasting: Is that still possible?’
Student employability is one of the focus areas in the current strategic renewal process; as a result, Simon Beausaert has recently become SBE’s first coordinator of employability, a role that has been created to support employability within our faculty. He spoke with us about this new position and the employability project as a whole.
In August 2013, the first cultivated meat hamburger was prepared and sampled in London, England. Maastricht University Professor Mark Post created the burger–which he says is healthier for both consumers and the environment. Early this month, Post told Dutch radio 1Limburg that he expects cultivated meat to be available in supermarkets in as few as four years.
On Friday 2 September 2016, a monument was unveiled on the square outside the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics – the original home of Maastricht University – in honour of Dr Sjeng Tans.
Maastricht University 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 30.
“It might be a bit philosophical, but what’s the purpose of life?” Koser asks. “For me, it’s growth. It’s growing on any facet. I want to be growing from what [I was] a second ago or a year ago.”
Marc Ouwehand has been made Partner, Digital Transformation/Financial Services with Delta Capita.