Green Impact Maastricht University 2018 successfully started

A number of 84 employees and students have signed up for the Green Impact Programme, something that we are very proud of! This includes a FASoS team: Soylent Green. However, we are still looking for other sustainability contributors (staff and students), who help us through the Green Impact Programme to spread sustainability across the UM and who are capable of beating the Board of Executives from their first Green Impact Programme position…

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RMES student interviewed by Armenian online magazine

In the context of the Research Master European Studies, Moritz Höpner spent two weeks in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. Focusing his thesis research on EU-Armenia relations, a DAAD scholarship enabled him to travel there.

As a follow-up on his stay, the Armenian online magazine Mediamax.am interviewed Moritz. In the interview (in Armenian) Moritz talks about his interest in the Armenian language and how he first came to visit this country.

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Apply now for a student activity subsidy from UFL/SWOL

The University Fund Limburg (UFL)/SWOL have opened the applications for a student activity subsidy. The fund wishes to support activities organised by students, for students that are original and/or extraordinary, benefit the student community and are of lasting value to the university community. These activities boost the spirit of community within the university.

For more information and the terms & conditions please check the website.

Survey on barriers to free movement and political participation in EU

Your voice is needed! In the frame of the FAIR EU project, we are investigating the successful inclusion of EU mobile citizens in their host EU country’s civic and political life.

FASoS students are a very international and politically engaged group. We would be extremely grateful if you could participate in the survey and let us know about your experience as EU mobile citizen in a host EU country.

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Improve the services of UM: share your opinion

Last spring we asked members of the UM employee monitor and UM student monitor to evaluate the cleaning within the UM. The results, among other things, led to examining the possibilities for adjusting the cleaning resources and materials, and extra check-ups of the pantries.

Do you want to give your opinion in order to improve the services of the UM? That is possible!

If you are a student, you can sign up online.

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FASoS PhD alumna receives Honorable Mention for dissertation

Marie De Somer received the ‘Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award – Honorable Mention’ for her dissertation on the EU Court of Justice and its role in the area of EU immigration law. Awarded by APSA, the American Political Science Association, the prize recognises the best dissertations on European politics and society.

Marie defended her dissertation, which was supervised by Sophie Vanhoonacker and Maarten Vink, at FASoS in June 2017.

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Follow FASoS on Social Media

As you might have noticed already, FASoS is active on various Social Media channels. To stay up to date with the latest faculty news make sure to follow FASoS online!

Library information for new students

The dedicated staff of Maastricht University Library is ready to welcome all newly arrived students. The library is not just a well-equipped study environment but also an attractive meeting place for students. As a student, you will have access to the library buildings as well as the Online Library, where all our electronic journals, books and databases are stored.

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FASoS alumnus Oliver Sarov in top 30 under 30 Serbian business magazine

In the Serbian business magazine Bizlife FASoS alumnus Oliver Sarov (BA European Studies) is listed in the 30 under 30. An English interview has been published on their website, in the printed magazine there is a more extensive interview in Serbian.

Sarov is currently a Senior Policy Adviser for Economic Affairs and Trade at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Belgrade.

Minor in European Studies at FASoS

Are you considering signing up for a Minor? Attending a Minor is a great opportunity to further shaping your curriculum and to better prepare both for the job market and for Master’ applications.

The Minor in European Studies offers a comprehensive perspective which will enable you to recognize and tackle the challenges of contemporary Europe, and it equips you with the knowledge and skills to address contemporary European issues.

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