FASoS News

EuroSim 2022: once again a success!

A team of 4 FASoS students, prepared by Jelena Stankovic, PhD candidate and EuroSim coordinator at FASoS, and assisted by Chiara Russo, teaching assistant, participated in Eurosim 2022 from 3-5 January.

Just like last years, the team brought home an award!

The faculty congratulates Rebecca Lizier, second-year BA European Studies student on the best delegate award for her alter-ego role as Deidre Clune (EP member from Ireland).


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Re-accreditation visit Research Master CAST

On Wednesday 24 November, a panel of international experts visited FASoS to assess the quality of the Research Master CAST (Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology).

The panel finds that the programme meets all four quality standards and will advise the accreditation organisation NVAO to give CAST its re-accreditation.


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Global Studies top-rated programme in Keuzegids

Global Studies has received the ‘top-rated programme’ seal from the Keuzegids Universiteiten 2022, with an overall score of 86 out of 100!

European Studies is still the first in its category with an overall score of 63. Moreover, European Studies has improved its overall score compared to the last time the Keuzegids was published.

Arts and Culture is also the first in its category. The overall score of Arts and Culture improved from 66 to 71.

Digital Society’s overall score is 66. Since this is the first time Digital Society is ranked, it is not possible to compare this score to last time.


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Yoga at FASoS

As of 18 October, you can rest your mind during yoga at FASoS in GG76S, 1.017 every Monday and Wednesday from 16.30 – 17.45. Wear a comfortable outfit and bring along your yoga mat (and possibly a pillow).

You don’t need to register, but the capacity is limited. If you see that the door is closed, it means that there is a full house and you can try your luck next time…


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Regulations for students with COVID-19 issues/housing problems

As of the start of the new academic year, FASoS has been taking several actions to accommodate students struggling with severe COVID-19 related issues or with housing problems. We hope that you are all well and have found a place to stay.

Although COVID-19 less affects daily routines at the faculty, some students may still face unfortunate consequences.


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Empty FASoS weekly

Oops… we had some technical difficulties and many of you most probably received an empty FASoS weekly yesterday.

We apologise for any inconvenience and hope you enjoy the FASoS weekly today.

Corona flowchart

Not sure if you can come to campus/need to get tested for the coronavirus? Check the flowchart and find out!

Positive news for revision of master’s Arts and Culture

During the last academic year, a group of dedicated colleagues has worked on the revision of the specialisations in the master’s Arts and Culture. A new ‘Grand narrative’ was written and a tightly scheduled Plan of Action was followed in order to present the revision plans for the master’s programme to the UM Executive Board last September.

The hard work of everyone involved in this process has payed off!


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Get ready for the on-site FASoS graduation ceremonies!

Are you ready? The FASoS graduation ceremonies will take place onsite again this year! We are super excited to be able to welcome all graduates of the academic year 2020/2021 to the FASoS graduation ceremonies.

In June, we had already communicated on what dates the ceremonies would take place. For an overview of the date and time of your graduation ceremony, please have a look at the FASoS graduation website.


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Katleen Gabriels awarded Edmond Hustinx prize 2021

During the Opening of the Academic Year on Monday 6 September, Katleen Gabriels was awarded the Edmond Hustinx prize for Science.

The Edmond Hustinx Prize for Science exists to emphasise the importance of the practical application of research as well as the importance of UM to Limburg. The cash prize of €15,000 is awarded to a different faculty each year.

Observant has interviewed Katleen about her research and about what she plans on doing with the prize money.


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