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Studying abroad in Groningen, the Netherlands: Number of UK students still on the rise!

Students with the British nationality have now become the 3rd biggest group of international students with in the University of Groningen.

Due to the increased tuition fees in the UK, and increased awareness of the possibility to study high quality English degree programmes in the Netherlands, UK students have picked up their bags and made the move.

The University of Groningen offers 22 undergraduate programmes in English. Including the postgraduate programmes, students can study over 100 degree programmes completely in English. That, combined with the high quality of education and the great sports facilities, has convinced more and more British students to take the adventurous step abroad.

The University is located in the heart of Groningen city: a true student city with an energetic and lively reputation, while retaining a safe community character. With 1 in 4 of its inhabitants being a student and over half its population being under 35 years of age, Groningen is the youngest city in the Netherlands and completely catered to the student way of life.


The University of Groningen has a rich academic tradition dating back to 1614. Research and teaching at the University of Groningen are internationally oriented. Students from every continent can prepare themselves in Groningen for their international career paths. Researchers operating within an extensive network of cooperation contacts work at the forefront of knowledge, affirming the University’s worldwide reputation.


- No. 82 ARWU (Shanghai Ranking)
- No. 83 New York Times Employability Ranking
- No. 90 QS World University Ranking
- No. 98 US News Global Universities Ranking
- No. 117 Times Higher Education Ranking


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