Study in Groningen

Degree preparation in Groningen

Holland International Study Centre Groningen offers a pathway to Hanze University of Applied Sciences.* Studying on campus at the University, you will have access to University facilities and feel part of student life from day one. 

*Holland International Study Centre Groningen will be closing in August 2018 and no longer offers courses that allow for progression on to study at the University of Groningen. Current students will not be affected. All courses previously offered at Holland International Study Centre Groningen are available at the Holland International Study Centre Amsterdam for progression to one of our partner universities.

About Groningen

The University of Groningen

The International Study Centre Groningen offers progression to Hanze 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 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.

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

Student city

Students make up 30% of Groningen's population

Holland International Study Centre Groningen