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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.
September 03, 2015Launch of the feasibility study ‘Measuring and Comparing Achievements of Learning Outcomes in Higher Education in Europe’ (CALOHEE)
A new EU funded project, called CALOHEE, will develop the infrastructure that will eventually make it possible to test bachelor and master students’ performance Europe-wide across...
September 02, 2015African rice farmers suffer hunger because of Dutch dairy industry
Black-tailed godwits migrating from the Netherlands back to Africa after the breeding season are arriving there increasingly early. This causes huge problems for African rice farmers...
August 31, 2015Expedition members back in The Netherlands
The members of the largest ever Dutch polar expedition , to the eastern side of Spitsbergen, have returned to the Netherlands. They were received on Friday, while still on Spitsbergen,...
The University of Groningen is ambitiousTjalling Halbertsma
You are doing research that really engages with public debate.Fanny Janssen
Everyone contributes from their own discipline and that’s very special.Diederik Roest
As soon as I arrived in Groningen, I immediately fell in love with the city and the people. It just felt right.Oliver Tucha