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Facts and Figures
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  • Founded in 1614
  • 11 faculties
  • 5,900 fte staff (UMCG incl.)
  • More than 120 nationalities currently study or work at the University
  • 120,000 alumni
  • 800 mln budget
  • 22 patent applications in 2016

Education

  • 30,000 students (1 September 2017)
  • 6,000 international students (1 September 2017)
  • 167 Master's degree programmes and specializations, of which 126 taught in English
  • 48 Bachelor's degree programmes, of which 29 taught in English

Research

  • 3,000 fte academic staff
  • a third of the academic staff is international
  • 400 professors, of which 100 female professors
  • 2,000 PhD's
  • 500 promotions in 2016
  • 6,000 research publications
  • 160 mln euro contract research

Prizes and grants awarded in 2016

  • Nobel Prize for Prof. Ben Feringa
  • Spinoza Prize for Prof. Lodi Nauta, Prof. Bart van Wees, and Prof. Cisca Wijmenga
  • 9 Veni Grants, 9 Vidi Grants and 2 Vici Grants
  • 4 ERC Starting Grants, 1 ERC Consolidator Grant en 2 ERC Advanced Grants

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