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Study in Groningen

Study 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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News

  • April 24, 2015Koninklijke Onderscheiding voor drie RUG-medewerkers

    Vrijdag 24 april 2015 worden drie personen op voordracht van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen koninklijk onderscheiden. De heer A. (Bert) Kamstra wordt benoemd tot Lid in de Orde van...

  • April 23, 2015Foreign employees resigned to being underpaid

    Foreign employees are unlikely to protest against underpayment. This is mainly because they are not formally organized. Furthermore, the collective labour agreements (CAOs) are far...

  • April 22, 2015Two ERC Advanced grants for biochemical research

    Professor Bert Poolman and Professor Siewert-Jan Marrink of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences have both been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant of 2,5 million euros. The...

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In Focus

Dr Dirk Bezemer
Dr Dirk Bezemer

Economist Dirk Bezemer conducts research on the causes and consequences of the financial crisis. He recently started writing a biweekly column in the Dutch magazine De Groene Amsterdammer.

Working with us

Floor Rink

The University of Groningen is a no-nonsense university that keeps its promises.

Floor Rink
Fanny Janssen

You are doing research that really engages with public debate.

Fanny Janssen
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