Rijksuniversiteit Groningen - University of Groningen
Erasmus+ coordinator: Éva Rozália Hölzle
Study cycle: Bachelor
Language of instruction: Dutch and English. About 10% of the courses are offered in English. According to the Common European Frame of Reference (CEFR), the minimum desirable level for English or Dutch is B2.
Erasmus+ Partner: Faculteit Gedrags- en Maatschappijwetenschappen (Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences)
General information: Groningen is a lively student´s city in the heart of Europe and enjoys an excellent academic reputation for its research. The research and teaching of the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences particularly focuses on the individual within society. Its aim is to assure a high level of research-based education that enables students to analyze human behaviour, its social relations and social environment, as well as society as a whole. This focus includes normal conditions and social circumstances on the one hand and unique social problems on the other hand.
NOTE: The listed study programs shall provide you an overview and thematic orientation of our partner. They are not binding so that contents of your study during the exchange may differ from the given information, but they may help you to get a first impression of the partner. It is highly recommended to obtain more detailed information on the Website of the corresponding partner insititution.
- BA Pedagogical Sciences
- Academische opleiding leraar basisonderwijs
- BA Sociology
- BA Psychology (Eng.)
The BA Sociology includes methodological, theoretical, and practical courses from the Social Sciences such as Organizational Sociology, Social Networks, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and theories of social and cultural change. The programme focuses specifically on the sociological areas of health, education, criminality/security and industry.The Faculty wide Minor "Challenging Society" enables students to analyze the interplay between individuals and their social environment from a behavioural and social science perspective. Furthermore, students can choose from the course offers from study programmes of other faculties such as psychology and pedagogy. Additionally, after consultation with the international office of the University of Groningen, courses from other faculties can be taken to complement personal study programmes following individual interests. An overview of courses for exchange students is available on the Faculty website or in the practical exchange guide.
Study terms: One semester in Groningen is divided into two blocks. The winter semester regularly starts in mid-September and ends in February. The summer semester regularly starts in the beginning of February and ends in June. Exams are held two times per semester at the end of each block, respectively in early November, late January, early April and the middle of June.
Other information: The University offers Dutch language courses and different orientation services to incoming students. Unfortunately there is no available accommodation on campus, although the university has a number of flats reserved for its students at SSH and guides students in finding private accommodation. Further ample Information for Erasmus+ Students is available on the University website. Student life is enriched through numerous cultural and sports activities, student clubs, and associations found in the programme Studium Generale.
Events & Deadlines
Erasmus+ Sprechstunde/ Office hours:
Dienstags/ Tuesday 10-12 Uhr
Raum/ Room: X-D2-207
Alle Kurse für das kommende Wintersemester 2019/20 sind auch im eKVV online einsehbar! Englischsprachige Veranstaltungen finden Sie HIER.
All courses for the upcoming winter semester 2019/20 are also available online in the eKVV. You can find an overview of courses in English HERE.
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