Foreigners, students and expatriates living in Maastricht

Auteur(s): Alexandra Rosenbach
Met medewerking van: Franziska Schmidt, Sueli Brodin, Elisabeth (Lisa) Brüggen, Maike Drinhausen, Bob Wilkinson, Diana Berdun Mingo, Betty Cerda de Palou, Amrit Dhir, Antje Ritter, Stuart Woodburn, Konrad

In Maastricht - a European city - there are living many foreigners; many Europeans come to visit the old town. How is it to live, work or study in old Maastricht? Are Maastricht people really Burgundians, whatever that may be? Are the newly build parts of the city as interesting as the ancient town, the fortress, the cities center? Do you understand the Maastricht dialect? Are you curious about the opinion of expatriates, foreigners en foreign students on the city of Maastricht? How is it living, working and studying in the capital of Limburg? What is your opinion on the Burgundian Maastricht people?

Alexandra Rosenbach made several interesting interviews with foreigners living in Maastricht and asked them their opinion on the cities culture and history. With surprising results ...

Listen to the interview with Franziska Schmidt
21 years old, born in Plauen, Germany. She has lived in Maastricht for almost 2 years.


Listen to the interview with Sueli Brodin
41 years old, born in Brasil. French and Japanese origin. She has lived in Maastricht for 14 years.


Listen to the interview with Elisabeth (Lisa) Brüggen
30 years old, born in Sevelen, Germany. She has lived in Maastricht for 11 years.



Listen to the interview with Maike Drinhausen
20 years old, born in Leverkusen, Germany. She has lived in Maastricht for 2,5 years.


Listen to the interview with Bob Wilkinson
Born in London, England. Origins from Scotland and Ireland. He has lived in Maastricht for about 25 years.


Listen to the interview with Diana Berdun Mingo
27 years old, born in Gran Canaria, Spain. She has lived in Maastricht for almost 6 years.


Listen to the interview with Betty Cerda de Palou
63 years old, born in Barcelona, Spain. She has lived in Maastricht for 32 years.



Listen to the interview with Amrit Dhir
24 years old, born in Los Angeles, USA. He has lived in Maastricht for almost 1 year.


Listen to the interview with Antje Ritter and Stuart Woodburn
Antje was born in Stralsund, Germany and has been living here since 1996. Stuart was born in Manchester, United Kingdom and has lived here for almost four years.



Listen to the interview with Konrad
24 years old, born in Poland. He has lived in Maastricht for almost 1 year.







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