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Opening Academic Year

Opening Academic Year

31 August 4 - 5.30 p.m.

Why Groningen?

  • Top-quality teaching
  • Pioneering research
  • Vibrant student city

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About the University

Innovative, research-driven and rooted in the number-one knowledge hub of the Northern Netherlands, the University of Groningen is an internationally oriented university with 30,000 students. Quality has been our top priority for over four hundred years, and with great success: the University is currently in or around the top 100 in several influential ranking lists.

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In Focus

Dr Maarten Loonen
Dr Maarten Loonen

Loonen has been leading the largest Dutch polar expedition in history, to the east side of Spitsbergen, in August 2015. He is the driving force behind this large-scale project.

Working with us

Tjalling Halbertsma

The University of Groningen is ambitious

Tjalling Halbertsma
Fanny Janssen

You are doing research that really engages with public debate.

Fanny Janssen
Diederik Roest

Everyone contributes from their own discipline and that’s very special.

Diederik Roest
Oliver Tucha

As soon as I arrived in Groningen, I immediately fell in love with the city and the people. It just felt right.

Oliver Tucha