About the association
T.F.V. ‘Professor Francken’ is the study association for Engineering Physics, connected to the University of Groningen. It is named after Groningen’s first professor of Applied Physics and is for students and staff of the applied physics departments.
It has over 900 members and organizes, among other, field trips in the Netherlands, an annual symposium and a foreign excursion. Various activities, including the introductory activities for first-year students and the Beta Business Days (a career event for science students), are organised in partnership with sister associations. Membership is a must for physics students with a technical orientation.
The latest Francken Vrij
Francken Vrij is the popular science magazine of the Technisch Fysische Vereniging ‘Professor Francken’ and is distributed to its members, sponsors and other interested parties. The magazine has a different theme every edition that in some way has a connection to applied physics, and generally might contain the following:
- A scientific article from one of the research groups
- A theoretical view of something pertaining to the theme
- The story of a member that did an internship or has started working
- A challenging puzzle
Below you can download the latest edition of the Francken Vrij, or go to the archive including all published Francken Vrij magazines.Download latest edition Go to the archive
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