“The Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome (KNIR) is a center of expertise in the humanities with a strong profile of interdisciplinary research and teaching. The largest and oldest Dutch academic institution abroad, the KNIR upholds a longstanding tradition of international exchange, acting as a liaison between Dutch universities and academic institutions in Italy. The KNIR organizes courses for outstanding students and offers residence and scholarships to both beginning and advanced researchers in a variety of disciplines. With its specialized library and dynamic program of academic conferences and cultural events, the KNIR is the Dutch gateway to the Eternal City.” – Royal Netherlands Institute of Rome. Would you like to do a seminar in Rome, or stay at the KNIR for your (thesis) research? You are more than welcome! Please do submit your application before the set deadlines. Take a look at the website (www.knir.it) to learn more about the possibilities for seminars and research. The KNIR has twelve ambassadors: BA, MA and PhD students who can help you out with your application and provide you all the necessary information. Lotte van ter Toolen and Iris Blok are the KNIR ambassadors for the University of Groningen. Should you have any questions, feel free to write them an e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org!