Welcome to Faculty Association Ibn Battuta

If you are a member of Ibn Battuta, you can receive a discount of 10% on Dutch books and 15% on international books. When you order books you need to have an account for our webshop. When the website asks to register or to log in, you can't do this with your Ibn Battuta account, but you need to create a new account. 


If you are going to study at the Faculty of the Spatial Sciences next year and you want to start your first year the right way, this is the best way to do so! Our Projectgroup Ameland organizes the Introduction Weekend on Ameland from the 6th of September until the 8th of September. They will make sure that there will be a weekend full of fun. During this weekend there is plenty of time to get to know your fellow students and our Association.

The costs for this weekend will be around €70, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, a boat ticket to Ameland and bike rent. This also includes the contribution of a membership of Ibn Battuta, which is €14 per year. Make sure to start your year the right way, and join the Introduction Weekend! Sign up quick, spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first- served basis.

Have you started your studies at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences this year? Then Ibn Battuta can be of great support during your studies! Ibn Battuta is the Faculty Association of Spatial Sciences, which means that all students at the Faculty can become a member. If you are curious what Ibn Battuta is, what it does and what it can mean for you, check out this page! There, you can find out that Ibn Battuta offers a discount on the books needed at our Faculty and that it organizes a lot of fun activities which you can join and enjoy!

For more information on Ibn Battuta, you can check out the rest of the website! Of course, if you still have questions left, just contact the board! You can send an e-mail to board@ibnbattuta.nl! For other ways of contact click here.

Already enjoying this year? Be sure to make your time studying in Groningen a great time and join Ibn Battuta! You can become a member here and enjoy all the benefits that Ibn Battuta has to offer!

Are you living in Groningen and do you have a spare room in your house? Or are you looking for a room? On this page, you can find what you are looking for! The advertisements contain contact information of the owner. If you would like to advertize a spare room or place a request as well, make sure to contact us via board@ibnbattuta.nl

Buddy System 

 Are you a new in Groningen and do you want to have a person who helps you to get along in Groningen? Our Buddy System is there to help you with this. The one-to-one contact can help to guide you in practicalities and social matters that can be challenging as a new student in Groningen. For example, going out and getting to know the Dutch culture and habits or other social matters. Buddies can also help you with practicalities such as public transport. If you are interested and want to make use of this system or do you want more information about it, come by the Board Room or send us a mail.