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Key figures

Facts and Figures
  • Founded in 1614
  • 11 faculties
  • 5,800 fte staff (including University Medical Center Groningen, UMCG)
  • More than 120 nationalities
  • 125,000 alumni
  • 800 million EUR budget
  • 19 patent applications in 2017

Education

  • 30,000 students (1 September 2017)
  • 6,000 international students (1 September 2017)
  • >100 Master's degree programmes and specializations, of which >90 taught in English
  • 48 Bachelor's degree programmes, of which 33 taught in English

Research

  • 3,500 fte academic staff
  • One third of our academic staff is international
  • 300 full professors
  • 2,200 PhD candidates
  • 500 PhD theses in 2017
  • 6,000 research publications in 2017
  • 165 mln EUR contract research

Prizes and grants

  • Nobel Prize for Prof. Ben Feringa
  • Spinoza Prize for Prof. Lodi Nauta, Prof. Bart van Wees, Prof. Cisca Wijmenga, and Prof. Theunis Piersma
  • 16 Veni Grants, 6 Vidi Grants and 4 Vici Grants awarded in 2017
  • 5 ERC Starting Grants, 3 ERC Consolidator Grants and 2 ERC Advanced Grants awarded in 2017

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