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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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  • October 24, 2016New: I Shop!

    The University of Groningen, in association with Ricoh, is opening an I Shop in the heart of the academic district. Students, staff and visitors can come to the I Shop for career...

  • October 21, 2016University of Groningen strengthens technological profile with new centre

    For decades, the UG has been the only generalist research university in the Netherlands to offer degree programmes that result in a vocational engineering qualification (ir.).

  • October 20, 2016Mathematical model could help judges marshal their thoughts

    Different types of evidence often pass the review during a court case. But how do judges balance ‘hard’ data, for example the chances that the DNA trace comes from the suspect, against...

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