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University of Groningen

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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.

This institute is rated 4 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Social Responsibility
Specialist Criteria
=90
2014
100
2015
=113
2016
  • 60.00
    Overall Score
  • 59.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 41.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 67
    Faculty Student
  • 45
    Citations per Faculty
  • 88.7
    International Faculty
  • 98.4
    International Students
101-150
2014
101-150
2015
51-100
2016
36
2017
  • 75.80
    Overall Score
  • 77.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 98.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 58.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 58
    H-index Citations
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23 Undergraduate Courses

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89 Postgraduate Courses

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,313
International
1,085

Number of students

26,877
Postgraduate 36%
Undergraduate 64%

Number of international students

9,831
Postgraduate 52%
Undergraduate 48%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.