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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 free of charge?

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.

V: If I apply for multiple web classes, do I take these at the same time or one at the time?

A: One web class round spans over four weeks, even if you applied for multiple classes. It is up to you to see if you have time for multiple web classes, or if you re-apply next round.

Questions? Please email us (Anita, Heleen & Karen) at webklassen@rug.nl
Questions? Please email us (Anita, Heleen & Karen) at webklassen@rug.nl
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