UCM Fund

The fund also aims to support UCM students by financing activities that fit within UCM’s objectives but for which no regular funding is available, for example, publications and research or travel to conferences. Finally, the UCM Fund aims to help students who have found themselves in financial distress and have no other alternatives to relieve…

Theo van Boven Fonds

Prof. mr. Th. C van Boven (1934) is a Dutch jurist and professor emeritus in international law at Maastricht University. He is internationally renowned – mainly by his work for the United Nations – as a protagonist for human rights, rights of minorities and as a opponent of discrimination. Prof. Theo van Boven has been honored…

Prof. dr. W.A. Wagenaar Fund

The Prof. dr. W.A. Wagenaar Fund was established on 17 January 2013. Willem Albert Wagenaar (1941–2011) was a Dutch psychologist and expert in the field of human memory. He was a professor in Experimental Psychology at Leiden University and became widely known as an expert witness in the trial of John Demjanjuk and the Eper…

M4I Fund

Nanoscopy The key objective of the M4I Division of Nanoscopy is to gain greater insight into the 3D form of cell proteins, thus paving the way for the development of more effective treatments for diseases such as cancer and tuberculosis. A better understanding of how protein complexes manage healthy, but also diseased, cells will allow…

Mark Post Research Fund

A special and recent example of such research is the development of hamburger made from cultured beef in the lab of dr Post. On November 15th 2013, dr. Post received the prestigious World Technology Award for innovation benefiting the environment at the World Technology Award gala in New York, sponsored by CNN, Science, NYT, Fortune…

Human Animal Sustainability Fund

The fund’s initiator, Professor Pim Martens, holds the chair in Sustainable Development at Maastricht University and is the director of the Maastricht University Graduate School of Sustainability Science (ICIS). He is a strong proponent of scientific research aimed at creating sustainable human-animal relationships that prioritise both the welfare of animals and the benefits humans derive…

Limburg Fund for Rehabilitation

The Limburg Fund for Rehabilitation also wants to promote interactive collaboration between Maastricht University and the rehabilitation field, in particular collaboration between the Rehabilitation Medicine department at UM and the Adelante centre of expertise established in Limburg, whose core activities include adult and vocational rehabilitation, pediatric rehabilitation, audiology and communication. The Limburg Fund for Rehabilitation…

Hofstede Fund for Culture Research

The Chair as well as the Fund engages in projects within the comparative societal culture research tradition that has emerged from the work of Geert Hofstede. This tradition is centered on the quantitative analysis of the origins and implications of values associated with the cultural characteristics of nations and large social groups. The Chair and…

Health Food Innovation and Knowledge Transfer Fund

HFIKT stands for Health Food Innovation and Knowledge Transfer. Within the objectives of the University Fund Limburg this designated fund has the following specific goals: realising extra curricular learning experiences to advance knowledge on health food recruit students who aspire a career in the food industry defining socially relevant research themes in the area of Health…