International Alumni Ambassadors 2012-2013
Meet and feel free to contact our second batch of International ambassadors. Coming from about 30 countries, these recent alumni have been trained to represent their alma mater and are enthusiastic to share their unique student experiences. Check out their profiles below and feel free to email them with any questions you may have about studying here and alumni activities in their countries.
You can get in touch by:
- Contacting the ambassadors via the studymentors-platform: www.studymentors.eu. Make a quick profile, search for University of Groningen members, select your mentor and ask away directly.
- Sending a request to the International Alumni Office
"Before coming to Groningen I talked to few friends who were studying here and they strongly recommended the University and the atmosphere in the city. Furthermore the Talent Grant I received was another motivator."
"The highlight of my program was the semester abroad. Studying in Hong Kong was the greatest experience of my life. During those 5 months in Asia I managed to gain professional experience and learned a lot about myself."
"A colleague once asked us to describe Groningen in one word, I replied to her ‘comfortable’. Groningen is a little bit far from noisy big cities, so this provides Groningen with a quiet academic learning atmosphere."
Its existing curricula allows you to improve your research skills along the seminars, while it also helps you develop your working skills during the internship phase. All in all, the IRIO Master’s degree is highly fulfilling.
"I was guided by well prepared, demanding and inspiring professors, had access to up-to-date resources and a healthy studying atmosphere."
"I can't stop being amazed when beggars speak better English than I."
"My LLM Program in International and Comparative Private Law is unique with a rare combination of topics."
"I developed a lot of skills in doing research in the discipline of education, this helped me not to repeat ideas but to construct new ideas through conducting research in field of Education."
"Biking in fresh-clean air is what I miss the most since returning home."
"What I liked most about my program was the smaller class size (we were 8 in the first year, 5 in the second) and the focus of the teaching…"
"I loved the master programmes offered by the Business Faculty. The RUG was very fast in responding to my application and the overall admissions process was very smooth and fast, compared to other universities I had applied to."
"The professors and lecturers were experts in their field, furthermore they were easily accessible which supported the whole studying experience."
"Having lived for the last four years abroad in seven different countries enabled me to see much of the world, but at the end I have very positive and fond memories of Groningen."
"The dedicated and efficient professors, who are always helpful and encouraging are what I liked most about student life here."
"The courses are offered by highly qualified and dedicated staff who are always abreast with global challenges and innovations in education."
"All the faculties as well as the UMCG are very well equipped and have high quality professors, who are willing to help with anything that we need."
"I do not only get a formalized knowledge, but also benefit from a larger network after graduating."
"It was my dream to enroll in a Master project in a reputed university and University of Groningen is one of the best universities for Neuroscience in Europe."
"It is a good academic and research center where theory and practice meet, there is only a thin boundary between the teachers and the students."
"Studying law in my country is much more plain, lectures are only about listening to teachers, copying and memorizing but in Groningen interactive methods are more important."