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Double degree masters

The University of Groningen has joined forces with strategic international partner universities worldwide to offer joint programmes enabling students to study in different countries and learn about different societies. Upon successful completion of a joint programme, students receive an additional certificate and in some cases a degree from both universities.

Double/dual/joint Master's degree programmes

Name of programme Information
Advanced International Business Management and Marketing Double degree programme in cooperation with Newcastle University Business School, UK. Students spend one semester in Groningen, one semester in Newcastle and one semester writing their thesis.
Strategic Marketing Intelligence Double degree programme in cooperation with BI Norwegian School of Management, Norway. Students spend two semesters in Oslo, and two semesters in Groningen.
Marketing & Finance Double degree programme in cooperation with Münster University, Germany. Students spend two semesters in Groningen, and two semesters in Münster.
Water technology

Joint multidisciplinary programme, co-ordinated by the Wetsus Academy, in which the following universities participate: University of Groningen, Wageningen University, and University of Twente.

China and the World Economy Double Degree Master ‘China and the World Economy’ with the Fudan School of Economics. This is a 120 EC (4-semester) programme involving (year 1) the MSc IE&B, MSc Economics and MSc IB&M (FEB), and (year 2) the Master of Economics in Applied Economics (Fudan). The Shanghai curriculum includes English-taught modules from the Applied Economics track, the DDM in Chinese Economy, HSBC Seminar courses and Overseas Lecturers’ Short Courses.
Economics and Economic Analysis This double degree programme with Universidad de Chile in Santiago is for students who want to broaden their view on important economic topics by bringing in a comparative perspective.
Finance & Risk Management This double degree programme is the analytically focused ARACIS accredited master programme of Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi (UAIC) and University of Groningen (RUG). FRM is designed for ready minds seeking a high-quality professional training for their global career in finance and risk management.
Environmental and Infrastructure Planning
  • Programme Development Planning and Infrastructure Management in cooperation with the Institut Teknologi Bandung in Indonesia. Part of the programme is organized in Groningen, the other part in Bandung.
  • Programme Water and Coastal Management in cooperation with the University of Oldenburg, Germany. Students spend the first year of the programme in Oldenburg, the second year in Groningen.
International Financial Management Double degree programme in cooperation with Uppsala University, Sweden. Students spend one semester in Uppsala, one semester in Groningen and one semester writing their thesis in Groningen and/or Uppsala.
International  Development Economics Double degree IE&B (Development Economics) specialisation in cooperation with Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany. Students spend two semesters in Göttingen and two semesters in Groningen.
Central-East European Economies Double degree IE&B (Central-East European Economies) specialisation in cooperation with Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary. Students spend two semesters in Budapest and two semesters in Groningen.
Economic Development and Growth The MEDEG programme is offered by a consortium of the University of Groningen (The Netherlands), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain) and Lund University (Sweden). Candidates study the first year either in Groningen or Madrid. In the second year all students move to Sweden to specialise in development and growth issues at Lund University School of Economics and Management.
Operations Management Dual Degree Master in Operations Management with Newcastle University Business School (NUBS). This is a 90 EC (3-semester) programme involving the FEB MSc Technology and Operations Management and the NUBS Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management;
Social Demography The International Master in Social Demography is a Double Degree Program offered jointly by the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) of Barcelona, in Spain, and the Faculty of Spatial Sciences of the University of Groningen (RUG), in the Netherlands.
International Humanitarian Action (NOHA) International Joint Degree programme. It is offered by the Faculty of Arts in cooperation with Aix-Marseille Université, Københavns Universitet, L-Università ta' Malta, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Universidad de Deusto, University College Dublin, Università di Pavia, Université Catholique de Louvain, Uniwersytet Warszawski, Uppsala universitet, Vilniaus universitetas
Biomedical Engineering A European Master in Biomedical Engineering: A joint project between the University of Groningen and five other European universities. Students will start the programme at one of these universities and will spend at least one year at a partner university.
Evolutionary Biology
The European Master in Evolutionary Biology (MEME) is a two-year research-oriented Master's programme for talented and motivated students who are interested in understanding all facets of evolution. Students may follow courses at four European universities (University of Groningen, The Netherlands; Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany; Uppsala University, Sweden; University of Montpellier, France) and Harvard University (USA) as an associated partner.
North Sea Energy Law Programme

The Universities of Groningen (the Netherlands), Oslo (Norway), Aberdeen (United Kingdom) and Copenhagen (Denmark), offer an advanced curriculum on energy law, from wellhead to burner tip. The two-year accredited joint degree programme is an LLM, designed and structured specifically for legal professionals in the energy sector and runs between September 2016 and August 2018.

Overview of Erasmus Mundus programmes

Name of programme Cooperating institutions
Euroculture(joint-degree) In cooperation with 7 Euroculture consortium universities in Europe: University of Deusto (Spain), Palacky University Olomouc (Czech Republic), Georg-August University Göttingen (Germany), Jagiellonian University Krakow (Poland), University of Strasbourg (France), University of Udine (Italy) and Uppsala University (Sweden).
International Master in Innovative Medicine(IMIM) In cooperation with Uppsala University (Sweden) and Heidelberg University (Germany).
Language and Communication Technologies(LTC) In cooperation with: Saarland University (Germany, coordinating institution), Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Italy), University of Malta (Malta), University of Nancy 2 (France), Charles University (Czech Republic).
Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modeling (TCCM) In cooperation with: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain, coordinating institution), Universitat de València (Spain), KU Leuven (Belgium), Università degli Studi di Perugia (Italy), Universidade do Porto (Portugal), Université Paul Sabatier (France).
Clinical Linguistics / EMCL+ Joint Master of the Faculty of Arts in cooperation with the universities of Potsdam (Germany) and Eastern Finland (Joensuu).

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