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Research Centre for East Asian Studies Groningen

Alumni Trip summer 2016: Mongolia

05 June 2015

In the summer of 2016, the University hopes to organize another alumni trip. This time to Mongolia, the `Land of the Blue Sky '. This impressive land that is 45 times as large as the Netherlands, has a wide variety of landscapes with high mountains, beautiful lakes, deserts, grasslands, forests and unique wildlife. It is one of the last unspoiled travel destinations in Asia.  

The trip to Mongolia will be accompanied by Tjalling Halbertsma. Halbertsma is director of the Centre for East Asian Studies Groningen and professor of East Asian Studies, with a focus on Mongolia. He has been active in China and Mongolia, including as the first Dutch diplomat in Mongolia for the Dutch Embassy in Beijing (see  

Do you want to travel to Mongolia with the expert from the Netherlands and other University alumni? Did you receive interest in participating or would like more information about this alumni trip? Send an email to  

More information

see upcoming announcements in "Broerstraat 5"

see 2015 issues of "Broerstraat 5"

The trip can continue only if there is sufficient interest.

The Altai Mountains in Western Mongolia
The Altai Mountains in Western Mongolia
Last modified:14 January 2021 5.08 p.m.

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