Hemker Fund

Professor Coen Hemker was one of the founders of Maastricht University, earned national and international renown thanks to his research on blood coagulation, published more than 400 academic articles and books, supervised or co-supervised 67 PhD candidates, aquired dozens of patents, and was rector of the Maastricht University. And if that’s not enough, Professor Coen…

Health in Slums Fund

Goal This fund aims to support scientific research at UM that is specifically aimed at promoting health in slums in India and other developing countries. Advisory Board Ir. Bram de Borst (Former CEO Consultancy Touw) Prof. dr. Luc Soete (Rector Magnificus Maastricht University) Drs. Karel van Rosmalen MPA (Chair Zuyd University) Dr. Ir. Eppo Bruins (Director…

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: http://www.childrensrightsresearch.com 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 Dr. Anton de Goeij (chair), Prof. Dr. Luc Snoeckx, Dr. Mirjam Oude Egbrink and Dr. Paul J. Zwietering.  

Elinor Ostrom Fund

Name of the fund The name of the Elinor Ostrom Fund expresses respect for the American academic Elinor “Lin” Ostrom (1933–2012), the first and only female Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences. Elinor Ostrom was a political economist whose work was connected with new institutional economics and the revival of the science of political economy. Her…

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.