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About us Faculty of Arts Information for new Faculty of Arts students 2023-2024 Introduction information for students of the Bachelor's programmes American Studies

General information

Registering at the University of Groningen

You must register as a student at the UG before 1 September 2023. Studielink provides an overview of everything you will need to arrange, including ID, qualifications and payment of tuition fees. You will not be able to start the degree programme unless all these matters have been arranged by 1 September 2023.

More info on registration can be found here . Please contact the UG Information Services if you have any further questions or need help .

For International Students: please read the Pre-departure Guide which explains all you need to know about studying at the University of Groningen.

Please check the following ‘to do’ list to make sure you are properly prepared when you start your degree programme.

Practical information about studying and living in Groningen for International Students can be found here.

Practical information about studying and living in Groningen for Dutch Students can be found here.

Functional impairment

If you have ADD, ADHD, ASS, dyslexia or another functional impairment that might affect your studies or study progress, please read the information on studying with a functional impairment here. If you would like to apply for special provisions, please contact your study advisor as soon as possible, and in any case before 1 July 2023.

Information for international students

We expect you to participate in the Welcoming Ceremony for international students organized by the University. The Welcoming Ceremony will take place at a to be determined time and place during the Introduction week. You will receive an invitation to the event approximately 1.5 months in advance, so make sure to keep an eye on your inbox!

A lot of information will be given, for example:

  • how to open a bank account,
  • how to apply for a residence permit,
  • health insurance,
  • accommodation/housing,
  • registration at city hall.

You can already find out more information about these important matters here.

Last modified:24 April 2023 10.31 a.m.