PhD Defence Thomas Huddleston, on 18 September

Thomas Huddleston will defend his PhD dissertation ‘Naturalisation in Action; How nationality laws work in practice across Europe’ in the Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, on Wednesday 18 September at 16.00. His supervisors are Prof. Maarten Vink and Prof. Gerard-René de Groot.

Please confirm attendance of the defence ceremony with Thomas’ paranymphs, Stefan Jochems ( and Zvezda Vankova (

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Mosaïek Magazine is Recruiting Board Members for 2019-2020

Mosaïek Magazine is recruiting bachelor’s students to be board members for the 2019-2020 academic year. We edit student submissions of writings and art and regularly publish them online or in our triannual print editions. Additionally, we host events including parties, book-swaps, and workshops meant to promote our own magazine, cultural activities, and the exchange of ideas. We are currently looking for bachelor students to fill one of several roles.

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Full Professorship for Lies Wesseling

As from 1 September, Lies Wesseling, special chair in ‘Cultural Memory, Gender and Diversity’ has been promoted to full professor. Her work will continue to focus on questions of cultural memory addressed from the perspective of gender and diversity and more particularly on the cultural remembrance of child removal in the colonies by contemporary postcolonial Western societies.

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ITEM/Team GWO infosession on tax duties when moving to/from Belgium

On Thursday 26 September ITEM and Team Grensoverschrijdend Werken en Ondernemen (GWO) organise an information session on the tax duties when you move to or from Belgium.

When: 26 September, 13.30 – 16.45
Where: Centre Ceramique, Avenue Ceramique 50

Please register online before 18 September.

Launch of Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research

Invitation to the Launch of MPCER!

The launch of the MPCER: Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research at Maastricht University, will take place at Lumière Cinema on Thursday 3 October. The event will take the form of two panel discussions, focusing on the importance of doing community-engaged research as well as on the challenges and hurdles that may come with it. The audience will be encouraged to actively participate in the discussions.

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Opportunity to apply for China Scholarship Council PhD students

Colleagues interested in integrating a Chinese PhD student within his/her research or project at FASoS are invited to submit a proposal before 15 September 2019.

Maastricht University and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) collaborate to provide high quality research training to qualified students from Chinese universities and research institutions.

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Wanted: Digital Events Supporter at Maastricht University

The Digital Innovations Department of Maastricht University is looking for an enthusiastic digital native for a new project. Your core responsibility will be to support our team in handling event registrations on Open Days, Experience Days, Introduction Days and many more.

Do you have any questions? Interested students please apply with CV and tell us why we should hire you!

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Euroteachers is looking for new General Members

Are you passionate about the European Union and want to raise awareness about its importance among the youth? Would you like to work on topics of your own interests and are you not afraid of giving presentations to small groups? Great! Then EuroTeachers is looking for you!

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Call: CUBE is looking for workshop facilitators

What: Training weekend for future workshop facilitators on euro-political participation workshops

When: Friday 1 November until Sunday 3 November

Where: Maastricht, Limburg

Who: Dutch-speaking young people, motivated to support young political opinions and moderate discussions with politicians in Limburg

Apply online until 18 September and take part in the fully funded seminar. Download the full vacancy.


FASoS welcomes Prof. Mathieu Segers

Following the end of his mandate as dean of University College Maastricht, Prof. Mathieu Segers, chair in contemporary European history and European integration, will be joining the History Department of FASoS as from 1 October 2019. As a well-known scholar on the history and pre-history of European integration, his research perfectly fits into the work of the faculty’s research programme ‘Politics and Culture in Europe’.

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