Where is Europe headed, and what about the Meuse-Rhine Euregio? That question was the centre of attention during the Europe Calling! Citizens’ Summit on Saturday 6 May in Maastricht’s Provincial Government Buildings. Citizens, students and public officials from the border region shared ideas, discussed position statements, debated, and reached at least one conclusion at the…Details
Maastricht as Europe’s workshop
In 2017 it is 25 years ago that the Maastricht Treaty was signed in Maastricht: the birth of the European Union and the Euro.
Therefore, Maastricht is the perfect place to commemorate the signing by a controversial, substantive program. To look back and look forward, to the future of Europe.
How many pages are there in total in the Maastricht Treaty? That was the Europe Calling! competition question. The correct answer is 2765 pages. And the winners are …… André Reumkens Christopher Skelton Veronica Vagni Alvarer Nore Horsmans Hein Wellen Congratulations with the Europe Calling! Package. Included in the package are two…Details
Today is Europe Day. Europe Day is a celebration of peace and unity in Europe that happens annually on May 9. It commemorates the historical Schuman Declaration of May 9, made in 1950 by then French foreign minister Robert Schuman.Schuman proposed the creation of a European Coal and Steel Community, whose members would pool…Details
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How different the mood was twenty five years ago, when the Maastricht Treaty made Europe into the European Union and the euro into the ultimate symbol of fraternity that would hold the continent together. Today, nothing is left of the euphoria that followed the fall of the Berlin Wall.Details
Portraits of international students
“Europe gave me the opportunity to choose where I wanted to attend university.”
Davide Argeri (23, Italy)
“I first heard about the Maastricht Treaty at school. It’s great to be involved in the anniversary celebrations as a student.”
Aurelia Streit (22, Germany)
Location & stay
Gouvernement as EU-location
The Gouvernement is the place where the Treaty of Maastricht was signed. Therefore it plays an prominent role in the program Europe Calling! There are various European meetings in the Gouvernement. Als you can have a look at the Treaty of Maastricht here.
Parking, road works, public transport and more
The events take place on different locations in the city. Maastricht Bereikbaar offers up to date information about how to reach Maastricht the easiest and fastest way, by public transport, car or bicycle. It shows you if there are any road works or diversions and where you can park in Maastricht.