External Partners

External partners

In addition to its own committees, Ubbo Emmius is also affiliated with a number of national and international organisations that organise activities especially for History students. 

Galant Gala

Several associations, one of them Ubbo Emmius, organise a yearly gala. This Gala takes place in March, each year with a spectacular theme.



The International Student of History Association (ISHA) is an international organisation of students of history. Throughout the academic year, the various member ‘sections’ , take turns organising several seminars and an Annual Conference in various cultural cities in Europe. These events are open for all students of history, those from Groningen too. For more information, click on the image.



The Usva is the cultural facility of the University of Groningen. Thanks to Usva, the C.U.T.-committee can organise its movie nights and is Ubbo Emmius able to organise the yearly Great Ubbo Play (GUT). Usva organises several other cultural activities and offers various courses. You can find more information on USVA and the events they organise on www.usva.nl.


Jonge Historici

Jonge Historici is a foundation that offers young historians a platform to show their knowledge and skills to the outside world. We do this by publishing theses, essays, columns and reviews by young historians. In addition, Jonge Historici organises many events that optimally highlight the qualities of young historians. Join in and showcase your historical knowledge and qualities. Click on the image for more information.



The Jong KNHG builds a bridge between up-and-coming historians and the rest of the profession. As a special branch within the KNHG (Koninklijk Nederlands Historisch Genootschap), the professional association for (all) historians of the Netherlands, it has a lot of room to spread the youth perspective and give a platform to young talents! Jong KNHG puts its mission into practice with debate series, workshops and master classes. They do this all over the country, from Groningen to Limburg! For all information, please visit www.knhg.nl.



Do you want to develop yourself in an international setting on a professional and personal level? AIESEC operates in more than 120 countries worldwide and offers students the opportunity to do voluntary work while contributing to the UN sustainable development goals, or gaining experience by doing an internship with a lot of responsibility. In this way AIESEC hopes to give students that extra push to pursue a carreer in an increasingly globalized world. More information? Sign-up via our website https://www.aiesec.nl/


Studenten Geschiedenis Nederland

In the Netherlands, there are several cities where you can study History. These cities all have their own study associations. All these associations are affiliated with SGN. Since its founding in 1936 much has changed. Nowadays its most important feat is the annual SGN-day. On this day, History students from across the Netherlands come in contact with each other for a programme of both study related and recreational activities. Be on the look-out for the announcement of this event!


Kleio Amsterdam Kleio has been the study association for history students from Amsterdam university since 1929. The board and her nine committees have since been able to organize a very diverse program of: excursions, study trips, lectures, parties, film screenings and much more! Besides this, we create a lot of fun at our weekly association drinks. 


UHSK Utrecht The UHSK, or Utrecht historical student circle, is the student association from history in Utrecht. The association was founded in 1926 and counts 1400 members. With 21 committees and about 100 events a year the UHSK tries to be active both socially and educationally. The USHK room is in the historical city centre of Utrecht and is daily opened from 10:00 till 17:00 and offers students the availability to drink a cup of coffee between lectures. 


HSVL Leiden The historical study association Leiden was founded in 1989 as a cooperation between four historical disputes. During the year we organize many activities, parties, trips, book sales and much more. The HSVL has more than 900 members, 11 committees and 6 board members. We can be found in the beautiful Huizinga building at the oldest university of the Netherlands. Please feel free to visit us for our famed cup of “hokkoffie” whenever you visit beautiful Leiden. 


ACE Rotterdam  During February 1982 the study association for society history was founded. It was called the faculty association society history Rotterdam. During 1990/1991 the study arts and culture sciences joined the faculty which resulted in the creation of a new study association called: Histartes, a combination between history and arts. To make the association more accessible to international students, the name of our association was changed to International Faculty Association ACE. Currently the study association of the Erasmus University faculty of history has about 800 members with 12 active committees. The committees organise all events during the academic year. 


GSV Excalibur Nijmegen The GSV Excalibur, or History Students Association Excalibur, is the study association from the history study in Nijmegen. The association exists since 1984 and is housed within the Arts faculty. The GSV is one of the biggest and most active study associations in Nijmegen. During the entire year, a substantial number of committees organise a diverse number of activities for more than 600 members of the association. The association is characterised by its open and democratic character and this means that everyone is always welcome!


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