Maastricht University joins WUN

The Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) has started 2013 by welcoming Maastricht University to the global network.

Maastricht University is the Netherlands’ most international university and is renowned for its forward-thinking approach to education. It becomes the 19th member of WUN.

The Chief Executive of the Worldwide Universities Network, Professor John Hearn, welcomed Maastricht University to the network, saying “We are delighted that Maastricht University has joined the WUN family. Its innovative internationalisation strategy and reputation as a leading global university in Europe makes it a perfect match for WUN.”

“Maastricht University is very pleased to join the Worldwide Universities Network” said the President of Maastricht University, Professor Dr Martin Paul. “It gives us a unique opportunity to connect with a selected number of international network universities who share our vision on research and education, while at the same time staying connected to their own region. The research focus of WUN matches very well with the strategic themes of Maastricht University enhancing a content-guided cooperation with our network partners.”

About WUN

The Worldwide Universities Network comprises 19 research-intensive institutions spanning 6 continents. Its mission is to be one of the leading international Higher Education networks, collaborating to accelerate the creation of knowledge and to develop leaders who will be prepared to address the significant challenges, and opportunities, of our rapidly changing world.

WUN creates new, multilateral opportunities for international collaboration in research and graduate education. It uses the combined resources and intellectual power of its membership to achieve collective international objectives and to stretch international ambitions.

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