Upcoming Events


UNU-MERIT organises a range of activities designed to stimulate academic debate, disseminate research findings, and facilitate knowledge sharing among researchers and policymakers. Regular workshops and training courses are also held as part of the research and policy analysis programme. Regular events include:




28 MPP Open Lecture: How to measure innovation using different indicators and inform policy
Hugo Hollanders, senior researcher, UNU-MERIT
category: public lecture
venue: Belvédère (Fenikshof 1, Maastricht), Room 3 and online
time: 11:00 - 13:00
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29 TBA
Leticia Micheli, Leiden University
category: UNU-MERIT Seminar
venue: Room 0.18, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht (UNU-MERIT) and Online
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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06 The Global Links between Integration Policies and Outcomes: A roadmap for integration policies around the world
Thomas Huddleston, Academic Collaborator, University of Liege.
category: Migration seminar
time: 16:00 - 17:00
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07 Maastricht University School of Business & Economics online info session about our MPP and other Master's programmes
category: Open day
venue: Online (Zoom)
time: 16:00 - 17:00
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07 TBA
Dirk-Jan Koch, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands
category: UNU-MERIT Seminar
venue: Room 0.18, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht (UNU-MERIT) and Online
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
14 TBA
Emanuele Pugliese, UNU-Merit
category: UNU-MERIT Seminar
venue: Room 0.18, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht (UNU-MERIT) and Online
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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18-22 PhD Research Week
category: UNU-MERIT Seminar
venue: UNU-MERIT
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18 Essays on Technology Adoption and the Labour Market
Antonio Soares Martins Neto, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Online: https://www.youtube.com/@UMphddefense
time: 13:00 - 14:30
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20 Making trade work for gender equality: Essays on the trade and gender nexus in developing countries
Jacqueline Salguero Huaman,
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
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23 Master's Open Day - Learn more about our MSc in Public Policy & Human Development (MPP)!
category: Open day
venue: Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 13:00 - 16:00
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25 MPP Open Lecture: Balancing free trade with societal values
Denise Prévost, Associate Professor of international economic law, Maastricht University
category: public lecture
venue: Auditorium of Belvédère (Fenikshof 1, Maastricht) and online
time: 13:30 - 15:30
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28 Online Q&A session about our MSc in Public Policy and Human Development
Dr. Julieta Marotta (acting Academic Programme Director MPP), Danny Beckers (Admissions Officer), and an MPP Student Ambassador, UNU-MERIT
category: Open day
time: 16:00 - 17:00
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02 Beyond money metrics: Essays on Multidimensional Poverty
Ricardo Morel Berendson, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract
11 TBA
Yajna Govind, Copenhagen Business School (CBS)
category: UNU-MERIT Seminar
venue: Room 0.18, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht (UNU-MERIT) and Online
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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17 Migration Seminar Series: Maximizing the development impact of labor migration
Helen Dempster , Center for global development
category: Migration seminar
venue: https://maastrichtuniversity.zoom.us/j/84381503177
time: 16:00 - 17:00
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25 Online Q&A session about our MSc in Public Policy and Human Development
Dr. Julieta Marotta (acting Academic Programme Director MPP), Danny Beckers (Admissions Officer), and an MPP Student Ambassador, UNU-MERIT
category: Open day
time: 16:00 - 17:00
abstract
25 TBA
Amma Panin, UCLouvain, Belgium
category: UNU-MERIT Seminar
venue: Room 0.18, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht (UNU-MERIT) and Online
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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15 Equal Partnerships – African intermediary cities as actors in urban migration governance
Dr. Janina Stürner-Siovitz , the Centre for Human Rights of the University of Nuremberg
category: Migration seminar
time: 15:00 - 16:00
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16 TBA
Fulvio Castellacci, University of Oslo.
category: UNU-MERIT Seminar
venue: Room 0.18, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht (UNU-MERIT) and Online
time: 12.00 - 13:00
abstract
23 TBA
Sara Amoroso, German Institute for Economic Research, Berlin (DIW Berlin) 
category: UNU-MERIT Seminar
venue: Room 0.18, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht (UNU-MERIT) and Online
time: 12:00 - 13:00



06 TBA
Cátia Batista, Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal
category: UNU-MERIT Seminar
venue: Room 0.18, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht (UNU-MERIT) and Online
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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25-26 MIGNEX conference: New knowledge on migration, development and policy
category: Conference
venue: University of Oxford
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