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Studentenkoepel voor Levensbeschouwelijke Organisaties (SKLO)

The SKLO is the umbrella organisation for religious and philosophically oriented students’ associations and organizations in Groningen. We would like to give every student in Groningen an opportunity to come to grips with the big questions of life, by stimulating and facilitating initiatives that foster discussion about religious and philosophically oriented issues. The SKLO encourages students to reflect on who they are, on their outlook on life and on their role in society. With a varied programme of activities we aim to contribute to the students’ intellectual and spiritual development.

HOST-IFES Groningen

We are an association in Groningen for international students and young professions. As a christian group, we offer the internationals coming to Groiningen a place to meet, make new friends from all over the world and encounter God. We participate in the worldwide Christian student organisation IFES (International Fellowship of Evangelical Students). If you study in Groningen or plan to do so and you want to meet fellow dutch and international students, come to an activity of HOST!

Every Friday we provide fun activities, such as cultural everning, games- and movie nights and fellowship and discussion evenings on various subjects.  Furhtermore, we offer weekly Biblestudy groups in which you meet each other in small personal groups. If you want to know more about faith and the life of Jezus you can sign up for our Basic Biblestudy group. Two times a year we go a weekend away to one of the dutch islands. Everybody is welcome to visit our activities! If you want more information have a look at our facebookpage Host Groningen, website or send a mail to

We hope that HOST will be a place for you where you’ll feel at home away from home!

Groninger Studentenplatform voor Levensbeschouwing (GSp)

GSp is one of the facilities for RUG and Hanze students.
It focuses on the philosophy of life and society the way other facilities concern culture (Usva) and sports (ACLO).GSp is a place where religious and philosophical interests of students are meaningfully related to contemporary development in society and the world of science and scholarship as well as to their personal life and history. You can meet other students, have a drink and broaden your perspectives by contemplating about sense and nonsense, religion and life.

The Generation Church

We are Generation Church (GC), the youth ministry of the Helperkerk. For students (age 12-25) we host GC meetings on sunday evenings, special events and small groups during the week. Why do we do all this stuff? Because we´re passionate about God´s life-changing power to a new generation.
Are you looking for a fun place meeting new friends and experiencing the reality of God in your life? You are more than welcome at GC!!
Follow us on twitter @thegenchurch or on facebook!

Saint Joseph cathedral

The Roman Catholic Church in Groningen offers Mass for English speaking people every Saturday at 5:00 PM. There is an English speaking community in St. Joseph’s Cathedral. For students there are different groups to participate in, also with the Dutch students. The goal of the student parish is offering international students a small piece of ‘home’ in the midst of a foreign country with a foreign culture. Address:
St. Joseph’s Cathedral
Radesingel 2
9711 EJ Groningen

St. Moskee en Islamitisch Centrum Groningen
Address: Park Selwerd 1
Tel.: +31 50 5731962

Address: Folkingestraat 60
Tel.: +31 50 527 25 73

Orthodox Church
Address: Ganzevoortsingel 2
Tel: +31 50 312 68 86

International Christian Church Groningen

Johan de Wittstraat 2
9716 CG Groningen
Phone: +31 (0)50-5777757

Vineyard Groningen

Vineyard Groningen

Vineyard Groningen is an English-speaking international church. This family of believers consists of people from all over the world, with many different cultural and denominational backgrounds, but through Jesus Christ, we are bound together in love and unity. Our desire to be a  community of disciples of Jesus, with a passion to worship God, who care for one another and bring God’s love into a broken world.

Pastor: Koen Prinzen (

Address: Vondelpad 2, Groningen (Gomarus College)

Services: Sundays from 10:00 – 11:30


Facebook: /vineyard.groningen & /studentministry.vineyardgroningen


Grace Church (Groningen Anglican Church)

Morning worship in English on 2nd Sundays (Service of the Word) and 4th Sundays (Holy Communion) at 10:30 am in St Maarten-langs-de-weg (Oud Katholieke Kerk) on Witte de Withstraat, 2, Groningen (near Westerhaven Shopping Center).


International Alpha Groningen

Who is Jesus? What does He have to say about my life? Is it all a fairy tale, or is there really something more? Interested?