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University Medical Center Groningen

Language Requirements

Candidates whose native language is not English must provide adequate evidence of proficiency in English. We accept the following tests/ documents:

  • computer TOEFL: score of at least 237, all sections sufficient (so at least 21 on each section), and a TWE of at least 4.5; or,
  • paper TOEFL:score of at least 580, all sections sufficient (so at least 55 on each section), and a TWE of at least 4.5; or,
  • internet TOEFL: score of at least 92, all sections sufficient (so at least 21 on each section); or,
  • IELTS Academic (British Council’s English Language Test), original only: score of at least 6.5, all sections sufficient (so at least 6.0 on each section); or,
  • CPE, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English; or,
  • CAE, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English.

Only those whose native language is English are exempted from evidence of proficiency in English.

Some departments in the UMCG (like Sugery) might demand that you speak and understand Dutch and they will ask you to show them proof of that.

Last modified:18 November 2021 12.48 p.m.