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Local collaborations


The University of Groningen Science Shops collaborate intensively with WIJS (Wijk Inzet Jongeren en Studenten). WIJS is a collaboration of the Hanze University of Applied Sciences with the Municipality of Groningen. WIJS translates as “WISE” and the Dutch abbreviation means “Neighbourhood Efforts of Young People and Students”. WIJS sets up student projects in the city, with and for citizens, social work teams, etc, and offers a place where citizens can have walk-in advisory sessions concerning taxes, rent, legal issues, etc. WIJS and the University of Groningen Science Shops work together to help civil society organizations with their questions and to create joint projects. WIJS resides in the Paddepoel shopping center in the north of the city.

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