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Registration problems with Studielink

You need a Studielink account if you want to register for a degree programme at the University of Groningen. When creating an account, your personal data will be verified.

Create your account on time

In order to register for your degree programme in time, you must create your Studielink account well in advance of the application deadline of your chosen degree programme. The application deadline can be found on the degree programme page.

Verification personal details in Studielink

In order to create a Studielink account your personal details must first be verified.

Do you have a Dutch residential address?

If you have an official home address in the Netherlands, you must create an account by logging in with your DigiD. Your personal details are automatically verified via DigiD.

Do you not have a DigiD?

If you do not have a DigiD and cannot apply for a DigiD, your identity will need to be verified by other means in order to create a Studielink account. You must upload a scan or photo of you passport or European identity card in Studielink, where its legitimacy and completeness will be checked.

If you are unable to scan your ID or if you run into other difficulties, please check the Verification personal details & Studielink page or report your issue to Studielink.

What requirements must your ID card meet?

Your passport or European identity card must have a so-called Machine Readable Zone (MRZ). These are two lines at the bottom of your ID (see image below). This is stated on the front of the passport, on the European identity card these lines often can be foun on the back.

If your ID does not have a MRZ, please apply for a passport or European identity card with your local government autority.

Example: Machine Readable Zone
Example: Machine Readable Zone
Studielink cannot solve your problem

If you are unable to resolve the matter with Studielink, you can submit your problem to Student Information & Administration using this form.

Why the UG

Do you choose to study at the University of Groningen? In that case, you choose a university that values equal opportunities and all kinds of talent. The UG offers you an environment where you can either develop or discover your talent. Your future is in your hands.

To maintain a university where making connections is a central pilar, the UG encourages exchanging ideas between student and university.


Read more about our bachelor and master programmes.

Additional programmes

Even if you are already active as a professional, you may require additional training or courses. The UG has programmes for this group as well. Read more by clicking the button below.

We hope to welcome you soon!

Last modified:28 November 2023 1.30 p.m.
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