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Code of good governance for universities

Dutch universities consider it extremely important that governance be transparent and accountable. To this end they have composed and signed their own ‘Code of good governance for universities’. This code was first compiled in 2006 and modified on 10 May 2017.

Main features of the administrative organization

The University of Groningen consists of ten Faculties, the University Library, the Center for Information Technology, the University Centre for Learning & Teaching, the Kernfysisch Versneller Instituut, the Museum and a number of supporting services, organized within the University Services.

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Membership of the Board of the University

The Board of the University is the University’s central governing body. Its members are appointed by the Supervisory Board and are supported by the Office of the University.

Supervisory Board

The University Supervisory Board is responsible for the supervision of the Board of the University and the management of the entire University. The Supervisory Board’s responsibilities include: approval of the institutional plan, budget and administrative regulations, and the annual report.

Annual reports


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