General Information

With well over 300 members and its affiliation with the United Nations, the studentassociation SIB is the largest international oriented student association in Groningen!

The SIB is open for all students and offers an unique combination of
on the one hand informal and social activities and on the other hand intellectual activities.
This can be found in the weekly lectures we organize, combined with several conferences , trips and visits to important institutions.

At the SIB you can visit our weekly activities such as lectures and workshops, have a drink with other members, join us on trips to the rest of Europe or beyond, enjoy our parties and broaden your student life with joining committees and so called “Disputen”.

For the last 66 years the SIB has offered numerous possibilities to develop yourself as a student in Groningen, make friends and give you that few extra things in your student life. Do you want to whitness the perfect combination of social and intellectual aspects? Or do you want to develop yourself by joining one or more committees or project-groups? Than the SIB is the place to be!

You can find us every monday evening at the Hardewikerstraat 7, where all our activities take place, if not told otherwise. Feel free to stop by once in a while, since our evenings are open for everyone!

This year we will celebrate the 67th anniversary of SIB on 24th of November with a Conference concerning the Different Dimensions of Modern Warfare! To find out more information, please visit

SIBylle Summer 2014

The SIBylle has arrived at the office! That means you can pick it up, since this edition, which is about minorities, will not be delivered. You can also pick it up at the last drinks of the year next monday.

You can find the digital edition here.

We've moved!

For those of you who don't know yet: we moved! Right now we are located at Pelsterstraat 23, on the 3rd floor. Come visit us sometime!

Event calendar

Film Night I 'Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb'
03 11 2014 20:30
Film Night I 'Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb'

Tonight, with CESS, we will have a film night. The film is titled 'Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb' This is about an insane general who triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.

We will show you this film after a short introduction by Coen van Zwol, historian and film critic at the Durch Newspaper NRC Handelsblad

This event will start at 20:30 at ForumImages on Hereplein 73.

Committee Introduction Evening
06 11 2014 20:00
Committee Introduction Evening

Tonight, all the members joining new committees will be given an introduction into their various committees! This will involve a workshop and relevant information regarding your responsibilities and what you will do during the year.

This will take place at 20:00. The location will be announced soon.


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