University of Groningen

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Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Groningen, Netherlands English Open to All Faculties


The University of Groningen (founded in 1614) is a top ranked university, and international place of knowledge that attracts students and staff from all over the world. Located in the heart of Europe, they are rooted in the tradition and history of a city which is widely regarded as the City of Talent. 

Groningen has a thriving student population - the largest student population per capita in the Netherlands, with 1 of 5 people studying there. 

Important information

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

September - January February - June

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm. 

Contact information

International Programs Department

University of Groningen
Mobility and Scholarship Desk
P.O. Box 72
9700 AB Groningen
The Netherlands
Phone: 0031 50 363 3962

Main contact for incoming and outgoing exchange students 

Jan van Aalst-Ubels

Email: msd [at]




The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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