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Liberal Arts and Sciences


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University College Groningen is a Faculty of the University of Groningen, one of the world’s top 100 universities. Our mission is to challenge you, and to give you the space and support to thrive. Our Liberal Arts and Sciences programme is designed to empower you to forge your own path, develop your own identity, and find your position in a constantly changing world.

Our Liberal Arts and Sciences programme offers students the opportunity to study a broad range of subjects whilst developing specialist knowledge in their major discipline (Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences). Throughout the degree students will work in interdisciplinary teams on a series of projects that take them outside of the classroom. This will enable students to learn how to apply a creative approach in finding solutions for complex global challenges.






3 years

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 16,700

€ 16,700

€ 16,700


Application requirements

Students are required to have successfully obtained a secondary school diploma which allows entry to an academic university. Therefore, students need to obtain a Dutch VWO diploma or international equivalent before gaining entry to the programme. The most common secondary school diplomas that are considered equivalent to the Dutch VWO diploma are the British A-Levels, the German Abitur, the International Baccalaureate diploma, the EB certificate and the American High School diploma (in combinati

VWO or HBO-propedeuse diploma

Proficiency in English

A minimum GPA of 6,5 at the moment of application

Since English is the official language at University College Groningen, applicants are required to demonstrate proof of their English language proficiency. The following exemptions apply from demonstrating English language proficiency: * GCE(A) level Students: have obtained at least 3 GCE(A) level certificates from one of the recognized British examination boards. * EB students: have a European Baccalaureate diploma from a European School or one of the Accredited European Schools and have (c

During the first step of our application process you need to meet the admission requirements. Once these requirements are met, you can continue with the second step of our application process: selection based on motivation video.

Language requirements

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
IELTS overall band
TOEFL internet based

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 16,700
€ 16,700
€ 16,700
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 May '24 1 May '24
1 Feb '25 - -
1 Sep '25 1 May '25 1 May '25
1 Feb '26 - -
1 Sep '26 1 May '26 1 May '26


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Main address
Oude Boteringestraat 44
9712 GL Groningen
050 363 9011

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