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30th Annual ISoF Conference in Groningen


Welcome to the 30th Annual ISoF Conference!

The Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) of the University of Groningen in The Netherlands is organizing the 30th Annual International Society of Franchising Conference to be held June 9-11, 2016. This event is the premier conference for researchers in franchising and is aimed at all academics, students and practitioners in the area.


  • The conference starts Thursday June 9 in the afternoon and ends Saturday June 11 in the early afternoon.
  • The ISOF 2016 conference will be held in the city center of Groningen.
  • The conference venue is the NH Hotel at Hanzeplein 132 in Groningen. This hotel has conference rooms on the 10th floor with a beautiful view on the city of Groningen.
We hope to see you in Groningen!

Left: Academic Building, right: Duisenberg Building
Left: Academic Building, right: Duisenberg Building
The University of Groningen and the Faculty of Economics and Business

The University of Groningen has a long academic tradition dating back to 1614, which makes Groningen the oldest university in the Netherlands after Leiden. The university has about 30,000 Bachelor and Master-level students and 1,500 PhD students in 10 different Faculties. The University of Groningen has a strong international profile and is among the global elite with a classification in the top 100 of the Shanghai ARWU and the QS World University ranking lists, two of the most influential ranking lists in the academic world.

The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) has about 5,000 students and 150 PhD students. Quality is the FEB’s leading principle, as proven by several national and international accreditations, such as EQUIS and AACSB. FEB belongs to the 1% business schools worldwide with both EQUIS and AACSB accreditations. Students and academics come to the FEB from all over the world.

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