University of Groningen

Broerstraat 5, Groningen

  • #145 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 33,664Total Students
  • 3,867Faculty
  • 10,529Int'l Students

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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. 

About

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. 

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #109
  • 2014
    #=97
  • 2015
    #=90
  • 2016
    #100
  • 2017
    #=113
  • 2018
    #113
  • 2019
    #120
  • 2020
    #114
  • 2021
    #=128
  • 2022
    #=128
  • 2023
    #145

Ranking criteria

51.4
Overall
51.6
Academic Reputation
21.6
Employer Reputation
54.4
Faculty Student Ratio
42.2
Citations per Faculty
93.4
International Faculty Ratio
86.9
International Students Ratio
96.3
International Research Network
20.9
Employment Outcomes

Student & Staff

Total students
33,664

37%
63%

International students
10,529

38%
62%

Total faculty staff
3,867

1463
2404

Total students
33,664

37%
63%

International students
10,529

38%
62%

Total faculty staff
3,867

2404
1463
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Campus locations

University of Groningen,

Broerstraat 5 , Groningen , Netherlands , 9712 CP

University College Groningen,

Hoendiepskade 23/24 , Groningen , Netherlands , 9718 BG

University of Groningen/Campus Fryslân,

Sophialaan 1 , Leeuwarden , Friesland , Netherlands , 8911 AE

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