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University of Groningen

University of Groningen

University of Groningen

400 Years of Passion and Performance

Founded in 1614, the University of Groningen is a leading international research university and academic community for students and researchers with a passion for knowledge.

We offer over 100 English-taught degree programmes (Bachelor, Master and PhD) in virtually every field. Located in the north of the Netherlands, in the heart of Europe, we utilize our rich academic history and heritage to generate innovation.

 

Facts & Figures

University of Groningen

  • 28,000 students
  • 3,800 international students
  • 1,500 PhD students (57% international)
  • 9 Faculties & 9 Graduate Schools
  • Over 100 English-taught degrees
  • 15 Double degrees
  • 8 prestigious Erasmus Mundus degrees
  • #81 New York Times Employability Ranking
  • #89 Times Higher Education

Groningen: typical student city

  • 200,000 inhabitants
  • 50,000 students (1 in 4 is a student)
  • Over half the population is under 35 yrs old
  • Best city of the Netherlands 2010
  • Safe and compact city centre, catered to the student way of life