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Research Health Sciences
University Medical Center Groningen

Ranking, Organization & Culture

High standard

The department aims to fulfil its duties to a high standard – and successfully so. Both the research and the teaching have recently been assessed as very good to excellent. These achievements are contributing to the general quality of the University Medical Center Groningen and the University of Groningen. The University is climbing the international ranking lists and is currently one of the best universities worldwide. More information about ranking lists can be found on the University of Groningen website.


The Department of Health Sciences consists of the Community and Occupational Medicine and Health Psychology Sections as well as the unit of Applied Healthcare Research and the Science Shop . We have about 110 staff members, most of whom work as researchers. More information about the organization of the department can be found in the .


The culture within the department can be characterized as professional, productive and performance-oriented – we focus on the quality of research, teaching, patient care and meaningful results for society on the basis of involvement, ambition and creativity. We do all this is a friendly atmosphere where colleagues have respects for each other’s professional freedom and contributions.

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