Programs of University of Groningen

Society, Environment, Transportation and Space (SETS)

University of Groningen

Summer School "Society, Environment, Transportation and Space: The Dutch Experience" (SETS) is a summer course offered each year in June by the Faculty of Spatial Sciences of the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). The course is open for students from partner universities of the University... read more

Religious Heritage in a Diverse Europe

University of Groningen

The Centre for Religion and Heritage at the University of Groningen invites advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students to explore a new domain of inquiry in the study of religion, namely religious heritage. This summer school of Groningen’s Centre for Religion and Heritage will intro... read more

Search for New Physics with Low-Energy Precision Tests

University of Groningen

The unexplained nature of dark matter and energy and the relative abundance of matter and antimatter are just two out of many reasons to expect physics beyond the Standard Model. In an attempt to resolve these issues, a variety of theoretical extensions to the Standard Model were developed. These ex... read more

Biobanking

University of Groningen

Fundamentals of Biobanking and Cohort Research Please join us for the sixth UMCG summer school exploring the fundamentals of biobanking and cohort research. Biobank research involves the use of systematic collections of human biomaterials and related data, in population-based or clinical inves... read more

Things That Matter 5

University of Groningen

This fifth edition of the highly successful summer school Things That Matter addresses the tension between the materiality of sources and their digitization. The recent advances of digital technology have created new modes of reproduction and forms of consumption that have substantially reshaped the... read more

Teaching Critical Thinking

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Critical thinking is gaining more and more interest as an educational goal. It is seen by policy makers and educationalists as a crucial condition of learning (part of meta-cognition) and lifelong learning, which is an important competence of democratic and responsible citizens. According to mainstr... read more

The Curse of Natural Gas Resources

University of Groningen

Energy is vital to every society and we see in the world significant changes in the use of energy. The Energy Academy Europe brings together relevant activities, partners and networks to work on the energy transition, therefore we will focus on the energy transition in this summer school as well. Th... read more

Intercultural Competence

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Businesses know that productivity depends on a work force that is socially and emotionally competent. If you want to become successful in a diverse world, a large part of that success will depend on your ability to communicate and negotiate among diverse cultures. Intercultural competence is cons... read more