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Groningen: city, university, faculty

About the city of Groningen



About The University of Groningen

The University of Groningen enjoys an international reputation as a leading research university. Its wide range of high-quality degree programmes covers the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels. Research and knowledge combined with an interdisciplinary approach form the basis of our programmes. The university is utilizing its heritage to generate innovation. The degrees awarded have been accredited by the Dutch Government and are internationally acknowledged. See:


About the Faculty of Spatial Sciences

The Faculty of Spatial Sciences is a growing faculty with an open character, that has short lines between staff and students. There are four departments: Cultural Geography, Demography, Economic Geography and Planning. The research themes of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences are Wellbeing, Innovation and Spatial Transformation, and the mission of our faculty is to produce research which is world-leading, distinctive, and policy-relevant to these major issues faced by contemporary society. With two bachelor and eight master programmes, the faculty offers a wide range of courses within the field to about 900 students. The faculty conducts both fundamental and applied research. The faculty in Groningen is the only independent faculty of Spatial Sciences in the Netherlands. For more information about the faculty research theme see:

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