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Exchange programmes

deadline for application sem 1 / full year: 15 June sem 2: 15 december
documents needed
  • Letter from your home university confirming that you have been selected to participate in the exchange programme
  • Application Form

  • Learning Agreement

  • Transcript of Records from your home university
  • 1 copy of your passport (or EU-identity card)

  • 2 original passport pictures
  • 1 copy of your health insurance for your study period in the Netherlands
  • Motivation letter in English (300 words)
  • English language certificate, or letter from your University indicating that your English is sufficient

Any questions regarding this procedure, please contact internationaloffice.thrs@rug.nl.

Looking for the Dutch experience?

Come on an exchange to Groningen!

A short stay abroad as a part of your bachelor's or master's degree programme can be a lifelong advantage - an experience to remember all your life! It is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet people from all over the world and experience a different way of (student) life. Not to mention, gaining international study skills as well as intercultural and language skills can boost your career prospects.

Choosing the right country, city and university for your study stay abroad can be challenging: your guest-university should furnish you with the skills and knowledge for your specific academic field.

S o why choose Groningen?

The University of Groningen is an international place of knowledge that attracts students and staff from all over the world. Located in the heart of Europe, we are rooted in the tradition and history of a city which is widely regarded as the City of Talent. Our University offers a great variety of English-taught degree programmes and is continually scouting talented students, providing them the opportunity to excel.

The University of Groningen is an international place of knowledge that attracts students and staff from all over the world. Located in the heart of Europe, we are rooted in the tradition and history of a city which is widely regarded as the City of Talent. Our University offers a great variety of English-taught degree programmes and is continually scouting talented students, providing them the opportunity to excel.

Students from other universities are welcome to contact us about the possibilities to study in Groningen.

The teaching at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies takes place in small groups, so students can benefit optimally from the teachers’ broad expertise. The courses are characterised by a continuing interaction between the teachers and the students, leaving ample room for student participation, discussion and: continuous coaching which motivates students and staff to work and strife for excellency.

Students interested in studying for one or two semesters in Groningen can choose from a variety of courses (from fieldwork to the cultural history of Christianity or Hinduism), specialisations (from Islam to philosophy) and methodologies (from philology to anthropology). For a full overview of the courses search the course catalogue Ocasys.  

In general, Master courses are taught in English whereas some Bachelor courses may be taught in English.  

Semester 1 (Winter semester): September - February  

Semester 2 (Spring semester): February - July

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