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City Walking Tour: Bright Minds. Professorial Buildings in Groningen

Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has produced many famous and infamous scholars. During this city walk you will get to know some of them.

The city walking tour Bright Minds: Professorial Buildings in Groningen can be played:

Starting point: location 1 on the map: University Museum, Groningen. End: location 10 on the map: Van Swinderen Huys (or walk a bit further to also visit the University Museum!)

City Walk First Women at the University of Groningen

City Walking Tour: The first women at the University of Groningen

From the registration of Aletta Jacobs in 1871 to the professorship of Tine Tammes in 1919; there are numerous stories to be told about the women at the University of Groningen. This city walking tour guide brings a few of these stories together. It gives participants the opportunity to follow the footsteps of the first women at the University of Groningen.

In the context of the Aletta Year, the UG has collaborated with historians Sanne Meijer and Iris van den Brand. They have created the city walking tour guide that is freely available via

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