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mymaastricht.nl is the one-stop information platform to help international students find their way in the city. Our content is all in English and covers Health, Transport, Housing and Finances as well as Sports, Media and Community in Maastricht. We also feature a map with a wide range of locations and organisations that are essential to orientate yourself in the city. From Bars over doctors to Scenic Spots and Thrift stores – it’s worth to check it out. Via our social media channels, we keep you in the loop on currently important topics, happening events and top tips in and around Maastricht.

The mymaastricht.nl project is part of the Student & City (StudentenStad) working group, a collaborative project between Maastricht University, Gemeente Maastricht and ZUYD University of Applied Sciences. It originated from early 2014 when students expressed a lack in information being provided in a clear and findable manner. In August 2014 the project was picked up by a project team consisting of students from ZUYD and UM under coordination of an UM employee. The project was launched in late 2014 and has since undergone constant development. We collaborate with a plethora of local organisations to ensure the highest quality of content and present a complete overview of what the city of Maastricht has to offer. On March 3rd 2015 the mymaastricht.nl project officially registered as a ‘Stichting’ (foundation).

Representatives of all three stakeholders form the project’s ‘Bestuur’ (board), which oversees the activities of the foundation. The operational aspects of the website are coordinated by an employee of Maastricht University and executed by a team of two students. To find out more about who is involved in the project and what their individual responsibilities visit our ‘who is mymaastricht’-section

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