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Frequently asked questions

Q: How many web classes can I follow?

A: You can apply for a maximum of 3 web classes on our website. If you want to follow more web classes you can email us at webklassen@rug.nl.

Q: I am not yet a junior or senior in high school. Is the web class suitable for me?

A: Our web classes are made with juniors and seniors in mind. The web classes can therefore be a little tricky for younger students. Unless you are looking to be challenged, we would advise you to wait with the web class for a while.

Q: I am already studying/taking a gap year, can I follow a web class?

A: Our web classes are open for all prospective students.

Q: How much time will I have to spend on a web class?
A: On average you will spend 2,5 hours a week on the web class. This is however an indication. Not all weeks of the web class are similar and some people are faster than others.

Q: I have a test week during the web class. Can I still follow the web class?
A: In consultation with the web class tutor deadlines can be adjusted to your schedule. We can not give extensions passed the final deadline of the web class.

Q: Do I have to follow the web class at a fixed time?

A: The web class have weekly deadlines for the assignments, When you make the web assignments during the week is up to you.

Q: Can I combine the web classes with school/sports etc.?

A: On average the web class will take 2,5 hours per week. If you can fit that into your schedule is up to you. Take in mind that there are weekly deadlines.

Q: Is the web class for free?

A: Yes, all our web classes are completely for free.

Q: Can I use the web classes for selection procedures?

A: You can send certificates as proof when applying to a programme with a selection procedure. It shows you have prepared for university well.

Q: Do I have to travel to Groningen to follow a web class?
A: All web classes are completely available in our online student portal. Some web classes, like Medicine, offer a day in Groningen as an extra.
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