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Do you want to know more about the diverse, academic study of Medicine in Groningen? And do you want to be introduced to one of the courses from the medical curriculum in Groningen? Then this is your chance! Participate in the Webclass Medicine and work on two cases about diabetes. You read it in the news paper and many academics discuss this topic. The prevalence of diabetes in increasing. In 2011, there were 1 million diabetic patients in the Netherlands. According to the Dutch Diabetes Association this number will increase with 65.000 people per year. In this webclass, you will work on two cases about diabetes under supervision of student assistants of the University of Groningen. You will be introduced to symptomatology, diagnosis and treatment options. Furthermore, there will be chat sessions with a patient, doctor and researcher and there is the possibility to join the first year students for a patient lecture here in Groningen.


Student Workload and Awarding

The webclass takes four weeks and the workload for one week is about 3 - 5 hours. A single web class takes three hours, however, scholars indicate they need about five hours to finish the webclass to their own satisfaction.

Study Medicine

This webclass gives you the opportunity to being introduced to the bachelor study Medicine at the University of Groningen. You will learn about symptomatology, pathophysiology/diagnostics and treatment of Diabetes through different assignment and videos. In week 4 there will be a presentation of the final product of the group assignment and we will be testing your Diabetes knowledge with an online test.

Note: The webclass is an independent course and is not used in the selection process for the study of medicine. Therefore participation does not provide benefits for the decentralized selection.

The contents of the English web class are the same as the Dutch , don't register for both!


Enrolment for the web classes is now closed. The enrollment for the extra web classes round opens on the 15th of March at 10:00.

Caution! Not all web classes are included in this extra round.

If you have any questions regarding this web class, you can reach us at webklassen or have a look at our Frequently Asked Questions.

Last modified:01 March 2021 4.30 p.m.