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Open days and introduction

Open Day

For prospective students who would like to learn more about bachelor programmes of the University of Groningen

Which study programme best fits your interests and plans for the future? What city would you like to live in for at least four years? Which Master programme can you follow after the Bachelor of your choice? And what career opportunities would you have after completing the programme? The Open day of the University of Groningen can help you get answers to these questions.  


30 January 2015

11 April 2015

6 November 2015

9.00 - 17.15Several locations in Groningen

For whom is the Open day intended?

The Open Day is meant for prospective students who to a large extent know what kind of study programme they want to do, and who would like to receive more specific information on one or more programmes. The presentations will take place at various locations. Students will therefore be able to visit a total of four different programmes.

Registration is required

Registration for the next Open day is possible from 1 January 2015 onwards. Put together your personal programme, after your registration you will receive entry tickets by e-mail. See the map in the registration module and plan your route in advance. Keep in mind that you might have to travel between locations.

Time schedule and programme of the Open day

All Bachelor programmes will be presented to the students during the Open day. The day is divided into four time periods: 9.00-10.30, 11.15-12.45, 13.30-15.00 and 15.45-17.15. Most programmes will give presentations on their programmes in two or three of these time frames. Provided that there is enough space, all information events will take place in the buildings where the programmes are located. You will receive information about the study programme. You can attend trial lectures and speak to teachers and students. And of course, you can meet people to whom you might be sitting next to in class in the future. Inbetween the time periods, there is enough time to travel to the next location or visit an information fair.

Other activities at the Open day

General information fairs

During the Open day you can visit general information fairs on two locations. Here you will find booths providing information on housing, study finances, study guidance, the introduction period, sports, culture and student associations. The information fairs are freely accessible, so if you have some time in between the sessions, don't hesitate to check it out. Locations: Academy building, rooms A5 and A6, and Zernike Campus, Duisenberg building, Student Plaza.

Information fairs on Bachelor programmes

All Bachelor programmes also host an information fair where you can talk to study advisors, students and teachers to collect course specific information.

Open hour study counselors

Would you like to have a quiet moment with a study counselor to discuss your study choice, money issues, studying with a disability or other private matters? You can pay them a visit between 10.00-16.00 in the Academy building, room A9, or at the Zernike Campus, Duisenberg building, Ski Goggles (room 5412.0017), next to the Student Plaza.

Open house Honours College

The University of Groningen Honours College is there to enourage and facilitate excellence in highly motivated students. It is located in the tower of the Academy building (A11) and you're more than welcome to stop by between 10.30-14.30. Honours students will be present to answer any questions you might have.

City walks

Explore Groningen's city center in 45 minutes with current students. The number of people that can join is limited so please register for this.

More information

In case you have any questions or if you would like to receive more information, please contact the University of Groningen, Communication Office, tel. +31 50 363 9011, e-mail:

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