Last Year's Social Programme

Social Programme 2022

Date:  6th of June 2022
Time:  19:00 – 23:00
Where:  Café Hoppe

If you are already in Groningen on Monday, you can participate in the city tour we organise Monday evening. We will walk through the historic city centre of Groningen and show you the most beautiful and fun spots in the city. The tour will end at a local pub in the city centre, where the welcoming night will take place. At this pub, we will join a pub quiz together while enjoying a few drinks. It is a good opportunity for you to meet other participants, the ISCOMS Organising Committee and the First Year Crew! You are always welcome to join the welcoming night, regardless of your participation in the city tour. Please note that payment is only possible with PIN.

Date:  7th of June 2022
Time:  18:30 – 23:00
Where:  De Puddingfabriek

Most of you will arrive today. When you have registered for the pre-course, the evening social programme is included. During the day you can participate in the pre-course to improve your research skills. When the educational programme is finished, we will guide you to the location where the dance class will take place. On arrival, a buffet will be served and we will have dinner together. Afterwards, there is a salsa workshop. After the intensive day, you have the opportunity to blow off some steam and show everyone your dancing skills!


Date:  8th of June 2022
Time:  18:00 – 22:30
Where:  Grand Café De Drie Gezusters

We will start the evening by having dinner with the entire group. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to join the activity you chose. We will prepare different activities which you can choose. The activities you can choose from are: biking tour of Groningen, a yoga workshop, bowling, jeux the boule and a canal cruise! 

Please note: payment for the bowling activity is in cash! Payment for the other activities is only possible with PIN.

Date:  9th of June 2022
Time:  19:00 – 23:00
Where:  Der Aa-kerk

After the second congress day, we will have a formal dinner at one of the most prestigious places of Groningen: the historical ‘’Der Aa-Kerk’’. This church will be transformed into a fancy dining room with a capacity of 250 people! An outstanding three-course dinner will be served, among which you can choose between meat or vegetarian dishes. You will have the opportunity to get to know the other ISCOMS-participants and to meet some of the professors who will be present at the formal dinner. For an amazing appearance it would be great if you bring an elegant dress or your best suit. Bring some cash for the evening for drinks!

Date:  10th of June 2022
Time:  19:00 – 02:00
Where:  Huize Maas

After the last congress day and the closing ceremony, we will go to ‘Huize Maas’ where the World Wide ISCOMS Night will take place! We are going to start with a delicious buffet with a lot of different dishes, something tasty for everyone! Afterwards, the great party will begin. Make sure you will be there before 21:30. This night is all about the traditions of the different countries represented at ISCOMS. Dress up in traditional clothes and bring a traditional snack of your country. We would love to play music from your country. You can submit your favourite music on On this website, you can send your music to:! We kindly ask you to submit a top-5 of your favourite songs, instead of submitting entire albums. The DJ will take care of the rest and make sure you have an unforgettable night! One drink is included in the price. During the party, you will have the opportunity to buy more drinks.