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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

Prof. Lude Franke
Prof. Lude Franke

Franke is a statistical geneticist, working on analyzing data on the genetics of complex and autoimmune diseases (e.g. celiac disease). He has been awarded several grants to work on identifying molecular effects due to disease-causing mutations.

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