University of Groningen
The University of Groningen boasts a rich academic heritage dating back to 1614, where groundbreaking milestones like the first female student and lecturer in the Netherlands, the first Dutch astronaut, and the inaugural president of the European Central Bank emerged.
Located in the heart of the Northern Netherlands, the University is deeply connected to its region and offers top-notch education and research across diverse fields, with a particular focus on Energy, Healthy Ageing, and Sustainable Society. Collaborations with businesses, institutions, and the government foster knowledge exchange, while stimulating debates on scientific, social, and cultural matters based on cutting-edge research. With a strong international orientation, the University welcomes students from around the globe, firmly positioning itself in the international rankings.