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The International Student Congress Of (bio)Medical Sciences (ISCOMS) is one of the world's leading student congresses in the field of (bio)medical sciences. This year, the 24th edition of ISCOMS takes place from the 6th till the 9th of June 2017 in Groningen. During this three-day congress, ISCOMS offers students from all over the world an unique opportunity to present their research. Besides this, students can take part in interactive workshops and get inspired by lectures presented by a few of the best scientists worldwide. For example, this year, Spinoza Prize winner Prof. Mihai G. Netea MD PhD, Noble Laureate Prof. Sir Tim R.T. Hunt PhD and Noble Laureate Prof. Ben L. Feringa PhD will tell us all about their interesting research!

Migration and Identity in Canada and Europe

30 June - 14 July 2017, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Photo courtesy Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

During this summer school we will explore contemporary policy debates about today's most pressing issues with researchers and students from both sides of the Atlantic.

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This summer school is organized jointly by Dalhousie University and the centre of Canadian Studies of the University of Groningen. Bursaries are available for UG students.

U4 Summer School 'Sustainable Use and Re-use of Biomass'

11 - 13 September 2017, Ghent, Belgium


Within the cluster for Science and Technology a U4 Summer School cycle will be launched on Energy, Sustainability and Society. A first edition will take place at Ghent University around the central theme of 'Sustainable use and re-use of biomass'.

Each day of the programme focuses on a specific theme with contributions of leading scientists in the field of all U4 partner universities, including the University of Groningen: day one will focus on biomass production. On the second day technological processes are considered to transform biomass into useful end products (by thermal, thermochemical, chemical, microbiological, ... processes). On the third day legal, economical and political aspects of (re)use of biomass are dealt with. On the prorgramme of the third day also a company visit is scheduled.

Language Courses (June - August)

The University of Groningen Language Centre will be offering intensive summer courses in Dutch, English and Modern Foreign Languages. It is now possible to register for the summer courses. Kindly contact for more information.

Free University of Groningen Online Courses

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are free, open, online courses. You can enroll for every course you take an interest in. Your age or prior education does not matter - everybody can participate! You can decide for yourself when you want to work on the courses and how much time you would like to spend on them.

For a complete list of MOOCs offered by the University of Groningen check below. Please visit the MOOC website for more information.

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