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Visit Maastricht!

The oldest city of the Netherlands

Experience the MOSA Conference 2024 in the heart of Maastricht! Renowned as the most international student city in the Netherlands, with over 55% of its students hailing from abroad, Maastricht offers a vibrant and culturally rich backdrop for our conference. Delve into its historic charm, from its captivating landmarks to its picturesque spots, all within the oldest city in the Netherlands. Don't miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the allure of Maastricht while attending the conference!


Our recommendations

Curious about what Maastricht has to offer?
Look no further – we've got some absolute gems waiting for you!


Onze Lieve Vrouweplein


Relax at this charming square lined with cozy cafes and restaurants, perfect for enjoying a drink or meal al fresco.


Vrijthof Square


A picturesque square surrounded by historic buildings, cafes, and terraces. Don't miss the stunning Saint Servatius Basilica and Saint John's Church.


St. Pietersberg Caves


Embark on a fascinating underground adventure through these limestone caves, offering a glimpse into Maastricht's geological history.

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Maastricht market

Explore Maastricht's vibrant fresh markets for a taste of local flavor and unique finds. From fresh produce to eco-friendly options and vintage treasures, there's something for everyone to enjoy!

In the mood for food?

Here are some top recommendations for enjoying classic Dutch cuisine or other delicious dishes and drinks! 

  • Cafe Sjiek: Known for its warm and welcoming atmosphere, Cafe Sjiek is a popular spot among locals and visitors alike. They serve delicious Dutch and French-inspired dishes, including their famous 'zuurvlees' (a traditional Dutch sweet and sour meat stew).

  • Beluga: For a fine dining experience, Beluga is an excellent choice. This Michelin-starred restaurant offers elegant and innovative cuisine crafted by Chef Hans van Wolde. The menu features a combination of classic and contemporary dishes, beautifully presented.

  • Cinq: Situated in a historic building, Cinq offers a refined dining experience with a focus on French cuisine. The menu features seasonal ingredients prepared with precision and creativity. The restaurant's elegant decor adds to the overall dining experience.

  • Rozemarijn: Located in the charming Wyck district, Rozemarijn is a cozy restaurant with a focus on sustainability. They offer a set menu that changes regularly, showcasing the best of local and seasonal ingredients. The intimate atmosphere makes it perfect for a special occasion.

  • Pieke Potloed: Experience the essence of Dutch comfort food in the heart of Maastricht. Indulge in hearty stamppot, savory erwtensoep, and other traditional dishes in a cozy, welcoming atmosphere.


​These are just a few recommendations to get you started on your culinary journey in Maastricht. Whether you're looking for fine dining or casual eats, Maastricht has something to offer for every palate.

Hotel - Novotel Maastricht

Are you traveling to visit our conference? We arranged a discount code for Novotel, an esteemed hotel within a 20-minute walk from the conference’s location. 

Guests can book through the following link:


Once you click on the link, you need to enter the correct date. At the top, you can find the heading 'Promo code'. Here, you can enter the promo code 'MOSA'. This way, you will get the fixed price of € 129.00 per room per night (excluding breakfast). These reservations cannot be canceled and/or changed free of charge.

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