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What makes UCG so special?

UCG campus
UCG campus

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University College Groningen (UCG) is a faculty of the University of Groningen, a global top 100 University. The Liberal Arts and Sciences programme is a small-scale, interdisciplinary bachelors programme with an emphasis on project work that prepares students for a wide variety of careers, ranging from international business and politics to academic research. Our programme has been top rated by Studiekeuzegids for three years in a row now, which is the most valued Dutch study choice guide. But what makes us so unique?

  • University with >400 years of academic experience
  • Located in Groningen, the best student city in the Netherlands
  • Freedom of choice, the possibility to create your own unique major
  • Interdisciplinary project work
  • Small-scale, individual and interactive learning: you are not a number
  • No make or break assessments, but continuous assessment
  • International environment (>60% international students)
  • Guaranteed housing located in the city centre of Groningen
  • Possibility of going on exchange in the 3rd year
  • No numerus fixus
Graduation Day
Graduation Day
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