Master’s Edition

Have you seen the latest FASoS vlogs?

Our Bachelor European studies student Alice is currently on her exchange semester in Hong Kong. During her time abroad she vlogs about her experiences as an exchange student.

Her vlogs are available on the FASoS Facebook page and Youtube channel.

Stay tuned because there are more vlogs to come!

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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FASoS ‘Valorisatie’ Prize 2018 awarded

The jury of the FASoS ‘Valorisatie’ prize, consisting of Marjolein van Asselt, Vivian van Saaze, Kiran Klaus Patel (chair) and Klaartje Peters, decided to award the FASoS ‘Valorisatie’ Prize 2018 to Floris Peters, Maarten Vink and Hans Schmeets for their research and strategic interventions regarding the proposed bill by the Dutch government to increase the residence requirement for naturalisation in the Netherlands.

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Master students needed for FASoS student reps Career Event

For the upcoming Career Event, taking place around April and organised by the Student Representatives, we are looking for 2 Master students who want to join the organisation. If you want to get experience with organising events, work together with a small group of people and broaden your network of possible work sectors or even employers, join now!

If you would like to join or like some more information you can send an e-mail to Carlotta Borges.

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We like all 3000 of you too! UM Career Services on Facebook

We at UM Career Services think it is awesome you follow us on Facebook! As a thank you, Saint Nicolas will bring chocolate to four lucky UM students that liked our page. If you have not liked us yet, make sure you hit the like button on our page so you will not miss any opportunity anymore.

Did you know that all FASoS students have one free workshop or training from UM Career Services per academic year? You can read more about that online.

Last chance to apply for Premium

Apply now for Premium, UM’s programme for motivated MA students to help develop your professional skills. The application deadline is Monday 19 November.

The projects below (and many more) are asking for your FASoS expertise in co-operation with students from other faculties. Get involved in an enthusiastic team, and apply online.


  • Help the City of Maastricht become a Smart City.

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Competition: we want your art in FASoS tutorial rooms

We would like the people of FASoS to help us decorate the tutorial rooms. Anyone can chip in and multiple people will be selected. This includes students, staff and supporting staff.

Send in your ideas to or to our Facebook page. The deadline is 27 January 2019.

See the announcement for more details.

Let your creative side run wild and don’t forget to have fun with it!

Hylke Dijkstra interviewed by Luxemburger Wort

The Luxemburger Wort published an article about the 25-year anniversary of the EU Treaty, the European Studies programme and the city of Maastricht. Hylke Dijkstra was interviewed for the article, which includes his quote that ‘the Treaty had the same significance as the Yalta conference of 1945’.

The full article is available online after entering an email address.

Meet the Premium alumni

Students that would like to apply for Premium, Maastricht University’s Honours programme, (which is highly recommended) can meet the Premium alumni and ask them about their experiences.

There are two possibilities to meet:

  • Thursday 8 November, 18.00-20.00:
    info session at Tapijn, EDLAB Room 1.014
  • Monday 12 November,  18.00-20.00:
    info session at Tapijn, EDLAB Room 1.014

Join the EDLAB Student Advisory Board

Do you have an opinion about studying and education at Maastricht University? Do you understand the needs and desires of your fellow students? Join the EDLAB Student Advisory Board and make sure your opinion is heard!

The student board will meet every two months. To make sure all faculties are represented, we are ideally looking for one or two faculties per student.

Interested? Apply before 21 November.

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