The recently published Higher Education Guide for Master’s programmes has awarded the label of ‘Top Rated Programme’ to 6 degree programmes at the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE). In addition, 2 Master’s programmes are number 1 within their degree programme’s category. The University of Groningen again takes an overall first place among the nine classic universities of the Netherlands; this year sharing its first place with Maastricht.
The Higher Education Guide Masters (Keuzegids Masters) assesses annually all Master’s programmes in the Netherlands. A quality assessment is given for most programmes, based on evaluations given by students in the National Student Survey (NSE) and the NVAO evaluation.
Some programmes are so good that the Higher Education Guide Masters labels them as Top Rated Programme. These programmes score 75 points or higher. 6 Master’s programmes at the Faculty of Science and Engineering are getting (or keeping) this label:
Five of these Master’s programmes also got labelled Top Rated Programme last year. For the seventh year in a row Nanoscience is in the top three of best Master’s programmes of the Netherlands. This year, Nanoscience is even overall best Master’s programme with the highest score of 100 points.
In addition, there are Master's programmes that are the best in their category of degree programmes. At our Faculty, this goes for 2 Master’s programmes who were also number 1 last year:
Just like last year, the 2019 Higher Education Guide Masters rates the University of Groningen as best of nine classic universities in the Netherlands, this time sharing first place with Maastricht. The UG is fourth Master's university in the Netherlands if the technical universities are included. In total, 13 Master’s programmes of the University are labelled Top Rated Programme, and 12 Master’s programmes are number 1 in their programme’s category.
Dr Annette Scheepstra of the UG Arctic Centre, part of the Faculty of Arts, is about to conduct research into tourism in Antarctica and how tourists can become Antarctic ambassadors. She has been granted €1 million in funding by the Dutch Research...
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed Professor Maria Loi and Professor Dirk Slotboom from the Faculty of Science and Engineering as members of the Academy.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded three Vici grants, worth €1.5 million each, to three UG researchers. Prof. J.W Romeijn, Prof. S. Hoekstra, Prof. K.I. Caputi can use this money to develop an innovative line of research and to set up...
The UG website uses functional and anonymous analytics cookies. Please answer the question of whether or not you want to accept other cookies (such as tracking cookies).
If no choice is made, only basic cookies will be stored. More information