brain 2017Are you fascinated by neurology and translational neurosciences? Are you interested in research as well as the clinical side? Do you want to learn a lot in 10 days, together with peer students from all over the world? Do you want to see what the UMCG, the university of Groningen and the city of Groningen have to offer? Participate in the ‘International Summer School Ageing Brain’!



russia platform 2020The workshop addresses the question what kind of power applies to Russia. In doing so, it seeks to offer a platform for interdisciplinary discussions around different conceptualizations of power in the domestic and foreign relations of contemporary Russia.

The workshop is organized by the Ghent University Russia Platform and the University of Tartu. It is an extension of the annual colloquium of the Ghent Russia Platform and invites scholars affiliated with the Universities of the U4Society network (Ghent, Göttingen, Groningen, Tartu and Uppsala) to participate in interdisciplinary discussions around different conceptualizations of power under Putin’s rule, a topic that in January 2020 was re-actualized by the changes in Russian Constitution and the reshuffle in the government. Costs of participation of scholars from these five universities will be covered by the respective universities via the U4Society network.



Tartu Main Buildung

On the 24th and 25th of September 2020, a postgraduate workshop will take place at the University of Tartu, Estonia on the following topic: Interactions between German studies and neighboring disciplines. The workshop as part of a doctoral school funded by the DAAD would like to evaluate and explore the challenges and opportunities of interdisciplinary work in German studies by looking at specific projects. (Post) PhD students from all philologies and humanities are invited, who engage in interdisciplinary interactions with German studies in their projects.



sdg4The first edition of the Summer School 'Creating a Climate for Change' in June 2019 in Groningen was a huge success. At the request of former participants we will organize a second edition in 2020.

At the Summer School 'Creating a Climate for Change' - Lecturer Edition - in Groningen from 23 till 26 August 2020 we want to share exciting and develop new ideas through series of participatory and interactive workshops. Through discussing our challenges in sustainability education, we will aim to critically analyze our experiences and share our best practices. We ask participants to bring in their cases and experiences.

Over the course of the summer school the cases may concern themes:



Groningen Summer Schools 2019 2 smallThe 3rd Interdisciplinary Summer School in Gender Studies (Groningen, 24-28 August 2020) takes its point of departure in Donna Haraway’s Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chtulucene (2016) and Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (1990).

The areas teachers and students will work with during this summer school, are related to the key words disturbance and intervention inspired by these path-breaking scholars. We will end the summer school with joy and engagement in the writing process.