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Maastricht University (UM) is the most international university in the Netherlands, distinguishing itself with an innovative education model and multidisciplinary approach to research and education. Located in the heart of Europe, more than half of the student population and almost half of the academic staff come from outside of the Netherlands, together representing more than 100 different nationalities. 

The Brain and Emotion Laboratory is part of the Department of Cognitive Neuroscience and the Maastricht Brain Imaging Centre, and has been a leader in researching investigating action and bodily perception, non-conscious recognition, multisensory integration, and the neuroscience of art, using a variety of methods including fMRI, EEG, ECoG, TMS, and more.