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Why join Lugus?

Are you going to study Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Groningen?

TBV Lugus is the study association of Industrial Engineering and Management students at the University of Groningen which has about 700 members for whom various activities are organized. Since 2002, we have created a dynamic community in which your study endeavours as well as personal growth and social needs are key topics.

Within the study association a hard working mentality prevails, in which all its students like to participate in organizing high-end activities of all sorts. These are activities that will boost the soft skills and network of you and your study companions, and will bring your career to the next level.

TBV Lugus is a genuine study association ran by students and for students. One in which equality and cooperative thinking of solutions, which are the main characteristics of the study IEM, are expressed.

Why become a member?

Study association TBV Lugus organizes, several fun, lively and interesting activities during the academic year. In addition, we focus on guiding students in completing their study. Especially since the advent of the BSA, it has been revealed that this assistance is not only very much appreciated, but to many students really necessary. Lugus hires student teachers in order to give additional support tutorials and an extensive range of practice exams, summaries made by student teachers and training material.

Lugus also has its own members-only room located in the Nijenborgh building. Here, members can relax, socialize, buy cheap snacks and drinks and enjoy the unlimited free coffee. This room is also where you can find the board of the association. You can ask them anything related to either the study or the study association.

Lastly, the association organizes a book sale each semester, in which the books are significantly lower priced compared to the original price. You can order all your books on our website and pay using iDEAL or with a debit card. Your books will usually be send to your home adress withing 2 working days. 

All activities, study support material, free coffee and the book sale are exclusively accesible for members of TBV Lugus only. Being a member also gives you the opportunity to meet your fellow students at socials, parties and the Lugus Lounge of course. 

What does it cost, and how do I join?

Becoming a member of TBV Lugus costs €15,-, which you pay at the beginning of your study time. This makes you a member of Lugus as long as you’re a student of Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Groningen. The membership fee is exceeded by the discount on your books, which makes joining Lugus practically free of charge! 

If you want to join, you can click here. If you have any questions or trouble signing up, you can send an email to

Get a quick overview of what Lugus embodies in this Lugus Infographic