General announcements

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Student (sport) associations/student chaplaincyFront office & Call centre, Kim Possen, Bonnefantenstraat 2, tel. 3885391, e-mail before fri. 12.00hrs

Institutes that are part of a faculty: the faculty contact person listed on the page of the faculty

Other associastions, departments or institutes: Observant tel: 3885390

Alumni Relations/Alumni Office

Universiteit Maastricht onderhoudt een levendige band met haar alumni. Centraal hierin staan de Alumnikringen. Er zijn nu ruim 24 kringen in Nederland en daarbuiten. Zij organiseren regelmatig themabijeenkomsten workshops, masterclasses en borrels en vormen zo de basis voor een sterk netwerk. Ook als bijna afgestudeerde kun je al eens een kijkje komen nemen bij een kringbijeenkomst. Kijk voor meer informatie op of bel met Laura Buskens of Charlotte Evers, T. 043 388 2792/5220 of stuur een mail naar


Confidential advisor

Being a student or employee you can experience undesirable behavior, like (sexual) harassment, aggression, bullying or unequal treatment. Usually people try to solve this by their selves, but sometimes it is wise to call in the confidential advisor. She works totally independent, she may give you advise and she also can decide to intervene. Don’t hesitate to contact her.
Marloes Rikhof is confidential advisor for employees and available by mail ( or by phone (043-3882513). Wendy Geijen is confidential advisor for students and available by mail ( or by phone (06--28035033).


FNV-Overheid (previous name ABVAKABO-FNV)

Trade union officer: Trudy Micheels
Opening hours office: Tuesday, 8.00 -12.00 and Wednesday, 08.00-12.00
Consulting hours: Wednesday 10.30 -12.00 (MBB8)
Visiting address: Minderbroedersberg 8, room 2.001,/Universiteitssingel 40, r. 4.742
Telephone: +31 (0)43 388 1921
Please contact the Trade Union Officer preferable by e-mail to make an appointment.


Language Centre

Road to Cambridge

Would you like to boost your knowledge of English and take your skills to the Cambridge level? Check the English course offer of the Language Centre, and reap the benefits of a Cambridge course. Registration for Cambridge (FCE, CAE and CPE) exam courses is still open. The preparatory course for Cambridge English: First (FCE), Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE) exam will run over 24 weeks between October and June. Cambridge exams in English lead to a qualification that is recognised by employers all over the world. It is proof of your English proficiency, and lasts for life! Determine your current level with an intake interview and receive your course advice in time for the courses starting in in October.

Or maybe you are looking to improve your Dutch language skills quickly? If so, a VIP: Very Intensive and Personalised language course is the ideal option. A week of intensive training in the Dutch language will boost your confidence when conversing, presenting or writing in Dutch. You will be speaking Dutch under the guidance of a native speaker throughout the entire programme. The VIP course is tailored to your own learning goals and ambitions and focuses on your language skills and intercultural communication competences. You can take the course individually, in a group setting or in-company with your colleagues.

For more information please contact us at:
​or take a look at our website: Language Centre - Maastricht University



Bij het Loopbaancentrum van de Universiteit Maastricht kunnen medewerkers terecht met vragen over hun huidige werksituatie, toekomstige loopbaanontwikkeling (binnen of buiten de UM) en een opleidingsadvies.
Heb je behoefte aan meer informatie of een persoonlijk loopbaanadvies, raadpleeg dan de website van het Loopbaancentrum:, ga vervolgens naar Medewerkers en klik daarna op Loopbaan en ontwikkeling.
U kunt ook direct contact opnemen met een van de loopbaanconsulenten, tel. 3885323/ 3885324.


Media Presentations Training Centre

The UM Media Presentations Training Centre (MPTC) offers media presentation training and custom individual coaching to determine together what you're going to say based on what you want to say, and also how to do that in the best way possible, both verbally and nonverbally, which fully reflects your person and your qualities. MPTC guarantees a safe and instructive training environment.


Occupational Health and Safety

Prevention officers

Questions or comments about your working conditions please consult your prevention officer. Whose tasks include: being the first point of contact for staff and students with questions and comments relating to health and safety; advising staff and line managers, whether on request or otherwise; signaling risks in the areas of safety, health and wellbeing; advising and cooperating with the council in implementing health and safety policy measures. For additional information and an overview of the prevention officers of the various administrative units see:


Studium Generale

Studium Generale: Lectures, Movies, Lecture Series, Theatre, and more!

More information:



Universiteitsfonds Limburg

Het Universiteitsfonds Limburg verstrekt onder bepaalde voorwaarden subsidie aan congressen, projecten en onderzoek. Bent u bezig met het organiseren van een congres? Een symposium? Of heeft u een bijzonder nieuw onderzoeksvoorstel? Dan kan het Universiteitsfonds Limburg u wellicht helpen uw ambitie te realiseren. Een subsidie aanvragen kan door middel van het aanvraagformulier. Deze is te downloaden van de website:


University Library

University Library Extra Opening Hours

Due to exam period 1 the University Library offers ‘XXL’ opening hours.

- Inner City Library:
* Extended opening hours Saturday 5 October until Thursday 25 October: 08.30 - 24.00 (weekends open from 08.00)

- Randwyck Library:
* Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October: 08.30 – 18.00
* Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October: 08.30 – 18.00
* Friday 19 October: 08.30 – 22.00 (!)
* Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October: 08.30 – 18.00

- Bonnefanten Learning Spaces:
* Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October: 08.30 – 18.00
* Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October: 08.30 – 18.00

Complete overview :