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General Administrative and Legal Affairs (ABJZ)

General Administrative and Legal Affairs (Dutch abbreviation ABJZ ) engages in processing general administrative matters and legal issues, including:

  • advising boards on governance organizations, such as control of management, conflict resolution, organizational changes and appointments
  • guiding the implementation of education legislation such as the Law on Higher Education and Scientific Research Act (WHW) and other laws and regulations relevant to the University of Groningen
  • providing support in drafting rules and regulations, including administrative and management regulations, faculty and examination regulations
  • designing arrangements, such as the Data Protection Regulations and the Conditions archive
  • handling of appeals and objections
  • the preparation and conduct of all legal and judicial procedures of the university
  • dealing with matters of private law, such as drafting or reviewing contracts with third parties
  • dealing with matters concerning contract research
  • Overview of rules and regulations at the RUG

NB: ABJZ is not for students. Students have to go to their student advisor, exam committee of programme committee. Always go to your student advisor first!

Postal address Visiting address

Department of Administrative and Legal Affairs
PO Box 72
9700 AB Groningen

Department of Administrative and Legal Affairs
Oude Boteringestraat 44
9712 GL Groningen

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Email: abjz

Tel. +31 50 363 5440

Last modified:16 June 2020 10.38 a.m.
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