The Opening of the Academic Year 2017-2018 of the University of Groningen will take place on 4 September in the Martini Church. The Ceremony will be conducted in English. Professors will be expected in the Senate Room by 3.30 p.m.
4 - 5.30 p.m.
- Opening speech by Prof. Elmer Sterken, Rector
- Speech by Pim van der Feltz, CEO Google Benelux
- Musical interlude
- Speech by Merel Rumping, Social Entrepreneur and Alumnus of the Year 2016
- Reading by the University Poet 2017 – 2018
- Speech by Hanna Berretz, International student
- Musical interlude and Closing
5.30 - 7 p.m.
Reception in the choir of the Martini church
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Photo @RUG. Photographer: Elmer Spaargaren