Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen Ranking

country rank: 5
world rank: 200

University Overview

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (University of Groningen) was founded in 1614 and is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the small city of Groningen (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). A branch campus of this university may be found in Leeuwarden. Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Dutch higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland (Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science of the Netherlands). Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG) offers courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 406-year-old Dutch higher-education institution has a strict admissions strategy based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. RUG also provides a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen Ranking

University Identity

Name Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Acronym RUG
Founded 1614
Motto Verbum domini lucerna pedibus nostris The word of the Lord is a light for our feet
Colours Red

University Location

Address Broerstraat 5 Groningen 9712 CP Groningen Netherlands
Tel +31 (50) 363 5420
Fax +31 (50) 363 7100
Other locations Leeuwarden

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Broerstraat 5 Groningen 9712 CP (50) 3635420

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) Coimbra Group

Social Media

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