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Registration procedure

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Registration procedure for Dutch courses paid for by the University of Groningen

Please register at least 2 weeks before the start of a course. Bear in mind that a course may be full earlier! Therefore, we advise registering as soon as possible.

Please read this information carefully! In order to register, please follow these steps:

Students and PhD students Postdocs
1. Select a suitable course (level; day(s) and time) from the course schedule on our website and start your registration by clicking on the accompanying link.
The online registration program will then open.
1. Select a suitable course (level; day(s) and time) from the course schedule on our website and start your registration by clicking on the accompanying link.
The online registration program will then open.
2. Please log in with your student or personnel number (S or P number) and the accompanying password. 2. Please log in with your personnel number (P number) and the accompanying password.
3. Please select 'Payment Guarantee' as your method of payment.

3. Please select 'Payment Guarantee' as your method of payment.
N.B. It is not possible to pay your part of the course fee via Payment Guarantee with an ITB-project code.

4. Under 'Name company' fill in University of Groningen, under 'Department' fill in your Faculty and under 'Department / Faculty': Board of the University. Other fields are not applicable.

4. Fill in the fields with the payment information of your UG department. As your contact person fill in your supervisor or HR-advisor
5. Tick the box that states that the contact person mentioned above is authorized.

5. Tick the box that states that the contact person mentioned above is authorized.

6. Please select the special rate that applies to your situation:
- Bachelor's or Master's student.
- PhD student NOT using the 30% facility.
- PhD student using the 30% facility.
- Erasmus Mundus Action 2 student or PhD student.
6. Please select the special rate that applies to your situation:
- Postdoc NOT using 30% tax facility.
- Postdoc using 30% tax facility.
We will check with your Faculty that you are eligible for payment by the University.
As soon as we have received confirmation, we will send a confirmation of enrolment to your @student.rug.nl or rug.nl -mail address.
We will check with your Faculty that you are eligible for partial payment by the University.
As soon as we have received confirmation and we have processed your payment (if applicable), we will send a confirmation of enrolment to your @rug.nl -mail address.

Course rates for PhD students and postdocs who are using the 30% tax facility

PhD students and postdocs who are using the 30% tax facility will have to pay approximately half of the standard course fee and the course material themselves. The following rates apply:

Course contact hours Course fee for PhD students and postdocs who are using the 30% tax facility
24 or 26 hours € 165
50 hours € 330

Don’t have your S or P number yet? Questions regarding the 30% tax facility?

  • Students – if you have already registered for a degree programme via Studielink but have not yet received a student number, please contact the University Student Desk.
  • PhD students - only PhD students employed by the University or the UMCG are eligible for the 30% tax facility. Please contact the HR department of your Faculty for more information.

Cancellation procedure for Dutch courses funded by the University of Groningen

N.B. If you do not cancel in time you will lose all or part of your credit for free courses:

  1. If you cancel more than 10 days before the start of your course, you will not lose any credit.
  2. If you cancel within the final 10 days before the course starts up to the first teaching day, the number of course contact hours for the cancelled course will be deducted from your total (100 hours) unless your place can be filled by someone else.
  3. If you cancel on or after the first day of the course, the number of course contact hours for the cancelled course will be deducted from your total (100 hours).

Cancellation is only possible on working days between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

A separate cancellation procedure is available for the Dutch courses for native speakers of German.

You can also cancel your enrolment in your profile by logging in to our online course registration system.

Complaints Procedure

The Language Centre aims to provide optimal service. Should you not be fully satisfied with any of the services provided by the Language Centre, however, please let us know. More information about the Language Centre Complaints Procedure

Last modified:05 March 2019 2.08 p.m.
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