Christiaan Triebert recently hitch-hiked from Groningen to Cape Town. The University of Groningen student of International Relations and International Organization made the trip with two other students, as part of Thumbs Up Africa. The project hopes to attract attention to problems in Africa and to assess sustainability and the results of development work. For Christiaan, the trip dovetailed perfectly with his degree programme.
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.