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University of Groningen

Public Research university.

The University of Groningen is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands, founded in 1614 the university ranks amongst the top 100 universities in the world. We are a research intensive institution offering a wide range of highly regarded bachelor, master and PhD programmes in all fields, completely in English. Currently we have a student body of 30,000 - almost 5,000 of which are international. We are proud to have won the prestigious International Student Satisfaction Excellent Award for the last two years running.

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Details last updated 28-Nov-2019

People at University of Groningen

Liesbeth Veenhoff

Associate professor at the European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing at the University of Groningen

Ellen Nollen

Group Leader of the Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology of Ageing and Principal Investigator at the University of Groningen

Tobias Vogt

Assistant Professor at Population Research Centre, University of Groningen

Marco Demaria

Group Leader and Associate Professor at European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing (ERIBA).

Bruce Wolffenbuttel

Professor of Endocrinology & Metabolism.

University of Groningen News

Endurance Exercise Training May Help Prevent Accumulation of Senescent Cells in Colon Mucosa

Live Forever Club - 20-Mar-2023

Age-related increase in inflammatory markers p16 and IL-6 was not observed in endurance athletes


Quick, new way to check for diabetes

New Scientist - 28-Nov-2018

Shining a light onto the skin could be a new test for checking diabetes.


10-20 % antibiotics may be prescribed inappropriately

NHS - 27-Feb-2018

Most inappropriate prescriptions for sore throat, cough, sinusitis and ear infections. The more ...


Pol III enzyme shows anti-aging potential

New Atlas - 04-Dec-2017

RNA polymerase III (Pol III) is an enzyme essential for cell growth. Found withinin almost all c...