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What makes UCG so special?

Project Exhibition
Project Exhibition

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So you want to know more about the unique characteristics and traits of University College Groningen. Here are some features that make UCG one of a kind!  

Unique Traits of UCG
Unique Traits of UCG

Our features explained:

  1. Project-based learning
    We offer interdisciplinary project work in all 3 years of the curriculum, culminating project management experience

  2. Centre of Entrepreneurship
    We are the only University College with a Centre of Entrepreneurship housed within it, resulting in special opportunities for UCG students

  3. Create your own major
    We offer freedom of choice, you are able to design your own unique major, if you wish

  4. Free to explore
    You are free to explore a range of subjects in the 1st year (we don't require specialisation on entry)

  5. Continuous assessment
    You will receive feedback on multiple assignments, not just one big test at the end of each course

  6. Small-scale
    We offer small-scale, individual and interactive learning

  7. Going abroad
    You have the possibility of going on exchange in year 3

  8. International environment
    We are an international environment, the incoming Class of 2022 had 50% EU students, 10% Non-EU students and 40% Dutch students

  9. No. 1 student city
    Our College is located in the vibrant, international and safe student city Groningen

  10. Guarenteed housing
    We offer you guaranteed residential housing located in the city centre

  11. Global top 100 university
    We are part of a Major Research university with >400 years of Academic Experience

  12. Top Rated Programme 2019
    Our Liberal Arts and Sciences programme has been rated as a Top Rated Programme 3 year in a row

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.

Last modified:20 November 2019 10.43 a.m.