The University of Groningen is a research university with a global outlook, deeply rooted in Groningen, City of Talent. Quality has had top priority for four hundred years, and with success: the University is currently in or around the top 100 on several influential ranking lists.
The University of Groningen is very popular with its 27.000 students and 5.500 staff members from home and abroad. Talent is nurtured, enabling the University to bridge the gap between science and society.
The University of Groningen is committed to actively collaborating with our social partners, with a special focus on the research themes Healthy Ageing, Energy and Sustainable Society.
Many very talented people in a variety of disciplines have studied or worked at the university during the 400 years of its existence, including a Nobel Prize winner, the first female University student in the Netherlands and the first female lecturer, the first Dutch astronaut and the first president of the European Bank. They share their academic roots with more than 100,000 other people who have attended the University of Groningen as students, lecturers or research workers.
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