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University of Groningen

Founded in 1614, the University of Groningen is the second oldest university in the Netherlands. It enjoys an international reputation as one of the leading research universities in Europe. It has a large international network and an excellent reputation for academic teaching with a modern, student-oriented approach.

The University of Groningen offers degree programs at Bachelor Master and PhD levels in virtually every field, many of them completely taught in English. Located in the north of the Netherlands, Groningen is an ideal, safe student city with a flourishing student life and many social and cultural activities. International students have rated the University of Groningen as the most welcoming university in the Netherlands.

The Groningen Energy and Sustainability Program (GESP) unites all energy related research at the University of Groningen. GESP's research mission is the transition to sustainable energy production and energy consumption. The cooperation of various disciplines in both natural and social sciences creates an opportunity for research programs covering the entire energy chain. GESP's network in both the private and the public sector connects the research capacity to the practice and policy of actual and future energy issues.

Energy Academy Europe

The Energy Academy Europe provides education, conducts research and fosters innovation in the field of energy while working towards the transition to a sustainable energy future. The cooperation with top quality educational and research institutes and a vast network within the energy industry ensure that all EAE programmes are relevant to the energy sector and at the cutting edge of energy technology. By joining the forces of the Energy College (vocational education), the Hanze University of Applied Sciences, the University of Groningen and the Energy Delta Institute (international energy business school), they are able to provide a wide variety of courses at different educational levels. Our links with high quality research institutes will give students the opportunity to take on the challenge of the energy transition. Active collaboration with these institutes and with industry mean students will be able to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and its practical application.