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It is finally time again, for something that used to be an annual event! On the 23rd of May, Gotcha will start! This activity will last about a month, during which, you will receive a target which you have to shoot with a water gun. If you have done this, your target is out of the game and you will receive a new target. This continues until there are only a few contestants left. They will play the finale at the SeS’Cie Chillings, where the winner will ofcourse get a prize. Sign up via the website and join one of the most exciting games of the year!

Day of Sustainability

*This activity is for free*

Day of Sustainability - Cooking Workshop

Dear Ibn’ers!

Kadaster In-Office Visit

In-Office Visit

Master Network FSS: End of Year Drinks

Celebrate the summer with the Master Network FSS End of Year Drinks at the 14th of June! Come and join us from 17.00h at the Rooftop Bar of Boovn to have dinner and drinks while chilling and having a good time with your fellow students. The first drinks and snacks are on us… So, see you there!!

Handover GMA

On Tuesday, June the 21st, the Handover GMA will take place!

After GMA Social Drink

Dear members, 

SeS'cie Chillings

Dear Ibn’ers,

FYC Barbecue

Dear members,

Dies: Escape Rooms

On the 24th of June you can join us for the Mid-Summer ParaDies. In the afternoon we will start with an Escape Room. Do you have what it takes to Escape with your friends? In a battle two groups will simultaneously try to escape from the exact same room. Whoever will make it out quicker will be crowned the winner! Afterwards, we will enjoy some drinks on their terrace.

Mid-Summer ParaDIES Party

On the 24th of June you can join us for the Mid-Summer ParaDies. In the evening, we would like to invite you to our very own Mid-Summer Night ParaDies party at Smoke! With unlimited drinks it is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the Dies and the end of the Academic Year.

Kenonz Boatparty



Ahoy mateys!

Introduction Social Drink

Dear Ibn'ers,

Boat Tour (Introduction Period)

Dear First Year students, 

Introduction Weekend Ameland

*UPDATE 01-09* 
There will be a strike from Qbuzz on the 9th of September, which may cause difficulty in coming to Zernike as the busses might not run. You could instead take a NS-bike to Zernike as the bus for the introduction weekend leaves from Zernike. If you think you will have trouble getting to Zernike, could you let us know by sending an email to or coming by our boardroom (5414.0020).

Pubcrawl (Introduction Period)

Dear members,

Running Dinner (Introduction Period)

Dear Ibn'ers, 

EGEA Culture Café (Introduction Period)

Dear Ibn'ers,

Beerpong Tournament

Dear Ibn'ers,

Committee Market

We hope that you had a great start to the Academic Year and enjoy being (back) on Campus. This week, on Wednesday from 13:00-15:00, we will organize the annual Committee Market. There, you will have the opportunity to inform yourself about the different Committees Ibn Battuta has to offer and talk to some (former) members of those Committees. The market will take place in Duisenberg Plaza, on the ground floor of Duisenberg building. Make sure to stop by!

W.J. van der Bremen lecture

On the 28th of September, the W.J. van den Bremen Lecture of 2022 will take place. The lecture will be given by none other than the Mayor of Groningen himself: Mr. Koen Schuiling. The lecture will take place in the Forum from 15:00 till 16:00. Make sure to join this interesting talk to get a behind the scenes look into the Major's work.


Zwemfest!!! This year our 8 committee members have worked hard to organize the largest non-
profit student festival of Groningen in VERA Groningen! So get your earplugs, put on your best outfit
and come party with us to some of the best live music the Netherlands has to offer.

Ibn Battuta X Physical Geography After Midterm Fieldwork Event

-Note that this event is for everybody taking the course Physical Geography- 

Kreunen & Beunen

The wait is finally over. On the 6th of October, Kreunen&Beunen return to Groningen! The BattuBoyz proudly presents Kreunen & Beunen: Vice. Kreunen&Beunen is a household name within Ibn Battuta. This epic party is known for its DJ-sets in combination with bits and bites. Expect a night full of DJ's showing their skills, the best snacks, and music varying from indie to pop and techno to hardstyle. Kreunen&Beunen: Vice is open for every (former) member of Ibn Battuta. Moreover, your friends, roommates, year club and sports teams are welcome too! Don't forget your 80's, Miami Vice-inspired outfit!  

Waterskiing with Up To Snow Good

Dear Ibn'ers,

Oktoberfest social drink

Dear Members, 

Hitchhiking Weekend

Dear members,

Bike repair workshop

Dear Ibn'ers, 

Ex'cie goes Nijmegen

On the 21st of October, the Ex’cie is taking us to Nijmegen! There we will meet with our sister association Mundus, who will give us a tour of the city, after which we will have dinner and some drinks! It will be a great day to explore a new city and get to know fellow geography students. We will take the train from Groningen at 12.17. The dinner is at your own expense, but since we are traveling on a Friday after 12, people with student OV can travel for free! If you don’t have student OV, please reach out so we can see if some discount tickets can be arranged.

October General Members Assembly


Urbanism & Planning tutor sessions

Dear students, 

After Exam Drinks - Master Network FSS

On Thursday, the 10th of November we invite you to join us at the After Exam Drinks. From 19:00 onwards, BOEL will open its doors for. Here you can have a drink while playing a game of jeu de boules with your fellow students. You do not have to sign up, but you can just come by. We hope to see you there!

Climbing the Martinitower

Dear members, 

November Social Drink - Hats Up!

Dear Ibn’ers, 
On the 15th of November it is that time of the month again. Our monthly social drink at ´t Gat van Groningen will take place! This edition is under the motto “Hats up!”. Therefore, make sure to bring your favorite headgear to show off to your fellow Ibn’ers. As always, doors open at 22:00 and the Happy Hour lasts until 00:00. We are excited to see you and all your different pieces of headgear there!

SFE 1 - Lille

Dear Ibn'ers, 

Opening Career Weeks

Dear members,

In-House Tour: Brussels

Dear members,

Career Orientation Symposium

Dear Ibn'ers,

On Tuesday the 29th of November the Lecture Committee of Ibn Battuta will organize the second edition of the Career Orientation Symposium. During this event, you will learn the ins and outs about the basics within our work field during workshops and you’ll hear stories about everything that is possible during and right after your studies, from Master students of our own faculty! After an afternoon of interesting workshops and presentations we will end the day together with some drinks and snacks. You’ll even receive 2 LC points for attending this event!

This event will be for free and starts at 15.00 will end around 19.00, so make sure to register! We hope to see you on the 29th!

With kind regards,
The Lecture Committee

The event is full

Code of Conduct Input Sessions

Dear members, 

YER Workshop

On the 30th of November at 19.30, YER will give an interesting workshop on networking! Sign up below! Signing up for the event is possible until the 27th of November at 6 PM (this is also the deadline for unsubscribing from the event).

*POSTPONED* Student-Labs Publecture

*POSTPONED* Due to unforeseen circumstances the publecture is unfortunately cancelled. It will be rescheduled to a later date.

Christmas Market Oldenburg

Dear Ibn’ers, 

Sinterklaas Social Drink

Dear Ibn’ers, 

Missing Maps Mapathon

Dear Ibn’ers!


Dear members, 

VrijMiBo with Mundus

Dear Ibn'ers,

Christmas Gala

Dear Ibn’ers,

Brunch & Movie Afternoon

Dear Ibn'ers,

Wintersports Trip

Dear Ibn-ers,

Committee Market

Do you want to join a committee or want to get to know more about the committees Ibn Battuta has to offer? Drop by the committee market on Tuesday! Here you will have the opportunity to talk to (former) members of those committees and ask all the questions you may have. The market will take place in Duisenberg Plaza, on the ground floor of Duisenberg. See you all there!

January Social Drink

Dear Ibn‘ers, 
After a two weeks of Christmas break, we believe it’s time to see all your friends again. Therefore, on the 17th of January, the first Social Drink of the year 2023 will take place! This time there won’t be a theme, so just make sure to come by in whichever outfit you‘d like. The Social Drink will start at 22:00 and will, as always, take place at ‘t Gat van Groningen. See you there!

Coffee Dates

Dear Ibn’ers, 
Do you want to gain some more information about our Association, a certain committee, or a board year? Now is your chance. From now on you can schedule a coffee date with one of the board members in which you can ask all questions you might have. Through the form on the website, you can sign up and we will contact you to make an appointment. See you soon!

Tutor sessions Economic Geography

Dear members, 

The Association Olympics

It’s time for the first edition of the Association Olympics! This new event is a day filled with all kinds of sports. You will compete in teams against people from Ibn but also from our friends Clio, Sociëtas & VIP. The event will start at 12.30 and at 17.00 there will be some free drinks in the Sportsbar. After that, we will celebrate our new Olympic champions from 21.00 onwards in ‘t Gat van Groningen. You can sign up through this form for free! Here you can also mention who you want to be on a team with. Sign ups close on 30th of January. This is also the last time to sign off!

After Exam Drinks

Dear Ibn'ers, 
Join us and the Master Network FSS on the 6th of February at Poolcentrum Streetlife to celebrate the end of the exams with a nice game of pool and some drinks! The After Exam Drinks things will start at 20:00 and no sign ups are needed. See you there! 

NGPS 2023

On the 10th of February, the annual National Planning and Geography Symposium takes place in Wageningen. 

Bakesale for Türkiye and Syria

You probably have heard the news about the earthquakes on the border of the Syria and Turkiye. The victims need all the resources they can get, so every help is welcome. Therefore, MEN IN BEC and EGEA organise a bakesale to raise money for the victims via Giro555. Come to the Coffee Room on Tuesday, the 14th of February, from 9:30 onwards and pay the tikkie for a minimum of €1 to get a delicious pastry! 

Almanac reveal Social Drink

Dear Ibn’ers,
Are you excited to look back at last year’s activities, photos and memories?
Then make sure to attend the Almanac Reveal Social Drink on the 14th of February!
Here, the ExplorA’Cie will reveal what they have been working on for the past year: the 33rd edition of Ibn Battuta's Almanac!
We would like to ask you all to come dressed-up in white. The Social drink starts at 10pm, and will, as always, take place at ‘t Gat van Groningen. The reveal of the Almanac will be at 11pm, so make sure to be there by then!

STUDENT-labs Publecture

Thursday, February 16th at 8:00 PM it's time for the Pub Lecture!
During this evening, the importance of retaining talent in the North will be discussed and highlighted by three different speakers,  from a political, educational and commercial perspective. 
Are you curious about the speakers and what they have to say about brain drain in Groningen? Or would you like to engage in a conversation about how we can keep talent in the North? Then sign up now!

February GMA

Dear Ibn’ers,

Experts Around the Corner

Join the Le’Cie on the 23rd of February for the second edition of Experts Around the Corner! This time we have invited Member of Merit Peter Schotsman to talk about the discourses surrounding the Southern ring road. The lecture will take place in the Blauwe Zaal at 13.00 and includes a free lunch! 

Former Board Information Sessions

Dear members,

Planning Dynamics Activity "We are all Detroit"

Dear Ibn’ers, 

Galant Gala

Galant Gala is back! On the 2nd of March, we will gather once again to have a spectacular night! Put on your best outfit, shine as bright as the big city, and dance the night away with four hours of unlimited drinks! This year the Galant Gala has been graciously sponsored by Belsimpel!

Spatial Sciences Quiz

On the 7th of March, the annual Spatial Sciences Quiz will take place again!

BEC Running Dinner

Dear Ibn'ers,

On the 18th of March the BEC will depart on their excursion to Bulgaria and Türkiye! To already get used to some of the food, drinks, and customs Semper Excelsius and Men in BEC will organise a running dinner on March 14th.
The running dinner will be from 18:00-21:30. This will give you enough time to go to the BEC Toodle-loo drinks.
The dinner will cost just €12,-, food and drinks included.
You can sign off without any costs until the 13th of March 17:00.
We would love to see you at the dinner table!


Semper Excelsius & Men in BEC 

BEC Toodle-oo Social Drink

Dear Ibn'ers, 

Foreign Excursion (Bulgaria & Turkey)

Dear fellow travelers,

Master Network FSS - Beertasting

Dear Ibn'ers,

Join the Master Network FSS on the 23rd of March for a beer tasting at the Groningse Bierbrouwerij! For only €15,- you’ll get to taste 4 different kind of beers and learn all about it! Sign up now via their website. See you there 🍻

* POSTPONED* Kennismaking Workshop with Triode

--- This event is in Dutch ---

FYC Laser Tag

Dear Ibn’ers,
on the 30th of March the FYC would like to invite you to play Laser Tag at Target Groningen with them. We will start with our first game at 17:00 and afterwards you can stay for some drinks and snacks at your own expense. You can sign off without any cost until the 28th of March 17:00. The FYC is very excited to see you there!

Candidate Board Announcement Social Drink

Dear Ibn'ers, 

YER x Master Network Pitch and Putt

Dear Ibn'ers,

Dress up Cantus

Dear Ibn'ers,

Company visit: Dutch Boosting Group

Dear Ibn'ers,

Theme Party - Anything but clothes

Dear Ibn'ers,


From the 28th until the 30th of april, the 51st edition of the Batavierenrace will take place. In this relay race, teams of around 25 students will run from Nijmegen to Enschede, a total distance of 175 kilometer. Individual slots range from 3,6 to 10,7 kilometers. This year we will form a team with study association TeMa (technology management)!
After the race there will be a big party with almost 10.000 students. By signing up for this event, food and drinks will be arranged. We will sleep on a camping site and the weekend will only cost you 45 euros! You can sign off without costs before the 21st of April.
There are only 10 spots and it’s first come first serve!

-SubZero° Dropping

Dear Ibn’ers, 

Night of Sustainability

Dear Ibn'ers,

Beachvolleyball tournament with VIP

Dear Ibn’ers and members of VIP,

May Social Drink

Dear Ibn’ers, 
On the 9th of May it is once again time for our monthly Social Drink. To keep the sporty spirit of the day up, we would like to ask you to come dressed in some kind of sports shirt. As always the Social Drink will take place at our beloved ‘t Gat van Groningen and start at 22:00. The Happy Hour will last till midnight with beers being only €1,50. No sign up is needed! We are excited to welcome you there!

Committee Market

Do you want to become active within Ibn Battuta? Or are you already active member and want to join another committee? The Committee applications are open again! This time you can apply for:

Career Day FSS

Sign up for the Career Day FSS, our main career event! This is a great opportunity to get to know new companies and to learn more about companies you might already be familiar with. You can sign up here.

AT Osborne Business Course

---This Event is in Dutch---

Committee Applications Coffee Hour

Dear Ibn'ers,
Did you not have the chance to join our Committee Market today? Are you interested in applying for a committee but still have some questions? Then come join us in the Coffee Room next Tuesday (May 16th, 09:30-14:00) where we will host a Coffee Hour to answer all questions you might have regarding the Foreign Excursion Committee, Wintersports Committee and the Lecture Committee. Of course, also feel free to ask questions in any other way, by coming to the board room, sending an email or sliding into our DM's!
PS There will be snacks so make sure to come by!

Try-out Sports: Gaelic football

Dear Ibn’er, 

Short Foreign Excursion: Wrocław

Dear Ibn'ers,

Kandi activity: Living Stratego

Do you want to get to know the 62nd Candidate Board? Then come and join them on 23rd of May at 19.30 in the Zernike forest (you will receive the exact location beforehand) for a game of living Stratego! In this game your goal is to capture the flag of the other team… sounds easy right? Well come and find out! It might be more difficult then you think… 

BEC X Wintercom Chillings

Dear Ibn'ers,

After the wintersports trip to Alpe d'Huez and the BEC in Bulgaria and Türkiye, it is time to enjoy a nice activity together in our own home town. Therefore, Men in BEC and Up To Snow Good have come together to organise a lovely activity for you guys. Since the weather is getting better and the summer is approaching, it is time to go outside and enjoy an afternoon full of games and chillings.

On the 25th of May, we will go to Stadspark. Here you can relax and (hopefully) enjoy the sun while playing some nice games. We will meet at 14:00 and the event is free. Everyone can bring their own snacks and drinks! You can sign up now. We will hopefully see you there!

Day of Sustainability: Birds

Dear Ibn’ers, 

Zwemfest Preparty

Dear Ibn'ers,


Dear Ibn’ers,

Vonk Meet&Greet

-- This event is in Dutch --

Windsurfing Clinic & FYC BBQ

Dear Ibn'ers,
On the 31st of May, MagniFYC invites you to join a windsurfing clinic and the annual FYC BBQ. The clinic will be given by SurfAce, the windsurfing association of Groningen. Afterwards, there will be a BBQ hosted by the FYC. We will start at 14:00 at Hoornsemeer. We will send you an email with the exact location beforehand. There are only 40 spots, so make sure to sign up fast! The costs for both BBQ and the clinic will be around €18 and you are automatically enrolled for the BBQ if you join the windsurfing. Do you only want to join the BBQ? This is also possible! Just sign up for the BBQ separately on the website! You can sign off without any costs until the 28th of May, 15:00. MagniFYC is very excited to welcome you there! 


Dear Ibn'ers,
On the 31st of May, MagniFYC invites you to join the annual FYC BBQ after the windsurfing clinic! We will start at 18:00 at Hoornsemeer. You will receive an email with the exact location beforehand and the BBQ will be around €4. You can sign off without any costs until the 28th of May, 15:00. MagniFYC is very excited to welcome you there! 

Master Network FSS: After Exam Drink

Dear Ibn'ers,
Come and celebrate the end of the year with us at the rooftop bar of the Happy Traveler! On the 9th of June, you’re invited from 17.00 onwards to have a chat and a drink with your fellow students. And since we’re in a good summer mood, the first drinks are on the Master Network FSS… 🥂 so see you there!

Handover GMA

Dear Ibn’ers
On Tuesday, June the 20th the Handover GMA will take place!
During this GMA, the end of the Association Year 2022-2023 will be discussed. The 62nd Board will present their Secretarial- & Financial Year Report, and evaluate their policy. After that, the 62nd Candidate Board is hoping to be hammered in as the new Board of the Association!
The GMA will be held at Blokes. The doors will open at 6:30 PM and the GMA will start at 7:00 PM. There is no need to sign up.
We hope to see you there!

After GMA Social Drink

Dear Ibn’ers, 

Rock & G'Roll'oo weekend

Hello there fellow rockers!