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Facts and Figures
  • Founded in 1614
  • 11 faculties (1 in the Frisian capital of Leeuwarden)
  • 7,150 fte staff (including University Medical Center Groningen, UMCG) (25% international)
  • > 120 nationalities
  • > 140,000 alumni
  • 1,000 million EUR budget

Education

  • 34,000 students (28% international)
  • 9,400 international students
  • > 120 Master's degree programmes (mostly English-taught)
  • > 45 Bachelor's degree programmes (mostly English-taught)

Research*

  • 4,100 fte academic staff (43% international)
  • 545 full professors (25% international)
  • 4,700 PhD candidates (55% international)
  • 634 PhD theses
  • 8,500 research publications (dissertations not included)

Impact*

  • 4 thematic schools: energy, health, sustainability, ICT
  • 21 patent applications
  • 180 mln EUR contract research and teaching

Excellent prizes and grants (since 2015)

  • Nobel Prize for Ben Feringa
  • Spinoza Prizes for Pauline Kleingeld, Amina Helmi, Lodi Nauta, Bart van Wees, Cisca Wijmenga
  • Stevin Prize for Linda Steg
  • National: 25 Veni, Vidi and Vici Grants awarded in 2023
  • ERC Grants (European Research Council): 1 Advanced, 4 Consolidator, 4 Starting and 4 Synergy awarded in 2023

More information

* source: UG Annual Report 2023

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