IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Postbus 72


Post Code:9700 AB


Institution Funding



Founded 1614 as an Academy by the Province of Groningen. In 1811, during the Napoleonic invasion, the University was attached to the Université impériale. Became a State institution 1876

Academic Year

September to July (September-December; December-March; March-July)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate in subjects appropriate to faculty requirements (diploma eindexamen Gymnasium A or B, Atheneum A or B) or foreign equivalent



Accrediting Agency

Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Cisca Wijmenga

Job title:Rector Magnificus

Head : Jouke de Vries

Job title:President

International Relations Officer : Mervin Bakker

Job title:Director, International Strategy and Relations

top Divisions

Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:American Studies, Arabic, Archaeology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Classical Languages, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Dutch, European Languages, Fine Arts, Hebrew, History, International Studies, Slavic Languages

Faculty : Behavioural and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Behavioural Sciences, Cognitive Sciences, Educational Sciences, Pedagogy, Psychology, Social Sciences

Faculty : Economics and Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Eastern European Studies, Econometrics, Economics, International Business, Labour and Industrial Relations, Taxation, Transport Management

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Law

Faculty : Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, Mechanics, Natural Sciences, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physical Engineering, Physics

Faculty : Medical Sciences

Fields of study:Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing

Faculty : Philosophy

Fields of study:Ethics, Philosophy

Faculty : Spatial Sciences

Fields of study:Demography and Population, Geography (Human)

Faculty : Theology and Religious Studies

Fields of study:Religious Studies, Theology

top Degrees

WO Bachelor (BA/BSc)

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Dentistry, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Sciences

WO Master (MA/MSc)

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Dentistry, Economics, Engineering, Law, Marketing, Medicine, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Sports

Doctor's Graad


Statistics Year:2018-2019


Foreign Total:7700

Updated on 07-08-2020