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Science Weekend 14th and 15th of October

When:Sa 14-10-2017 12:00 - 17:00
Where:City center (Saturday) and Zernike Campus (Sunday), Groningen

Do you want to come back to Groningen? Visit Zpannend Zernike, the Groningen contribution to the Dutch Weekend of Science, on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th of October. Please note that the program is in Dutch only.

During this weekend, science will be all over Groningen, with lectures by well-known UG scientists, demonstrations, entertainment and do-it-yourself experiments. Learn how our brain works, follow a tour at the Academy building, visit the mobile planetarium or create your own DNA chain. The program is for all ages and there is no entrance fee.

Zpannend Zernike will be held in the city center on Saturday and at the Zernike Campus on Sunday. Various university buildings will be open. Visit for the program details.

Discount on accommodation

UG alumni get a discount at two hotels in the city center:  

The Student Hotel, Boterdiep 9, Groningen
The brand new Student Hotel is located in the Ebbingekwartier, also near the city center. UG alumni receive a 15% discount on the daily roomrate. Visit, make sure you enter Groningen and use the promo code: EVENT. Conditions:

- 15 percent discount on the daily roomrate;
- subject to availability;
- free use of the gym;
- bicycles can be rented for 9 euros a day;
- breakfast is excluded.

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