Today, Thursday 29 October, the University of Groningen celebrates 40 years of cooperation with the Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität in Oldenburg, Germany.
The Special Collections department made a virtual exhibition about 400 (!) years of Groningen and Oldenburg. Pivotal is a conflict between Ubbo Emmius, the first rector of the academy of Groningen, and the Oldenburg court.
The story is illustrated with unique materials from our Special Collections, such as a booklet with handwritten notes by Ubbo Emmius himself, original letters and exquisite maps of East Friesland and Oldenburg.
In the series 'Highlights from our electronic collection' we would like to present four titles on the subject of Language & Literature.
After a trial, Queen Victoria's Journals is now in licence for the UG
Among the oldest books in the University of Groningen Library are the incunabula , the ‘first generation’ of printed books (printed before 1501). These imposing Bibles, carefully printed classical texts and humble devotional works have a long...
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