The University of Groningen is a world–renowned research university with a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research. Founded in 1614, the university is one of the oldest in the Netherlands. The university has an international reputation for its high–quality research and teaching, and is ranked among the world’s top 100 universities by the Shanghai Ranking. The University of Groningen is a research university with a global reputation. The university is known for its high–quality research and teaching. The university has an international reputation for its research in the fields of physics, astronomy, and mathematics. The university is also ranked among the world’s top 100 universities by the Shanghai Ranking. The University of Groningen is located in the city of Groningen, in the north of the Netherlands. The city of Groningen is a lively student city with a rich cultural life. The university is situated in the center of the city, within walking distance of the historic city center. The University of Groningen has a student population of over 30,000, of which over 10,000 are international students. The university offers a wide range of degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels.
The University of Groningen has a rich academic tradition dating back to 1614. From this tradition arose the first female student and the first female lecturer in the Netherlands, the first Dutch astronaut and the first president of the European Central Bank.
Geographically, the University is rooted in the Northern part of the Netherlands, a region very close to its heart. The University provides high quality education and research in a broad range of disciplines, focusing on three key elements: Energy, Healthy Ageing and Sustainable Society. Groningen’s researchers also collaborate with business partners, public institutions and the government. Collaborations between researchers on the frontiers of knowledge take place within extensive networks.In addition, the University of Groningen stimulates current debate on scientific, social and cultural issues by providing convincing perspectives and fresh ideas, based on the latest scientific findings. Education and research at are internationally oriented. Students from all over the world prepare themselves in Groningen for their international career paths. The University of Groningen has a strong international reputation and maintains a firm — rapidly increasing — position in the international rankings lists.