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Partners in the region

The RUG participates in close cooperation with other institutions for higher education in the region, with secondary education in the north of the Netherlands, with the local authorities and with industry:

City of Talent
The partnership between the University of Groningen, the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen Municipality, and Hanze University of Applied Sciences. Important themes are Energy and Healthy Ageing
Consortium for Valorization and Entrepreneurship (CVO)

The University of Groningen stimulates entrepreneurship in higher education, facilitates public-private partnerships and actively searches for innovative ideas. The University is cooperating in the Consortium for Valorization and Entrepreneurship (CVO), which provides support for a wide range of entrepreneurial and valorization activities.


EPI-kenniscentrum is een kennis- en praktijkcentrum op het gebied van aardbevingsbestendig bouwen. De missie van EPI-kenniscentrum is de inwoners van de provincie Groningen helpen in het herstellen van hun beschadigde woningen en ervoor zorgen dat zij bevingsveilig kunnen wonen.  

Groningen Convention Bureau

The Groningen Convention Bureau will show you the way for your next convention, conference, exhibition or business meeting ‘up north’ in the Netherlands.

The RUG meets regularly with five Northern universities of professional education. These institutions are the Hanze University Groningen, the Drenthe University of Professional Education, the Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, Stenden University and Van Hall Larenstein.
Noorderlink is a partnership between the largest employers in Groningen and Drenthe. The University of Groningen has played an important role in the development of Noorderlink.
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