The new Academic Year has begun! This was celebrated during the official opening ceremony on Monday 3 September. The University of Groningen has a number of special moments to look forward to in September. The University will award an honorary doctorate to Desmond Tutu on 24 September and will host the 3rd ASEM Rectors’ Conference from 24-26 September, which will see dozens of academic board members from across Asia and Europe attending.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
Bert Cornelius was world-famous in Groningen for illustrating the Mussengang serial, which appeared on the back cover of the Groningen university newspaper every week from August 1984 until June 1995. As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of...
Prof. Mladen Popović will continue in his position as Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies for another four years.
13 September marks the 25th anniversary of rapper 2Pac’s death, following an assassination attempt. 2Pac went down in history as the Che Guevara of hip hop. 13 September is also the date on which Steven Gilbers will be awarded his doctorate. His...
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