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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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  • February 12, 2016Large Vici grant for Bernard Nijstad

    Prof. Bernard Nijstad has been awarded a Vici grant by the NWO worth € 1.5 m, to be spent over the next five years on conducting research and establishing a research group. A Vici...

  • February 11, 2016Bijna 2 miljoen euro subsidie voor nieuw datacentrum ruimtesonde Euclid

    Prof.dr. Edwin Valentijn van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen en zijn collega prof.dr. Koen Kuijken van de Universiteit Leiden ontvangen 1.985.000 euro subsidie van de Nederlandse Organisatie...

  • February 11, 2016Definitive list of first programmes at Yantai

    After consulting with the Deans of the University of Groningen, the Board of the University has approved a definitive list of the first degree programmes to be offered in Yantai...

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