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Information for new employees

As an employer, we are always on the lookout for talented lecturers and researchers. We naturally realise that good support contributes to the realization of our ambitions.

We willingly invest in our people. We offer our staff good career perspectives, generous opportunities to develop personally and professionally, as well as attractive terms of employment. Has this tickled your curiosity? Take a look around on our website.

Are you interested in a job at the University of Groningen? Take a look at our vacancy site.

Perhaps we’ll soon be able to welcome you as a new member of staff!

Appointments, forms to be filled in by the new staff member:

Integrity (including additional activities)

  1. The codes of conduct, integrity codes and procedures set out by the Employer, as well as any future modified versions of them, apply to and form part of this employment contract. The codes of conduct and integrity codes can be consulted via
  2. In accordance with the stipulations of the sector regulations on additional activities, the Employee must report any additional activities to his/her manager in advance. Performing additional activities will be permitted if permission is granted by the Employee’s Faculty Board or service unit management. Further information and a report form can be found on the Additional activities webpage.
  3. The regulations (including regulations relating to terms of employment) set out by the Employer, as well as any future modified versions of them, apply to and form part of this employment contract. Further information on this matter can be found on the Terms of employment webpage.

Welcome! The introduction programme of the UG for newcomers
The Board of the University considers it important for newcomers to the University of Groningen to not only become acquainted with their direct working or learning environment but also to get to know the University as a whole. Therefore, four times per year, the University organizes a Welcome! meeting for new staff members and scholarship students in the form of an informal breakfast meeting during which a few presentations will be held including a word of welcome by the president of the Board of the University, professor Jouke de Vries.

Here you can find more information on the programme and how to register.

Brochure with important topics for you as a new employee: introduction for employees.

The UG offers Dual Career Support in order to assist partners of new academic staff in building a new social network and looking for employment, an internship, voluntary work or further study opportunities.

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