Children’s Rights Research Fund

The fund supports: PhD research at Maastricht University. The fund currently supports Marieke Hopman’s PhD research, titled “Looking at Law through Children’s Eyes”. Marieke engages in field research, talking to many children in different political and legal cultures. She is currently studying the child’s right to education in the Central African Republic. See: Maastricht…

Brains Unlimited Pioneer Fund

The objective of the Brains Unlimited Pioneer Fund is to support research about the human body carried out by UM researchers in the Scannexus MRI scanner laboratory. Application procedure Conditions for submission of applications Applications from researchers are reviewed by the Strategic Scientific Advisory Board of Scannexus and assessed based on scientific reasoning, the degree…

Friends of the Maastricht Academic Heritage Fund

The Maastricht University Library owns a range of special heritage treasures such as the Jesuit collection, the Charles Eyck documentation collection and the Pierre Kemp Library. The Jesuit collection is the Maastricht University Library’s most important special collection. It includes about 265,000 volumes, mainly in the fields of theology, philosophy, history, literature, law and various…

A-KO Fund

Advisory committee Spending by the A-KO Fund will be assessed by a committee of experts affiliated to the fund. The members of the committee are Ms. Prof. Dr. S. Heeneman (chair), Mr. W. Germeraad (secretary), Ms. Dr. J. Sieben, Ms. Prof. Dr. D. Jonkers and Ms. G. van Rooy, MA.  

Geert Hofstede Honorary Fund

Geert Hofstede was hoogleraar Vergelijkende Cultuurstudies van Organisaties aan de Economische Faculteit van de Universiteit Maastricht (thans Maastricht University School of Business and Economics) van 1985 tot zijn emeritaat in 1993. In 1987 richtte hij de afstudeerrichting Internationaal Management op, de eerste van deze aard in Nederland. Hofstede geniet internationale bekendheid als pionier van cultuurvergelijkend onderzoek; zijn concept van “dimensies van cultuur” wordt wereldwijd gebruikt.