The Treaty of Rome, the start of European Unification, is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Today, the heads of state and heads of government of the countries that wish to relaunch the EU are meeting in the Italian capital, exactly 60 years after the signing of the Treaty of Rome. Because of the impending Brexit,…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.
The French economist and political scientist Pascal Lamy (born in Levallois-Perret on 8 April 1947) is regarded as one of the most influential of current French thinkers. Almost every French person knows him from television appearances. He is regularly consulted by important media when it comes to European issues.Details
On Wednesday 22 March, National Tree Celebration Day will be held in the Netherlands for the 60th time. This year’s theme is: ‘trees connect’. The Limburg capital Maastricht is also participating. The theme has been chosen because this year marks the 25th anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty that established the European Union. Former…Details
Watch the video report. Exactly twenty-five years after the Maastricht Treaty, the Limburg capital invited prominent Europeans to return to the birthplace of the modern European Union and the euro.Details
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Donald Trump is set to become president of the United States thanks to a democratically enabled rebellion against the established order. This is the unexpected backdrop to the commemoration of 25 years of the Maastricht Treaty. Without doubt, it forces the EU to take better account of the grievances of some of its citizens. But the EU has other vulnerabilities too, such as the erosion of democracy in some Eastern European countries and increasing corruption in Southern Europe.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.