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Key figures

Facts and Figures
  • Founded in 1614
  • 11 faculties
  • 6,100 fte staff (including University Medical Center Groningen, UMCG)
  • More than 120 nationalities
  • 130,000 alumni
  • 800 million EUR budget
  • 16 patent applications in 2018

Education

  • 31,000 students (1 October 2018)
  • 7,000 international students (1 October 2018)
  • > 100 Master's degree programmes and specializations, of which > 90 taught in English
  • > 50 Bachelor's degree programmes, of which 36 taught in English

Research

  • 3,400 fte academic staff (2018)
  • One third of our academic staff is international
  • 330 full professors (2018)
  • 2,200 PhD candidates (2018)
  • 500 PhD theses in 2018
  • 9,000 research publications in 2018
  • 144 mln EUR contract research (2018)

Prizes and grants

  • Nobel Prize for Prof. Ben Feringa
  • Spinoza Prize for Prof. Amina Helmi, Prof. Lodi Nauta, Prof. Bart van Wees, Prof. Cisca Wijmenga, and Prof. Theunis Piersma
  • 12 Veni Grants, 9 Vidi Grants and 4 Vici Grants awarded in 2018
  • 4 ERC Starting Grants, 2 ERC Consolidator Grants and 1 ERC Advanced Grant awarded in 2018

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