The University of Groningen is celebrating its 400th anniversary from 15 May - 15 June 2014 with a festive programme on the theme For Infinity (4‡). 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 certainly should be remembered is Petrus Driessen.
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.
Zito Ysenbaert is the first winner of the Gerrit Krol Award, the University of Groningen (UG) essay competition.
Before we met, historian and philosopher Philipp Blom was told that he would be interviewed about his work and mission. Work okay, but a mission? ‘I don’t have one,’ says Philipp Blom on the phone from Vienna in fluent Dutch. ‘I’m curious and I like...
Journalist and TV producer Ad van Liempt describes in his biography how Albert Gemmeker, commander of Westerbork camp during the war, got away with his actions, but lived in fear of new punishment every day for years in Germany.