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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.
May 30, 2016Resistance of catering industry to smoking ban not based on principle
Pub owners are not opposing the smoking ban on principle, as is often assumed, but for a number of different reasons. Opposition to the ban grew only when it turned out that enforcement...
May 30, 2016Extra rules needed to counter risks posed by ballast water
Peter Paul Stehouwer carried out research at the NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research into the effects of systems designed to kill unwanted organisms that ‘hitch a ride’...
May 26, 2016Results of the 2016 University Elections
The results of the 2016 elections for the student members of the University Council and Faculty Councils of the University of Groningen are in.