The student in Groningen - exhibition
Since the founding of the University of Groningen in 1614, students have constituted an important part of the city population. The student is not only engaged in acquiring knowledge and expertise but also in developing social and life skills. The current exhibition focuses on this latter aspect. For a long time, students made up four to five per cent of the population, but spectacular growth has taken place in the last fifty years. Nowadays, one fifth of the residents of Groningen are students.
This exhibition in the Groninger Museum is all about the student life in Groningen. It focuses on the atrribution of students in wars, the development of Groningen, politics, sports and liveliness of Groningen by attributes, original pictures and videos.