University of Groningen

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Top 100 University: 400 Years of Passion and Performance
Founded in 1614, the University of Groningen is one of the oldest universities in Europe. Not only that, it was also one of the first universities to have been founded by the people, instead of a king or bishop. We offer over 100 degree programmes in English, at undergraduate, post-graduate and PhD levels in virtually every field and we belong to the Top 100 best universities in the world. 

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The City is Our Campus
The University is located in the heart of historic Groningen city: a true student city with an energetic and lively reputation, while retaining a safe community character. With 1 in 4 of its inhabitants being a student and over half its population being under 35 years old, Groningen is the youngest city in the Netherlands and completely catered to the student way of life. 

More information about student life: GroningenLife

Facts & Figures
- 30,000 students
- 4,500 international students
- 10 Faculties and 9 Graduate Schools
- 22 English-taught undergrad degrees
- Over 100 English-taught post-grad degrees

Rankings
# 82 ARWU (Shanghai) Ranking
# 83 New York Timest Employability Ranking
# 90 QS World University Ranking
# 98 US News Best Global Universities Ranking
# 117 Times Higher Education Ranking

Housing
You will be living in one of the many international student houses spread throughout the city. The Netherlands is one of the most densely populated countries in Europe, so make sure you apply on time. More information can be found here.

Student services
The University offers a wide range of student services. From library and IT services to languages and careers services. If you're interested in sports or want to study abroad, all the information you need can be found on the Student Services web pages. 

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Subjects offered at Undergraduate level
  • Administration
  • Area Studies
  • Business/Management
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computing/Information Technology
  • Economics
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • History/Archaeology
  • Humanities
  • International Relations/Studies/Affairs
  • Languages
  • Law/Legal Studies
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medicine/Medical Sciences
  • Psychology
Subjects offered at Postgraduate level
  • Administration
  • Architecture
  • Area Studies
  • Biological Sciences
  • Built Environment
  • Business/Management
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Communications/Media
  • Computing/Information Technology
  • Economics
  • Education/Training
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender and Diversity
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Engineering/Other Engineering
  • Health/Para-medical Studies
  • History/Archaeology
  • Humanities
  • International Relations/Studies/Affairs
  • Languages
  • Law/Legal Studies
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medicine/Medical Sciences
  • Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology/Social Studies
  • Theology/Religion
  • Urban Planning
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