Opening Academic Year

The official Opening of the Academic Year 2020-2021 will take place on Monday 31 August. Normally this is a formal ceremony led by Rector Cisca Wijmenga in the Martini Church with hundreds of guests. This is not possible because of the corona measures, but we have found a nice alternative Read more…



Are you new to Synthesis or do you want to know what we are planning for the coming year? Join our ONLINE introduction event on the 7th of September. We will tell you all about ourselves and about the association and its committees. After this short introduction and any possible Read more…

General Members Assembly


During this meeting, the board will discuss its plans and budget for the coming (half)year with you. If you have any questions for the board or if you would like to share your vision of Synthesis with us, please join us on the 21st of September for an ONLINE assembly.

Online Master Placement Info Meeting


Do you want to know more about a placement (internship) in your Master's degree programme? Please feel free to join the ONLINE Faculty of Arts Information Meeting on Thursday September 24, 2020. You will learn more about possible assignments, grants, insurances and about finding a placement. You can ask your Read more…

Opening Dinner

Cantina Mexicana Vismarkt 50Groningen,

Even as Covid rages on, it is still necessary to have dinner every day. We would like to invite you to celebrate the beginning of the academic year with a dinner together on the 25th of September at Cantina Mexicana. This will be a corona-proof dinner so pre-registration is necessary Read more…

Get Together


We planned on hosting a beer tasting on this evening, but sadly COVID ruined these plans. This is why we will host a simple online get together where you can safely socialize with your co-members. The link to this event will be spread via mail and Facebook.

Talk Frank Gaenssmantel – China-EU relations


We have invited Dr. Frank Gaenssmantel to join us for an online discussion on the current relationship between China and the EU. During and after this talk, there will be loads of opportunity to ask questions and discuss. We will discuss recent developments in China-EU relations against the backdrop of Read more…



After the exam weeks that will probably be filled with exams and deadlines for everyone, we thought it would be fun to organize a relaxing pub quiz! Following the new COVID regulations, this will be an online event, so no registration is required. The link to this event can be Read more…