Please use this form to register yourself for the online event: "Settling down as an international student in Maastricht in the midst of Corona" on Wednesday 23 September, 14:00-15:15 CET. (walk in: 13:50-14:00 CET)

Register yourself with your Maastricht University email adress please, not with your private email adress. 


Program parts:

  • Opening session by Ass. Prof. Mark Kawakami 
    Personal experience of one who has walked the walk (Japan, New York, Maastricht) - motivational talk. Mark will share his background story, how he settled in Maastricht, tips and tricks that worked for him. Is he still dealing with settling issues? Has he found a suitable balance? Change, homesickness, "thought I was stronger" and "never figured that this would be so hard"...
  • My Maastricht / ESN Maastricht (Erasmus Student Network
    Who are they (My Maastricht and ESN), how can they help ease your practical issues, tips to find your way in Maastricht
  • Study advisers FHML
    Things that can happen (academic and non-academic), how they can help you and where to find them
  • "Emotional well-being during Corona" by Sophie Leijdesdorff 
    How does COVID-19 influence our mental health and what can you do about it? Sophie Leijdesdorff - FHML PhD researcher on youth mental health, also involved in the big international research project COH-FIT, shares some of her findings
  • "Ten tips that helped me settle in Maastricht" by Khushbu Mirchandani (2nd year BMS student)
  • Things you always wanted to know about settling down in Maastricht, but you were afraid to ask (Q&A)
    Time to ask your questions! Also speakers (UM students and staff) who took part in this event share each a personal tip.