University of Groningen
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.
Talent is nurtured
We collaborate with a number of renowned, foreign universities, including Uppsala, Göttingen and Ghent. The University of Groningen is very popular with its 27,000 students and 5500 staff members from home and abroad. Talent is nurtured, enabling the University to bridge the gap between science and society. We are committed to actively collaborating with our social partners, with a special focus on the research themes Healthy Ageing, Energy and Sustainable Society.
The Faculty of Spatial Sciences provides education and research within Cultural Geography, Demography, Economic Geography and Planning. The research theme is Wellbeing, Innovation and Spatial Transformation. With two bachelor and eight master programmes, the faculty offers a wide range of courses to 950 students.
We are making places better together!