Groningen and its university offer facilities for development and talent.
But I needed to be very discreet, because my family life makes me happy and I didn’t want to change anything to it.
From this tradition arose the first female student and the first female lecturer in the Netherlands, the first Dutch astronaut and the first president of the European Central Bank.
Geographically, the University is rooted in the Northern part of the Netherlands, a region very close to its heart.
Not only are our education and research programmes socially relevant, but our researchers also collaborate with business partners, public institutions and the government.
In addition, the University of Groningen stimulates current debate on scientific, social and cultural issues by providing convincing perspectives and fresh ideas, based on the latest scientific findings.