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Incoming exchange students / Faculty of Economics and Business

About Groningen

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Groningen is an attractive destination! It has been awarded 'Best student city of the Netherlands' (numerous times), 'Best city centre', "Best Bike city' and 'Safest City in the Netherlands'. In 2007 a European Commission Survey ranked Groningen as number one in terms of most attractive city in which to live!

Groningen is unique and different: a colourful and compact city where everything is within easy walking/cycling distance. The city has an intimate, friendly and vibrant atmosphere with cinemas, restaurants, theatres, pubs, museums and pedestrian shopping streets. At any time, day or night, there is always something to do, see or hear in Groningen.

Groningen is the capital city of the provence of Groningen in the Netherlands. With a population of 200,000, it is by far the largest city in the north of the Netherlands. Groningen is a university city: every fifth person in Groningen is a student, which gives Groningen the highest student population density in the Netherlands! Besides being a student city, Groningen is also ahead in the areas of research, innovation and entrepreneurship: a city of talent.

Please find much more information about Groningen and the Netherlands here.

And please also make sure to check out GroningenLife! This website will inform you about Groningen from a student perspective and it's about things to do, nightlife, sports, blogs, pics/videos and much more.

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See more from Groningen? Links
Google Streetview FEB Zernike Building, Museum/ Central Station, Academic Building
Webcams in Groningen Academic Building , Vismarkt
Tourism in Groningen Click here
Nature and landscape Click here

Last modified:November 26, 2014 11:05