Information for South African students
The University of Groningen has a long history of welcoming students from all over the world. Of 33,500 students, nearly 9,000 are international, coming from 120 different countries. That contributes to a real international experience. makes Groningen a truly international study city.
Our South African students are studying a variety of Bachelor's and Master's programmes spread across our 11 faculties . Popular subject areas are Arts and Humanities , Economics and Business , Psychology , Science and Engineering , Medicine , Law , University College Groningen and Campus Fryslân .
The absence of a language barrier, a vibrant, safe student city, easy access to programmes combined with a low cost of living and tuition fees have proved to be an attractive option for South African students.
Why choose Groningen?
- Top 100 university, est 1614
- Over 180 degrees in English
- Young, lively and dynamic student city - over 25% of the population are students
- Focused 4-block system offered in 2 semesters
- Excellent student facilities such career and support services, sports centres, libraries
- Wide selection of programmes