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.
Professor of chemistry Sibrand Stratingh, from Groningen, built the first electric vehicle – the precursor to the electric car – around 1830. He also drove a steam-powered carriage through the streets of Groningen. But his innovative scientific work...
Both the bachelor's programmes in Theology and Religious Studies at the UG are Top Rated Programmes. According to the Dutch Higher Education Guide 2022, Theology belongs in the top 10 of the best bachelor's programmes in the Netherlands.
De Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG) en AOG Contractonderwijs (AOG) lanceren op 28 oktober de ‘Emmius School voor werk en zingeving’. Daarmee bieden de RUG en AOG als eerste in Nederland academische programma’s op het gebied van werk en zingeving.
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