Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

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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 small city of Groningen (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Leeuwarden. Officially recognized by the Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands), Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Dutch 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 406 years old Dutch 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name 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

University Location

Address Broerstraat 5
Groningen
9712 CP Groningen
Netherlands
Tel +31 (50) 363 5420
Fax +31 (50) 363 7100
Other locations Leeuwarden

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Broerstraat 5
Groningen 9712 CP
(50) 3635420

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rijksuniversiteit Groningen's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group

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