University of Groningen (UG)

University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

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The University of Groningen (abbreviated as UG; Dutch: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, abbreviated as RUG) is a public research university in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. The university was founded in 1614 and is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands as well as one of its largest. Since its inception more than 200,000 students have graduated. It is a member of the distinguished international Coimbra Group of European universities.

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Motto: The word of the Lord is a light for our feet

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Administrative staff: 5,608 employees

Students: 30,041

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Postgraduates: 1,758

Male students 48 : 52 Female students

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