The University of Groningen is celebrating its 400th anniversary in 2014 with festive programme from 15 May until 15 June, with as theme 'For Infinity' (400). What is it that makes the University what it is today: a teaching and research institution of stature? Which people, ideas and events in the past played a role? Someone who should certainly be remembered is Jean Barbeyrac.
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.
Grant for research into learning methods that make hands curious
He was one of the imprisoned German war criminals known as the ‘Breda Three’: Josef Kotalla. ‘The executioner of Amersfoort’ is the only German war criminal who would die during imprisonment in the Netherlands. Forty years after his death, he is still...
In the lecture series Treasures from the University Library, researchers using material from our Special Collections talk about their research, while the objects in question are also present.