In 2014 the University of Groningen will be celebrating its 400th birthday, with the theme For Infinity. This will be linked to a major academic research project, to be chosen by the public: a Gift for Infinity. On Monday 2 September 2013, Rector Magnificus Elmer Sterken opened the Academic Year. He presented the three possible research proposals. Everyone can vote via the internet to determine which proposal will eventually be selected: from 2 to 30 September, at www.rug400.nl.
In this Unifocus video's of the three proposals.
Each episode of the weekly online video magazine Unifocus includes three items related to the University of Groningen, in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
The University of Groningen (UG) holds the 114th place in the QS World University Rankings. The QS Ranking is an influential ranking list of almost 1,000 universities worldwide. Last year the UG held the120th place.
Out of the 25 entries for the Dutch Huibregtsen Prize, the jury has nominated six scientific research projects. UG professor Pauline Westerman and Cisca Wijmenga, Rector Magnificus of the UG as of 1 September 2019, are two of the six nominees for the...
Zito Ysenbaert is the first winner of the Gerrit Krol Award, the University of Groningen (UG) essay competition.