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University structure

Context and relations

The University of Groningen plays an active role in society and collaborates with regional, national and international partners. The University functions as a hub in an extensive knowledge network which enables it to flourish as an innovative institute of research, knowledge and education.

Buildings and locations

Most of the university buildings are located in the centre of Groningen and on the Zernike Campus. UG also holds at Leeuwarden, Franeker and Schiermonnikoog. All information of the buidings, including an overview of location details, opening hours and accessibility, can be found on the link below.

Support Staff and IT Support

There are multiple Service Desks at UG to help you out when problems occur or when you have questions.

Day to day at the university

In this section are some links to the daily services you can use at UG. It shows where to apply for and how to use these services.

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Shared Services / Ordering lab supplies / Questions or requests regarding functionality

Compensation and Facilities

Training and talent development

A good academic is more than someone who knows a lot about their subject – more general skills are also vital. The University of Groningen aims to support its temporary and permanent staff in developing these general academic skills.

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