About Studium Generale

Studium Generale

he Studium Generale office has the task of promoting the social, intellectual and cultural interests of students. Together with students, SG organizes lectures, discussions, concerts, exhibitions, excursions, theater and film performances and workshops for students. SG also has the task of strengthening the cultural role of the university in the city and the region, and of supporting and promoting student amateur art.

Where is Studium Generale?

The majority of the SG programs take place at the following locations:
 

  • The Blauwe Zaal in the Auditorium (lectures and debates)
  • The Gaslab (theater performances, concerts, country evenings and workshops)
  • The Zwarte Doos film hall (films and filmplus)
  • Beeldbank, in the hall of the Main Building (art library for employees)
  • Etalage video gallery, De Beeldbank, in the hall of the Main Building (short films)
  • The hall of the Main Building (exhibitions)
  • occasionally also Kennispoort

Polare bookshop, Nieuwe Emmasingel 44, Eindhoven (science cafés)


Managing committee

The Studium Generale managing committee is responsible for the SG program policy. The committee members are prof.dr. Bert Meijer, prof.dr.ir. Anthonie Meijers, drs. S.H. van Gent, prof.dr.ir. Maarten Steinbuch, dr. Lucas Asselbergs (secretary), Jasper Hoeksema and Fiona Jongejans (student members).


Program committees

Building contacts – making friends – giving presentations – broadening your outlook – booking bands – working on your CV – organizing a festival – going on-stage – developing yourself?

Studium Generale is looking for people to take part actively on the following committees: Lectures, Exhibitions, Theater, Evaluation, Image bank, Doctoral candidates advisory group and Philosophy

Studying means more than studying alone?

If you’re interested, please make an appointment or visit the Studium Generale office, room 2.02, Auditorium, tel. 2474900, or send an e-mail to studium.generale@tue.nl.
The office is open from Monday to Thursday from 09.00 to 17.00 hours.

Committee members
Film: Alke vd Berg, Mirthe Buijs, Jos Oudenhoven, Olga Peek, Matthijs Kwak, Pieter Verduin, Jonathan Wanders, Rik Wiertz and Corine Bolwerk

Theater: Maaike van Agt, Hanneke Bax, Eefje Nijssen and Corine Bolwerk

Philosophy: Pim Lemmens, Damiën Aussems, Kevin Pfeil, Robin van der Sligte, Justus van de Sande, Marcel Moreaux, Jeroen Geurts, Evert de Kocken and Rozemarijn Schalkx

Music: Eva Cuijten, Willem Doreleijers, Rik Frankfort, Beerd Gieteling, Alexandro Janga, Frans van Gastel, Vincent Joanknecht, Timo Bleeker, Remon Kappen and David Ernst

Education Cafe: The committee is comprised of students who are committed to good education and want to stimulate the debate about this subject at the TU/e . Currently the committee consists of representatives of PF and Groep-één and a variety of student organizations. Contact:  Gijs van de Sande (SG).

Exhibitions: Brian Derksen, Anna Houwen, Marieke Kruithof, Lucas Asselbergs


Studia Generalia at other universities in the Netherlands
All universities in the Netherlands and an increasing number of higher professional education institutes have a Studium Generale. Although the scale and scope of their programs often differ greatly, all these Studia Generalia have the same mission.
Almost all Studia Generalia publish their programs on Internet. For an overview, visit Studium Generale Nederland