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Information for new master students

The time has come: you are starting your master at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences! To help you get started, you can find practical information here. This information is meant for students who are admissible (according to the Admissions office if you have an international diploma or the admission board if you have a Dutch diploma) to one of the master programmes of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences.


You have applied for a master of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences. The University of Groningen organizes a welcoming ceremony for all international students. This ceremony will take place on Thursday, January 30, 2020. You will receive an invitation from the University. You will receive more detailed information via email about the faculty introduction.

Registering for courses

You have to enroll for your courses every semester. You are automatically enrolled for your exams. You can view the registration periods for courses on the Student Portal. See the tutorial below for a guide how to enroll for your courses. Please contact if you don't have access yet.

Tutorials ICT systems

In the practical links below you go to different systems and webpages for all your study information. If you are new this can be quite confusing. Please check these tutorials for the steps you have to take to follow courses and stay up to date before and during your study.

Study information

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Last modified:10 March 2020 12.50 p.m.
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