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Facts and Figures

The faculty:

  • 14 Bachelor's degree programmes, English-taught
  • 26 Master’s degree programmes, English-taught
  • 10 Research institutes
  • 5,700 students
  • 21,000 alumni
  • 1,330 academic staff members
  • 118 professors
  • 906 PhD students
  • 61% of our staff is international
  • 2,000 publications released each year
  • 182 PhD defenses each year
  • Double doctorates
  • Tenure track system
  • Rosalind Franklin Fellowships for female researchers > 31 fellows since 2002
  • 5 locations > four on the Zernike Campus, one at UMCG

Broad science and engineering faculty with education and research in the following disciplines:

  • Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Astronomy
  • Biology, Pharmacy, Life Sciences, Neurosciences, Environmental Sciences
  • Computing Science, Artificial Intelligence
  • Industrial, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics

Our four interdisciplinary research themes:

  • Advanced Materials
  • Adaptive Life
  • Data Science and Systems Complexity
  • Molecular Life and Health

Important features of our faculty:

  • Science and engineering degrees
  • Research and education are intertwined
  • Inspiring, open community
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