University of Groningen

Top Quality Teaching, Pioneering Research, and Vibrant Student City.

University of Groningen

  • 200,000 inhabitants
  • Half inhabitants is under 35 years old
  • Best Student City of the Netherlands (1 of 4 is student!)
  • Truly a city, lively, friendly that offering everything you need.
  • Has the ambience of a Village; peace and quite of the vast countryside
  • Center of Culture & Economic of the North

Groningen : Safe Environment, Full of Life

  • For Infinity ; > 400 years experience in academic
  • Leading Research University
  • Top 100 ranks worldwide
  • Over 100 International Degree Programmes; Bachelor, Master, Ph.D
  • International Outlook ; International Partners &Networks
  • 15% International Students from 115 nationalities

History

  • Founded 23 August 1614
  • One of the oldest research institutions in Europe
  • First female student in the Netherlands: 1871, Aletta Jacobs
  • Nobel Prize for Physics 1953: Frederik Zernike
  • First Dutch astronaut: Wubbo Ockels
  • Wim Duisenberg: First President of European Central Bank
  • Klaas Knot: Current President of the Dutch Central Bank
  • Two royal princes House of Orange as Economics graduates