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Job opening at ROA

PhD Candidate in the field of regional economics and the energy transition

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Update labour market prospects up to 2026

Update of the labour market prospects up to 2026 shows higher expected economic growth leading to higher than expected labour demand.

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Somers UMagazine2022

Between two cultures

Interview with ROA’s postdoctoral researcher Melline Somers in UMagazine

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Farewell speech R. van der Velden

Farewell Lecture Prof. dr. Rolf van der Velden

Professor of Education and Occupational Careers in the School of Business and Economics

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ROA mission

The Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) is a research institute of the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, established in 1986. The overarching research theme of ROA is the acquisition and depreciation of human capital over the life course in relation to the dynamics of the labor market. ROA aims to do high level scientific research with a substantial policy impact. This dual mission is pursued in all research project, regardless of the type of funding (fundamental or commissioned research). ROA receives funding from scientific funds (e.g. NRO, NWO, NETSPAR, ORA, H2020), as well as from national and international authorities (Ministries, European Commission, OECD) and various other organizations such as training funds, educational institutes and regional governments. For more information, please click here