University of Groningen
02/23/2017 at 14:26. Facebook
At March 7th, the 28th MARUG Conference will take place in MartiniPlaza. This is the last week to sign up for the largest student marketing conference of the Netherlands.

Would you like to get in touch with companies like Heineken, Bol and Nestlé? Would you like to know how the NS deals with its customer service? Or would you simply like to learn more about marketing? Sign up at

MARUG Marketing Conference 2017

The Marketing Association of the University of Groningen (MARUG) is an inter-departmental study association for students.

University of Groningen
02/22/2017 at 16:17. Facebook
On Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4, the Blaauw Observatory of the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute (Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen) will be open for young and old during the 41st National Stargazing Days.

Everyone is welcome to have a look through a telescope and to learn more about our planet Earth, planets around other stars, and the Universe.

Landelijke Sterrenkijkdagen 2017

University of Groningen
02/22/2017 at 12:39. Facebook
Join one of our research-driven summer schools in 2017! Bring in your knowledge and ambitions, and share your experience and questions.

University of Groningen Summer Schools
University of Groningen
02/21/2017 at 15:26. Facebook
20th - 24th March it's Master's Week at the University of Groningen. Learn more about our Master programmes during one of the presentation or at the information fair. Register for free at:

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Master's week | Open days | University of Groningen
University of Groningen
02/19/2017 at 09:10. Facebook
Your pupil doesn't miss a beat. Our pupils reveal that even when not paying attention, we are musical. This has been revealed by research conducted by Atser Damsma and Hedderik van Rijn, researchers at the department of Psychology. They discovered that our pupils react to changes in the beat, even when we are not consciously listening to the music.

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Je pupil mist geen beat | Your pupil doesn't miss a beat

Je pupil mist geen beat Onze pupillen laten zien dat we zelfs zonder aandacht muzikaal zijn. Dat blijkt uit onderzoek van Atser Damsma en Hedderik van Rijn, ...

University of Groningen
02/18/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Did you know Groningen can now be seen in 3d on Google Maps? Since the beginning of February, this option is available by clicking the 3d icon on Maps. You can see beautiful landmarks like our Academy building, the Martinitoren and the Groninger Museum!

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Four prominent academics from the University of Groningen have been awarded Vici grants of EUR 1.5 million each, to be spent on five years of research and the establishment of their own research groups. The Vici grants are part of NWO’s Innovational Research Incentives Scheme (‘Vernieuwingsimpuls’).

The Vici laureates in Groningen are prof. dr. Deniz Baskent, prof. dr. Ute Bültmann, prof. dr....
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Sign up for Experience Groningen, step out of your student bubble, and discover all that Groningen has to offer!

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On February 28th, the University of Groningen and the Groninger Dispuut der Planologen Ekistics organize the 3rd edition of the Spatial Planning Election Debate.

William Moorlag (PvdA), Stientje van Veldhoven (D66), Liesbeth van Tongeren (GroenLinks), André Bosman (VVD), Sandra Beckerman (SP) and Harry van der Molen (CDA) will discuss a range of topics regarding the future of Spatial...
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Trailer Ruimtelijk Verkiezingsdebat 2017

Op 28 februari 2017 organiseert het Groninger Dispuut der Planologen Ekistics, in samenwerking met de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, de derde editie van het Ru...

Today is Valentine's Day! At the children's university our professor Gert ter Horst is giving a lecture to 300 children from the 7th and 8th grade of elementary school about 'being in love'.

He will try to give answers to questions like 'why do people fall in love?', 'why do people act different when they're in love' and 'why does it hurt when a boyfriend or girlfriend breaks up with...
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Today is #warmetruiendag which means that to save energy you can turn down the heating and put on a warm sweater! #environment #greenliving #groningen #sustainable
On February 9, 1854, the first female university graduate in the Netherlands was born. Happy birthday to Aletta Jacobs - physician, activist, inventor and University of Groningen alumna! [ Link ]

And thank you Google for the awesome doodle! [ Link ]
Let us know your opinion on our degree programmes. Participate in the National Student Survey. You can win a trip worth €2.000 and as a student at the University of Groningen you also have a chance to win one of the extra UG prizes! Check your mail for the questionnaire or visit .
Get ready and fit for summer! ACLO Mid season Card available for €49,95!
Watch these dancing mobile robots presented by Groningen Engineering Center at kick-off Northern Fieldlab. It's a robust and rigid formation of mobile robots in action where they will become a platform for future smart factories.

You can find more information about the Groningen Engineering Center at [ Link ]

Formation control for industrial robots

A platoon of robots travels by only employing their local range sensors.

The University of Groningen organizes web classes twice a year. These online taster courses are designed to give you a peek into the freshmen year of a study.

The web classes are provided in English and will start on March 6 and end on April 2. Interested in doing one or more of our web classes?

Find more information and register here: [ Link ]

Web classes will give you a better...
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Web class at Groningen University

We offer various web classes, online courses which help you to familiarize with our BA programs.

Our Open Day is well underway! We have presentations on all of our Bachelor programmes and at the fair, you can get information from several student associations.
On Monday at Studium Generale: Guus Hiddink, world famous in South Korea.

Guus Hiddink will be interviewed by Tjalling Halbertsma and the audience can ask questions during a Q&A session. The interview will be in Dutch, the Q&A in English.

There are still tickets available and students can go for free.

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