University of Groningen

Introduction

University of Groningen

The University of Groningen is a top 100 research university with a global outlook. We are currently ranked 80th in the Times Higher Education ranking and offer over 30 English-taught Bachelor's programmes and over 125 Master's programmes. Founded in 1614, the university is one of the oldest research universities in the Netherlands. We are a truly international university, with over 30,000 students and 6,000 international students from over 120 different nationalities.

Academy BuildingWhy choose Groningen?

Top-quality education: the University of Groningen offers a varied range of interesting, highly regarded degree programmes. As a student, you will receive high-quality supervision and have many options to choose from. The University of Groningen has been awarded the ‘Best Traditional University in the Netherlands’ quality label.

Top-notch research: we are among the top research universities in Europe. In 2016, our professor Ben Feringa won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The University carries out ground-breaking and socially relevant research and our research builds bridges between disciplines.

Vibrant student life: Groningen is a vibrant student city. Its population has the lowest average age in the Netherlands. One in four of the 200.000 inhabitants is a student. Students can be seen everywhere: studying in the park, enjoying the nightlife and working various part-time jobs. Groningen is a safe and green city to live in and was chosen as one of the happiest cities in Europe.

400 years of reputation: The University of Groningen has a rich history and an excellent reputation. Many very talented people in a variety of disciplines have studied or worked at the university during the 400 years of its existence, including four Nobel Prize winners, the first female University student in the Netherlands, the first female lecturer, the first Dutch astronaut and the first president of the European Bank.

Truly international: We are known for our large international community. Nearly 6,000 international students study in Groningen annually from over 120 countries. Living in Groningen without speaking Dutch is not a problem; you will be able to order food, shop for clothes and even take sports classes in English. The University of Groningen has strong international connections, which means that you can easily spend part of your degree studying abroad. We also offer several unique international Master’s programmes in cooperation with other large European universities.

Bachelor's programmes

We offer over 30 English-taught Bachelor's programmes. Nine of our Bachelor's programmes have been awarded the "Top Degree Programme" quality label.

Master’s programmes

At the moment the University of Groningen offers over 125 English-taught Master's programmes, 18 of which are rated as “Top Rated Programme” in the Netherlands.

Faculties

Research and education at the University of Groningen are organized within 11 different faculties. These faculties are:

Faculty of Economics and Business
Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences
Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Spatial Sciences
Faculty of Philosophy
Faculty of Science and Engineering
University College Groningen
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This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Bachelor

Bachelor in Medicine, profile Global Health

Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

The Bachelor's profile Global Health in Groningen is an international Bachelor's degree in Medicine. You will pay attention to different aspects of global health, such as emerging diseases. [+]

The Bachelor's profile Global Health in Groningen is an international Bachelor's degree in Medicine. You will pay attention to different aspects of global health, such as emerging diseases, different health care systems, and nutrition.

The programme is multidisciplinary and patient-centered. As a student of this programme, you can participate in a Junior Scientific Masterclass.

The programme is taught in English. However, as a Bachelor's student, you will need to learn the Dutch language as the subsequent Master's programme is taught in Dutch. In this Master's programme, you work in the hospital to obtain your medical degree. After this, you can train to become a medical specialist or a medical researcher.... [-]


MSc

MSc in Biomedical Engineering

Campus Full time 24 months February 2018 Netherlands Groningen Leeuwarden + 1 more

As a biomedical engineer, you develop new methods for the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Commonly, you work in multidisciplinary teams with medical doctors, engineers, biologists, and biochemists.

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As a biomedical engineer, you develop new methods for the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Commonly, you work in multidisciplinary teams with medical doctors, engineers, biologists, and biochemists.

Current-day medical practice relies increasingly on technology. You can think of microelectronics, information technology, and mechanical and material engineering. As a biomedical engineer you develop new methods; from ever more advanced imaging instruments to scaffolds for tissue engineering; and from modeling software to new surgical appliances. If you are interested in healthcare and technology, the Master's program Biomedical Engineering offers you the opportunity to gain in-depth information on a broad range of topics. You will study topics in the fields of imaging techniques, physiological control engineering, rehabilitation engineering, implant engineering, cell and tissue engineering and infection prevention, as well as aspects of medical ethics and law. You also become well-versed in medical and biological basic knowledge. In addition, the University of Groningen offers you state-of-the-art medical facilities and a unique professional cooperation with the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG). We also offer a European Master in Biomedical Engineering: A joint project between six European universities. Students will start the program at one of these universities and will spend at least one year at a partner university.... [-]


MSc in Biomedical Sciences

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

What causes a disease? What can be done about obesity and type 2 diabetes? Why does one person become depressed and another does not? What are the underlying mechanisms of disease and is the role of the brain? [+]

MSc Biomedical Sciences

What causes a disease? What can be done about obesity and type 2 diabetes? Why does one person become depressed and another does not? What are the underlying mechanisms of disease and is the role of the brain?

The Master’s degree programme in Biomedical Sciences is strongly oriented towards the scientific background of health and disease and preclinical research. You study life processes, and their abnormalities, in the intact organism. The field in Groningen is wide and the choice is up to you – you can specialize in molecular biology or conduct research at the level of population groups. You are participating actively in all aspects of the research, from designing an experiment to conducting it, and to writing an international scientific publication. Within the degree programme Biomedical Sciences students can follow the specialisation Biology of Ageing which provides training as a researcher mainly in the field of ageing and age-related pathologies.... [-]


MSc in Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Are you a talented student? And are you interested in the psychosocial factors of epidemiology, such as quality of life and public mental health issues? Then this is the program for you.

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MSc Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology

Are you a talented student? And are you interested in the psychosocial factors of epidemiology, such as quality of life and public mental health issues? Then this is the programme for you.

The two-year program starts with two parallel modules on the basics of Medicine and Psychology. This ensures a solid background for all students. In addition, there will be more specialized modules.

The core of this program consists of a research project, resulting in a Master's thesis. In the first year, you will start with this project. The emphasis is on hands-on experience so that you gain expertise and experience in the full process. To support you with your research, you will be individually linked to a senior researcher in one of the participating research groups. To stimulate scientific thinking and reasoning, small coaching groups will meet once a week during the entire program under the supervision of a scientific coach. The scientific coach will also advise you on issues such as the choice of modules and your thesis project. The program runs in close collaboration with important clinical research groups on chronic diseases from the University Medical Center Groningen.... [-]


MSc in Medical and Pharmaceutical Drug Innovation

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Do you want to be a highly qualified (bio)medical researcher? Would you like to work with leading scientists and state-of-the-art techniques? If yes, then this is the programme for you. [+]

MSc Medical and Pharmaceutical Drug Innovation

Do you want to be a highly qualified (bio)medical researcher? Would you like to work with leading scientists and state-of-the-art techniques? If yes, then this is the programme for you.

The two-year Research Master's programme in Medical and Pharmaceutical Drug Innovationprepares you for a career in (bio-)medical research. You will gain insight into the pathophysiology of diseases, the development of drugs and the way they work.

The programme is multidisciplinary and requires a broad understanding of various concepts and technological approaches. Your class will consist of students with different backgrounds, such as biology, pharmaceutical sciences, biochemistry, biotechnology and medical sciences.... [-]


MSc in Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences

Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

If you have a pharmaceutical bachelor or bachelor of chemistry or biomedical sciences with pharmaceutical elements, this two-year Master's degree programme will enhance your career in the exciting world of the drug development life cycle! [+]

Introduction

How to make more effective and needle-free pulmonary vaccines? How can we better assess drug toxicity for humans? How can we fight antibiotic resistance?

How can we use Big data to improve preventive drug programs? How can we optimize chronic drug use in aging populations? How can we develop a business case for a new drug?

If you have a pharmaceutical bachelor or bachelor of chemistry or biomedical sciences with pharmaceutical elements, this two-year Master's degree program will enhance your career in the exciting world of the drug development life cycle! We cover all drug-related elements, from basic target discovery to molecular drug design, from analysis of drugs and biomarkers to pharmacology, from toxicology and bio-pharmacy to clinical pharmacoepidemiology, post marketing surveillance, policy and business.... [-]


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Groningen, 9700 AB NL
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Groningen, 9712 CP NL