Do you want to be part of a great week? Getting to know the Dutch student life? It’s possible during the International Week with activities such as Opening party, Interactive Workshop, Movie Night, Live Music Band Night, Yearclub and Committee Mix, PubQuiz and a great theme party!
What is the International Week?
The International Week is organised by five student associations in Groningen: Aegee, Sib, ESN, Dizkartes and Albertus. The goals of the International Week are: stimulating international and Dutch students, especially from the University of Groningen and the Hanze University, to get to know each others' cultures; make students acquainted with the cultural diversity Groningen has to offer; and promote the integration of students with different cultural backgrounds.
What is the yearclub mix?
A yearclub (in Dutch: jaarclub) is a group of students who met each other because they all joined a particular student association in the same year. In the so-called introduction period all the new students get the chance to get to now each other and decide to form a club (a yearclub) with a particular group of people (almost always of the same sex) they like. These groups normally consist of about 7 to 15 students and often are or become good friends doing all kinds of activities of which the weekly yearclub evening (in Dutch: Jaarclub avond) is the most significant to mention.
In Groningen there are 7 larger student associations: Vindicat, Albertus, Dizkartes, Cleopatra, Fleks, Unitas, Dionysos and Bernlef. They all aim at different types of people and therefore all have a particular reputation. Bernlef for example focuses on students from the province of Friesland and Cleopatra on the more alternative students.
The International week 2012 was a great succes. Be sure not to miss the International week in March 2013! Keep a close eye on the website for announcements regarding the International Week!
Want to buy tickets for our activities? Want to get the ESN Card? Or need some help? We are open on all weekdays!
Monday: 13.00 - 16.00
Tuesday: 13.00 - 16.00
Wednesday: 13.00 - 16.00
Thursday: 13.00 - 19.00
Friday: 13.00 - 16.00
If you want to sign up for activities you need to bring your ESN Card. If you'd like to buy tickets for friends too, don't forget to bring their details (incl ESN Card number).