Study in Groningen

Degree preparation in Groningen

Holland International Study Centre Groningen offers pathways to a wide range of degrees at two universities in Groningen. Sharing a campus with the University of Groningen and Hanze University of Applied Sciences, you will have access to university facilities and feel connected to your chosen progression university from day one.

About Groningen

The University of Groningen

The International Study Centre Groningen offers progression to a top research university and a university of applied sciences.

Student life

Students cycling in the streets of Groningen

As a student in Groningen you will be part of a vibrant student community and be based on your university campus from day one.


A lecturer with students on campus at the University of Groningen

After your Foundation Year in Groningen you can progress to an undergraduate degree at one of our partner universities.


The Student Hotel - AM City

Most of our students choose to live in The Student Hotel which offers a welcoming home, social events and free use of a bicycle.

Before you arrive

Find out everything you need to know before you arrive at the Holland International Study Centre Groningen.

Kamran from Azerbaijan

Kamran studies at University of Groningen

Groningen is one of the best cities for students. It’s a great place to balance your study life and personal life and it gives you so many opportunities to socialise and make new friends from all over the world.

Kamran from Azerbaijan studied International Foundation Year
Now studying BSc International Business at University of Groningen

Student city

Students make up 30% of Groningen's population

Holland International Study Centre Groningen