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  • Interview with singer-songwriter Marlene Bakker

    Marlene Bakker sings in Gronings, the dialect spoken in the Dutch province of Groningen.  We had a chat with her and talked about what this minority language means to her and how…

  • Catalonia: nearby, but far away

    Catalonia: nearby, but far away The event ‘Catalonia Nearby’ was a great success! In an attempt to provide more information about the Catalan situation, the referendum and the events leading up to…

  • 27th November 2017: Catalonia Nearby

    27th November 2017: Catalonia Nearby An evening for speakers and discussions on the Catalan situation, in comparison to Fryslân Many Frisians feel solidarity for the Catalans. The emotions related to speaking a…

  • Minorities & Multilingualism top rated programme 2018!

    Minorities & Multilingualism top rated programme 2018 We are very pleased to announce that our BA programme Minorities & Multilingualism is a top rated programme 2018 according to the ‘Keuzegids Universiteiten’. The…

  • Stimmen celebrates 10,000 users!

    Stimmen celebrates 10,000 users! Hurray! We’ve reached the flattering milestone of 10,000 users of our language app Stimmen! We would like to embrace you in a big thank you for passionately raising…

  • The app Stimmen fan Fryslân is launched!

    The app Stimmen fan Fryslân is launched! The app Stimmen fan Fryslân is released! This app lets you discover various languages and different varieties of Frisian. You can also record and add spoken…

  • Graduation Day!

    We are so proud of our master students who received their diploma on 31 August 2017! The 2017 graduating class of the our master programme Multilingualism received their diplomas in a ceremony held at…

  • Maija’s World

    Laura has recently been attending the online course on Multilingual Practices from the University of Groningen. She was inspired to take the course as she is raising her kids trilingual and wanted…

  • De taaltwivel fan studint Hoeke Tamme

    Written by: prof. dr. G.T. (Goffe) Jensma Goffe Jensma is professor of Frisian Language and Culture and director of studies of the BA Minorities & Multilingualism and MA Multilingualism at the University…

  • My experience of raising a bilingual child

    Written by: Milada Walkova Martina the Explorer My eldest daughter Martina was four when we moved to Groningen in the north of the Netherlands from Slovakia, our home country. Four is the…