Master’s Edition

Internship at the Children’s Right Collective, Defence for Children

The Children’s Right Collective is looking for a (Dutch speaking) intern from July 2019 onwards, for a period of 6 months.

In the Children’s Right Collective organisations join their forces to fight for the interest of kids. More information (in Dutch) on the internship is available in the PDF.

Open consultation hour accreditation panel BA and MA Arts & Culture

On Thursday 13 and Friday 14 June 2019 a panel will visit FASoS to review the quality of the programmes BA AC and MA AC (Arts & Heritage; Art, Literature & Society; Politics & Society). The panel will organise an open consultation hour on Friday 14 June. If you would like to speak to the panel, please read below.

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Enjoy your free workshop or training at UM Career Services

Have you already enjoyed your free workshop or training?

As a UM-student, your faculty (in most cases) offers you a free workshop or training at UM Career Services, which would otherwise cost €15. This offer stands for the whole academic year.

Check online which workshops and training courses are on offer.

Concert of the Kazakh State Quartet, on 16 May

The national Quartet of Kazakhstan is coming to Maastricht, to launch their Benelux Tour! The Cellebroederskapel is a beautifull chapel up the road from FASoS where the concert will take place.

The concert is organised by the charity organisation: Stichting Spring Youth, which is set up by FASoS students. The foundation will donate all earnings to a fund that aims to educate underpriviliged youth.

Entry price: €15, with student card €10. Tickets can be bought at the door or via email:

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Join the Maastricht Student Debate 2019, on 22 May

Established political parties and their older candidates received most attention in campaigns for the European elections. But why not instead give a voice to our young generation, people who will be actually impacted the most?

In cooperation with FASoS, the 89 Generation Initiative Maastricht invites you to join the Student Maastricht Debate 2019 and debate about our future. Be there on Wednesday 22 May, 20.00, Franz Palm Lecture Hall (SBE).

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Young. Stressed. Depressed. Burned Out. Round table conversation, on 29 May

We all know it, from experience and/or from friends and colleagues around us: mental health issues as a result of the impossibly complex demands and expectations put before us: to be beautiful, smart, fast, fit to compete, everywhere at the same time. Strangely, although external forces are often blamed, solutions are invariably sought on the individual level: we need to learn how to cope.

Wednesday 29 May, 19.30. Lumiere Cinema.

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Faculty Office closed on Thursday 23 May

Due to a team event the entire Faculty Office will be closed on Thursday 23 May 2019.

This means there will be no visiting/opening hours for the Front Office, Exam Administration Office, International Relations Office, and Board of Examiners and the student advisors.

If you need to contact a support staff member in case of an extremely urgent matter please report to the reception at Grote Gracht 90-92.

No FASoS Weekly during Ascension Day on 30 May

On Thursday 30 May 2019 there will be no FASoS Weekly due to Ascension Day. The next edition of the FASoS Weekly will be published on Thursday 6 June.

Enjoy the long weekend!

Wanted: MUSST Board members for 2019-2020

Are you sportive, enthusiastic, cooperative, organised and in for a new challenge? Than we are looking for you!

Sports Council MUSST is searching for a new board for the academic year 2019-2020. MUSST is the umbrella association of all 29 student sports associations, dealing with the daily routines and issues of these associations and the cooperation with UM Sports.

Apply via

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Schuman Lecture: The Wrong Lessons from History, on 13 May

Ian Buruma will re-examine George Santayana’s cliché about “having to learn from history” by looking at the various lessons people have drawn from World War Two. Great institutions, and many good intentions, were born from the catastrophe of war.

Schuman lecture. Free entrance.

Speaker: Ian Buruma, writer and historian.

When: Monday 13 May, 20.00
Where: Franz Palm Lecture Hall, Tongersestraat 53

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