Discover interesting companies and explore the province.

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    Explore different career opportunities in your field.

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    Network with young professionals with similar career interests.

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    Meet and eat with locals of Groningen.

Join us on the 10th and 11th of March


Friday, March 10th

10.00 - 10.30 Walk in and sign up at Oosterpoort
11.00 - 12.00 Opening ceremony
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 17.45 Split into tracks: Visit companies + workshops
18.00 - 21.00 Meet & Eat with locals
21.30 Watch cult classics at Groningen Forum cinema

Saturday, March 11th

11.00 - 11.30 Meet at the bus
12.00 - 17.00 Explore the Province: Bourtange, Pieterburen seal rehabilitation centre, Hooghoudt distillery
17.00 Snacks and closing remarks
21.00 Final party at the Newscafé


Looking forward to settle down in Groningen? Are you wondering about career opportunities?
Beyond the Student Bubble allows you to choose from four tracks: sports, science, business and culture. By choosing a track, you can visit companies relevant for your career path and network with participants pursuing similar interests.

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Want to get down to business? Join us to visit international and local business companies in Groningen. Discover the working field through workshops and company visits while broadening your network.

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Do you enjoy physical movement and are you interested what Groningen has to offer besides all the student sports associations? Join the sports track and get active with some squash, dance, martial arts or climbing activities.

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Are you interested in scientific companies, want to get a look at laboratories, and learn what Groningen has to offer for future scientists? The science track offers company visits with presentations and tours!

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Learn about the cultural highlights which the city of Groningen has to offer and its opportunities for you as an artist or a person who enjoys the arts. Join and visit companies, museums and several workshops.

Join us on the 10th and 11th of March


Group leaders

Do you want to gain some work experience and boost your CV? Do you like working in an international environment/with internationals? Then team up with a friend and together you will lead a group of (around 10) participants/young professionals throughout the two days. Your tasks will include getting everybody to the right place on time, acting as a contact person and last, but not least, having a good time yourself.

Be a Group Leader!


Bent u in voor een bijzondere ervaring? Vindt u het leuk om te koken? Woont u daarnaast ook in de stad Groningen? Meld u zich dan nu aan! Wij zijn op zoek naar enthousiaste Stadjers die graag willen koken voor een groepje van min. 4 internationale studenten. Op vrijdagavond 10 maart van 18.00 tot 21.00 zult u dan met de studenten bij u thuis ervaringen kunnen uitwisselen over onder andere de mooie stad Groningen.

Meld je aan als Stadjer


Questions? We have answers.

The event takes place all over Groningen! You will visit several locations in the city and province. Don’t worry about finding the different locations – that’s what the group leaders are for.

Preferably, yes. But you can also take the bus or hop on the back of someone else's bike!

You pay for the 2 entire days, so we hope you will join us for both of them! If you cannot attend of the activities, please notify your group leaders. It is especially important if you will miss the meet & eat. We work with volunteers who do this on a voluntary basis. You really don’t want to let down the family, who volunteer to cook for you.

A two-day programme where you will be taken care of almost completely. This includes: lunch and dinner on the Friday. On Saturday the bus tour visiting the different highlights of the province with some snacks afterwards and a great party!

That is possible. However, we cannot guarantee it. Especially, if you request it at the last minute. Don’t forget that you will meet up as one group several times during the two days. You will have plenty of time to catch up with your friends and make new ones.

We hope to see you on March 10th and 11th

...until then, check out a few impressions from our previous edition:


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