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Staffing ROA office and researchers

Following the advice of the Dutch government and the directives of Maastricht University, all ROA employees will work from home in the coming period.

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Excellence programmes in higher education:

Selection of students, effects on students, and the broader impact on higher education institutions

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Border perils and the Hofstede dimensions

Recent blog article by Frank Cörvers

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Academic research with social impact

Andries de Grip and Rolf van der Velden appeared in UM Magazine

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Upcoming events

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January 08, 2020

Learning and Work seminars, Maastricht University, SBE, Spring 2020

Our regular Tuesday seminar series (from 12:00 to 13:00 at Tongersestraat 53) features researchers from different disciplines, with focuses on both academic and policy issues.

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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