Bachelor’s Edition

Vacancy: student research assistant(s) for project on WTO

We are seeking 1-2 student research assistants for our DFG-funded project at FASoS on norms of differential treatment for developing countries in the World Trade Organisation. The project analyses how these norms change in the wake of the rise of Brazil, China and India.

Tasks include assistance in the compilation and analysis of qualitative data, literature reviews on project-relevant topics and some editing tasks.
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Read the Observant online

Due to the corona crisis, we cannot enjoy our paper version of the Observant anymore.

Luckily, here you can find the online version to this week’s Observant.

United Nations Student Association Maastricht

United Nations Student Association (UNSA) Maastricht is one of the biggest inter-faculty student associations in Maastricht.

The heart of UNSA can be found in its seven operational committees which will allow you to develop specific skills while being integrated into a supportive and welcoming community. Everyone can find something suitable!

For more information go to our website or our Facebook page.

Climate Action Network is looking for new members

Do you want to become active in Maastricht? Do you want to fight for your future by tackling climate change and other related issues?

Then come check out the different organisations that are active in Maastricht and fighting for sustainability, climate and social justice!

See here for more information.

FASoS weekly in SPAM folder

Some staff members and students received the FASoS weekly in their SPAM folder last week. We are currently searching for a solution to this.

For now, we advise you, if you have received the FASoS weekly in your SPAM folder, to right-click on the FASoS weekly email and then click on ‘not junk’.

University library opening times

As of 31 August, all library locations are open again, considering the government’s (RIVM) guidelines.

The Inner City Library and the Randwyck Library are open at the usual opening hours. However, due to the COVID-19 measures, the amount of study places is limited and the days are divided into 2 timeslots:

Library location Mon – Thu Fri Sat – Sun
Inner City timeslot 1 8.30 – 15.00 8.30 – 15.00 11.00 – 16.15
350 bookable and 150 non-bookable study places timeslot 2 15.30 – 22.00 15.30 – 22.00 16.45 – 22.00
Randwyck timeslot 1 8.30 – 15.00 8.30 – 13.00 12.00 – 17.00
250 bookable and 100 non-bookable study places timeslot 2 15.30 – 22.00 13.30 – 18.00


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Studium Generale is Back!

Studium Generale (SG) offers a programme of lectures, debates and talkshows, lecture series, film-, theatre, and poetry nights, and they organise the yearly PAS-festival.

SG is part of the Student Services Centre and offers these in-depth activities for students and other interested parties.


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SG lecture: urban planning in the anthropocene, on Tuesday 22 September

In his lecture, Floris Alkemade will talk about urban development, sustainability, circular material flows, renewable energy and efficient transport systems, which will turn that vulnerable organism The City into a more robust structure that is grafted onto the rapidly changing climate.

When: Tuesday 22 September, 20.00
Where: Auditorium, Minderbroedersberg 4-6 (limited number of attendees) and live stream

Register to attend here. For more information, see here.


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Euroteachers is looking for general members

The 2020-2021 Board of Euroteachers is pleased to announce the opening of the application period to become a general member of our team.

You might ask yourself; what is Euroteachers and what are our goals? We are a group of students travelling between the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium to give EU-related workshops to high school students.

You can apply to become a general member via this form. Application deadline is 28 September.


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Read the Observant online

Due to the corona crisis, we cannot enjoy our paper version of the Observant anymore.

Luckily, here you can find the online version to this week’s Observant.

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