UNU - MERIT and Maastricht University
February 25th at UNU - MERIT and Maastricht University
Friday evening reception address:
UNU Merit, Boschstraat 24, 6211 AX Maastricht
16h30 - 19h00 local time.
Saturday Competition address:
UNU Merit, Boschstraat 24 6211 AX Maastricht
8h00 - 16h00 local time.
Please visit the Visiting Maastricht page on the UNU-MERIT website (https://www.merit.unu.edu/more-information/)
Disclaimer: Please always check if regular booking via their website or a hotel booking website has cheaper rates and note that the prices indicated may change.
Beez Hotel: a cosy hotel in the heart of Maastricht, next to the central market square.
Address: Boschstraat 104, 6211AZ
Walking Distance to UNU: 3 minutes Price: Comfort Single Room (85 euros per person) Website: https://beezmaastricht.nl/?lang=en
Bastion Hotel: 4-star hotel located right across UNU-MERIT.
Address: Boschstraat 27, 6211AS
Walking Distance to UNU: 1 minute
Price*: Deluxe Room (110 euros non-refundable, 124 euros free cancellation)
*offers a discounted price of € 84,00 per room per night, with city tax: € 4,75 per person per night (excluded). You will need to mention the code “GPAC2-MGSoG rate” in your booking request, and the bill will be paid by you.
The Social Hub Maastricht (formerly the Student Hotel): Housed in a former ceramics factory, The Social Hub Maastricht (formerly The Student Hotel) is a community hub for travellers, locals and students.
Address: Sphinxcour 9A, 6211 XZ
Walking Distance to UNU: 2 minutes
Price: Deluxe King (Room only- Semi Flex: 132 euros, free cancellation before 17th of February)
EasyHotel Maastricht City Centre: budget hotel that is within 3 minutes walking distance of Vrijthof.
Walking Distance to UNU: 10 minutes
Price: Small Double Room (70 euros per night per person/ non-refundable; 80 euros/ refundable)
Address: Het Bat 12, 6211 EX Maastricht
Arsh Ajmera - Maastricht University/UNU Merit
Adilkhan Bozhanov - Nazarbayev University
Carl Hurkmans - Ghent University
Ahmed Hussain - Maastricht University/UNU Merit
Natalie Perne - Maastricht University/UNU Merit
Pranav Shankar Kaundinya - Maastricht University/UNU Merit
A very big thank you to all of our volunteer judges. Without them, the simulation competition would not be possible.
COVID-19 Safety Precautions and Guidelines
The health and safety of all participants are a top priority. Vaccinations, boosters, and masks are not required for competition attendance, however, they are highly recommended.
To protect not only the NASPAA community but the ones in which we live, let's work together to minimize the spread. Throughout the competition, please follow these safety tips:
- Before leaving home:
- Take a COVID test.
- Consider getting vaccinated and boosted.
- If you are not feeling well and are exhibiting COVID-like symptoms, consider staying home.
- Pack clean masks to wear indoors and during travel to the competition site.
- While traveling:
- Wear a mask in airports and while on public transportation.
- Wash your hands frequently.
- During the competition:
- Wash your hands frequently.
- Use hand sanitizer.
- Wear well-fitted face masks
- When possible during after-hour events, sit outside and/or practice social distancing.
If you develop symptoms of COVID-19 (runny nose, body aches, loss of smell/taste, cough, chills, fever, etc) during your time at the competition, please isolate yourself and notify your site leaders.