Within AEGEE-Groningen, there are several possibilities to become an active member. You can choose from the following local committees: Activity committee, Almanak committee, Cooking committee, Fit committee, Introduction committee, KEI-committee, PR-committee, and the Editorial Team. There are still some spots left in the different committees. Would you like more information about this? Send an email to

Next to that, we also have committees organizing trips outside Groningen and thereby welcoming other AEGEEans as well. These are the following ones: the Europe committee, and the Excursion committee.

Below you can find an overview of all committees and its members.

The Activity Committee

The Activity Committee organizes fun activities throughout the year, like a IKEA Bingo, a Family Day and the Gotcha Games!

The Activity committee of 2022-2023 consists of:

Chair: Jennifer Apell
Secretary: Yara Penning
Treasurer: Niek Esselink
PR-Responsible: Ann Smith
General Member: Ellen van Seventer

Email address:

The Almanac Committee

The Almanac Committee creates the yearbook for the members of AEGEE-Groningen. The yearbook contains articles summarizing all the great activities that took place the previous year at our association. Besides that, it also contains entertaining and funny pieces from members as well!

The Almanac committee of 2022-2023 consists of:

Chair: Shenza Gunput
Secretary: Vacant!
Treasurer: Lisanne Schaafsma
PR-Responsible: Isabel Seerden
FR-Responsible: Sophie Tijssen

Email address:

The Cooking Committee

As the way to the heart of an AEGEEan is through his/her stomach, the Cooking Committee was created a few years ago. The KookCie organizes six eating activities throughout the year, such as a Hangover Brunch, a New Year’s Dinner and a European Dinner.

The Cooking Committee of 2022-2023 consists of:

Chair: Madelief van der Hulst
Treasurer: Sem Boonstra
PR-Responsible: Maud Bos
General Member: Fleur Bekhuis
General Member: Hartog Horsch

Email address:

The Editorial Team

The Editorial Team takes care of the online magazine of AEGEE-Groningen, ‘De Gronoloog’, which can be found at The members of the editorial team write not only articles on interesting topics like Network Meetings and the various trips of AEGEE-Groningen, but also on discussions in the current political climate, recipes and the stories of members who study abroad.

The Editorial Team of 2022-2023 consists of:

Chair: Vacant!
Secretary: Vacant!
Treasurer: Vacant!
General Member: Vacant!

Email address:

The Europe Committee

The Europe Committee organizes a variety of activities with a common theme, Europe. These activities include; European evenings where members can get acquainted

with AEGEE-Europe and what it has to offer, three lectures and a workshop based on topics related to the current political climate in Europe. Furthermore, they organize other cultural activities as well!

The Europe committee of 2022-2023 consists of:

Chair: Vacant!
Secretary: Lara Günter
Treasurer: Jeffrey Schulman
PR-Responsible: Martijn Janssen
General Member: Barbara van Gils
General Member:
Hio Lam Vong
General Member: Milena Pintilie

Email address:

The Excursion Committee

The Excursion Committee organizes three excursions per year, usually to a city where an AEGEE-local is situated. One of the three trips is the introduction trip to Brussels or Straatsburg where the European Parliament is located. Various cities have been visited the past few years, such as London, Dublin, Brno, Venice, Alicante, Gdansk and Sofia. The committee always tries to contact AEGEE-members in the destination who could organize city tours or dinners in order to gain a more local perspective into the trip.

The Excursion committee of 2022-2023 consists of:

Chair: Ben Boersma
Secretary: Mieke Wiersma
Treasurer: Leora Gadžiramazanova
PR-Responsible: Pola Jaros
General Member: Jacob van der Meulen

Email address:

The Fit Committee

The Fit Committee takes care of AEGEE-Groningen participating in the Batavierenrace. They make sure we are all extremely fit by organizing joint training moments. Moreover, they also organise two other sports-related activities.

The Fit committee of 2022-2023 consists of:

Chair: Vacant!
Secretary: Thomas Mudde
Treasurer: Niels Visser
PR-Responsible: Enrico Stroet
General Member: Rutger Hol

Email address:

The Galant Gala Committee

Every year AEGEE organizes a Galant Gala, a beautiful ball, together with Clio, Ubbo Emmius, NEXUS, VIP, SOG, SIB, GSb and Teimun. A delegate from every association has a seat in this committee. This year Carla Matei  will be representing AEGEE in the Galant Gala committee.

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The Hitchhiking Committee

After a few years without any hitchhiking, the Hitchhike Committee has been brought back to life! The Hitchhiking committee organizes 3 hitchhiking competitions to another AEGEE-city per year. Twice a year it is to a city which can be reached in one day and during the other competition the couples can take two days to get to their destination. Previous years we have been to Prague, Bilbao, Lille, Dresden, Paris, Genova, Barcelona, Zagreb, Zielona Góra, Ljubljana and Budapest on hitchhiking competitions. Before every hitchhiking competition, the committee organizes a workshop during which they give tips and tricks on how to hitchhike.

The Introduction committee of 2022-2023 consists of:

Chair: Joris Cloosterman
Secretary: Sylvia Schinkel
Treasurer: Johan Schuringa
PR-Responsible: Annemijn Hermsen
General Member: Malte Sandmann

Email address: 

The Integration Night Committee

Every year AEGEE organizes an Integration Night together with SIB, ESN, Albertus Magnus, Vindicat and Dizkartes. This evening is meant to introduce Groningen, the student life and the participating associations to international and Groningen students. A delegate from every association has a seat in this committee. This year Kalle Aaltonen/(later:) Carla Matei will be representing AEGEE in the Integration Night committee.

The Introduction Committee

The Introduction committee organizes two introduction periods for first year members at AEGEE and students interested in AEGEE. During the longer introduction period in September and October, the committee organizes activities for 6 weeks. Introduction dinners are organized every week where the new members get acquainted with older members by having dinner together after which they visit the social drinks together. During those six weeks the committee organizes a fun activity every week such as a picknick, a sport afternoon, poolen and an awesome end party. Besides, the introduction committee  organizes the introduction camp to Schiermonikoog, where all members get to know each other much better. This committee also organizes the second small introduction period in February and March.

The Introduction committee of 2022-2023 consists of:

Chair: Lotta Vergragt
Secretary: Noah Leppilahti
Treasurer: Manan Shah
PR-Responsible: Esther Spil
FR-Responsible: Ana Resiga
General Member: Vacant!
General Member: Vacant!

Email address:

The KEI-Committee

The KEI-committee organizes all kinds of activities during the KEI-week in order to promote AEGEE-Groningen to first year students in Groningen. We are still looking for enthusiastic members who would like to join the KEI-committee. Do you want more information about this committee or are you interested in joining it? Send an email to:

The KEI-Committee of 2022-2023 consists of:

Chair: Maarten Voss
Secretary: Henrike Laing
Treasurer: Jari Ankringa
PR-Responsible: Sam Collins
FR-Responsible: Ragavan Paramajothy
General Member: Vacant!

Email address:


The Lustrum Committee

This year the Lustrum Committee will start with the preparation of the celebration of the 35th Dies Natalis of AEGEE-Groningen, which will take place on the 25th of October 2023. To celebrate the seventh lustrum there will be multiple activities organised by this committee, such as a gala, an end-party, and a few other activities that will be determined later in the year, all of which will take place in the next calendar year. They will also organise the Lustrum-trip that will take place then. Besides this, they will create a lustrum book that will be revealed after the lustrum. The lustrum theme reveal will take place in this calendar year.

The Lustrum Committee of 2022-2024 consists of:

Chair: Kirsten Broekema
Secretary: Romy Hakkers
Treasurer: Arjan Tilstra
PR-Responsible: Astrid Stulemeijer
FR-Responsible: Vacant!
General Member: Arend-Jan Tissing
General Member: Koa Draisma

The PR-Committee

The PR-Committee is responsible for organizing general promotional activities for AEGEE-Groningen throughout the year! These activities range from giving away free ice cream to organizing a nice interactive game in the city centre about AEGEE. Besides, they also design great promotional materials.

The PR-committee of 2022-2023 consists of:

Chair: Belinda Schaatsenberg
Secretary: Anjuli Granert
Treasurer: Olegs Iljins
PR-Responsible: Mariël Hamminga

Email address:



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