The 14th Summer Course Glycosciences will take place in Groningen, June 12-16, 2016. This broad course in glycosciences combines general introductions in the field of carbohydrates and glycoproteins with in-depth parallel sessions. This gives participants the opportunity to focus on specific interests without losing a broad education. Prior to the start of the summer course detailed hand-outs will be available. All lecturers will be present for further discussion with participants. The programme is set up in such a way that about 20 t0 25 % of the time is for discussions with experts and participants.