On Monday October 9th, Rolf-Dieter Krause talked at the City Hall Maastricht about the trade of being a correspondent in past and present Europe. As ARD-correspondent, Krause followed the birth of the Maastricht Treaty from a short distance. From his Brussels office and for over 25 years Krause would make the growing pains of the European Union visible for…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.
In cooperation with the Association of European Border Regions, the European Commission recently started the Interreg Volunteer Youth initiative (IVY). This initiative offers young Europeans (18-30) the opportunity to work for 2 to 6 months as a volunteer on an Interreg project. In that way, they can become actively acquainted with EU programmes and projects. They…Details
The European Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) together with the Maastricht University invites political and social representatives, students and European citizens to join a special occasion on 28 September 2017 in the capital of the Dutch province of Limburg, the historic city of Maastricht. The event will be especially enriched by an exclusive keynote speech on…Details
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
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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.