Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

country rank 4
world rank 165

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University Overview

Founded in 1614, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (University of Groningen) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Groningen (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Netherlands), Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 403 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. RUG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

University of Groningen

Acronym
RUG

Founded
1614

Motto
Verbum domini lucerna pedibus nostris The word of the Lord is a light for our feet

Colours
Red

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University Location

Address
Broerstraat 5
Groningen (population range: 50,000-249,999)
9712 CP Groningen Netherlands

T +31 (50) 363 5420

F +31 (50) 363 7100

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)


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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office
Broerstraat 5
Groningen 9712 CP
+31 (50) 3635420


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 4,500-4,999

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Rijksuniversiteit Groningen's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland


Year of first Accreditation
1614


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Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group

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