Bill Mitchell, Professor of Economics at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia and a notable proponent of Modern Monetary Theory, presented the 2017 Joan Muysken Lecture on 6 March. Watch the lecture, ‘The Eurozone, Groupthink and denial on a grand scale,’ in full.
The Thesis Internship Programme (TIP) allows master’s students to combine a part-time internship with writing their thesis, which benefits both the participating student and company.
Adolf Hitler was an unlikely leader – fuelled by hate, incapable of forming normal human relationships, unwilling to debate political issues – and yet he commanded enormous support. So how was it possible that Hitler became such an attractive figure to millions of people? That is the important question at the core of Laurence Rees’ new book.
Watch Professor Brendan Simms deliver the 2016 Schuman Lecture, which reflects on how European and German identity have developed in tandem.
A new firm helps advertisers track their impact on the hourly level.
On Monday, 11 January 2016, Maastricht University (UM) celebrated the 40th Dies Natalis in the St. Janskerk, under the theme ‘40 years young; the past, the future’. During the Dies celebrations we looked back on the university’s forty-year history and its many accomplishments over the years. As part of the celebration, Professor Paul Grauwe received his honorary doctorate
In this video interview, Petra Dassen-Housen, the mayor of Beesel, a small town in the Dutch province of Limburg, shares her experience with crisis management following a hostage-taking situation that ended with the death of the hostage-taker and his three-year-old daughter. She recently gave a lecture on the subject to third-year bachelor’s students participating in the course Crisis Management in Organizations (EBC2100) at the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE).
The higher up the career ladder you look, the fewer women you see in universities in the Netherlands. Nine percent of Maastricht University professors are women – but this can and must be improved, according to Dr. Lisa Brüggen of SBE.
Brüggen, who created the Elinor Ostrom Fund in 2014 to provide a long-term source of funding for women at Maastricht University, was the project leader of the “Women in Academia” Service Science project initiated by the faculty board of SBE.
On 20 April, Paul De Grauwe, Professor of European Political Economy at the London School of Economics visited the University of Maastricht to deliver a lecture entitled, “Is the Eurocrisis over?” Watch the complete lecture here.
For alumni wishing to take a virtual walk down memory lane, or prospective students wanting a preview of Maastricht life, we give you the Maastricht University (UM) virtual campus tour.