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

Sign up for an intensive course Dutch!

Are you interested in learning Dutch within fourteen classes of two hours in three weeks of time? Sign up today for one of our intensive courses Dutch: NL-9A1 and NL-10A2. The latter course is for German speaking expats and leads to the end level A2, whereas NL-9 helps expats of all other native languages to communicate in Dutch on a very basic level (A1). The intensive courses offer is online now and will start January 15. You can register through our website.

Or maybe you are looking for a course to brush up your writing skills or would you like to take a group course in Arabic, German, Chinese or another foreign language? We will be happy to help you with all your language needs!

Our languages, your choice! For these and other language and culture courses, the UM Language Centre is the place to be!

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

Bachelor's Open Day
On Saturday 25 November the University Library will apply changed opening hours due to the Bachelor's Open Day.

Inner City Library:
08.30 - 22.00

Randwyck Library:
08.30 - 18.00

Bonnefanten Learning Spaces:
(incl Coffeelovers)
09.30 - 16.30

Complete overview :