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About us Faculty of Science and Engineering Meet the Faculty

Facts and Figures

The faculty:

  • 14 Bachelor's degree programmes, English-taught
  • 26 Master’s degree programmes, English-taught
  • 10 Research institutes

  • 7,071 students, from 100 countries
  • 21,000 alumni
  • 1,493 academic staff members, of which 67% international
  • 147 professors
  • 1,239 PhD students, of which 74% international

  • 2,109 publications released each year
  • 179 PhD defenses each year

  • Double doctorates
  • Tenure track system
  • Rosalind Franklin Fellowships for female researchers > 45 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, Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics

Our five interdisciplinary research themes:

  • Advanced Materials
  • Adaptive Life
  • Data Science and Systems Complexity
  • Fundamentals of the Universe
  • 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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