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Started in Groningen

Started in Groningen

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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

Veenstra, Prof. René
Veenstra, Prof. René

René Veenstra is wereldwijd leidend in onderzoek naar groepsprocessen bij schoolgaande kinderen en jongeren. Via longitudinale/dynamische netwerkanalyse is hij in staat om te achterhalen wat er speelt in een groep. Veenstra past zijn kennis toe bij het tegengaan van pesten. Zijn onderzoek beweegt zich op het snijvlak van sociologie, psychologie, sociale psychiatrie, criminologie en pedagogiek. Rene Veenstra ontving dit jaar een Vici-beurs en is genomineerd voor de Huisbregtsenprijs 2015.

Working with us

Fanny Janssen

You are doing research that really engages with public debate.

Fanny Janssen
Floor Rink

The University of Groningen is a no-nonsense university that keeps its promises.

Floor Rink
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
Tjalling Halbertsma

‘The University of Groningen is ambitious’

Tjalling Halbertsma