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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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  • November 26, 2015Universiteitsraad positief over plan voor Campus Fryslân

    De Universiteitsraad heeft op donderdag 26 november met de grootst mogelijke meerderheid positief geadviseerd aan het College van Bestuur over het ontwikkelen van een universitaire...

  • November 24, 2015The anatomy of flower colours

    You would be forgiven for thinking that biologists know all there is to know about flower colours. However, they are still in the dark about how the various colours are formed. To...

  • November 24, 2015New technique measures leaks in underground CO 2 storage sites

    University of Groningen PhD student Charlotte van Leeuwen has developed a technique for measuring carbon dioxide (CO2) leaks from underground storage sites. This is important for...

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Prof. Laura Spierdijk
Prof. Laura Spierdijk

Rosalind Franklin Fellow Laura Spierdijk successfully completed the faculty’s tenure track and was recently appointed Professor of Econometrics of Pensions, Insurance and Finance.

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