The Faculty of Science and Engineering harbours a kaleidoscope of disciplines and research strengths. Our programmes in research and education range from nanomaterials and biomachinery to astronomy, from mathematics to pharmacy, from neurosciences to computer science, and from molecular and evolutionary biology to marine biology.
Our researchers pursue fundamental key questions while collaborating with partners from industry, the medical world and other realms of society. Frontline research groups explore new fields such as synthetic biology and sustainable energy use.
Cover is the study association for Artificial Intelligence and Computing Science at the University of Groningen. The study association counts over 600 members.
‘Professor Francken’ is the study association for Applied Physics, connected to the University of Groningen. It is named after Groningen’s first professor of Applied Physics and is for students and staff of the applied physics departments. It has over 700 members and organizes, among other, field trips in the Netherlands and an annual symposium and a foreign excursion. Various activities, including the introductory activities for first-year students and the Bèta-bedrijvendagen (a career event for science students), are organized in partnership with sister associations.
De Chemische Binding is the study association for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. The association helps its members to prepare for their future by organizing several excursions to companies in the chemical & chemical engineering industry. This way members get an idea what a business career looks like. Furthermore the association also organizes activities such as symposia and lectures. Furthermore, De Chemische Binding aims to contribute to the strengthening of bonds between students by organizing various social activities.
The Fysisch-Mathematische Faculteitsvereniging considers her date of establishment to be the 5th of November 1959. The more than 700 members of the association are enrolled for the Bachelor's programmes (Applied) Mathematics, (Applied) Physics, Astronomy, or any of the subsequent Master's programmes at the University of Groningen.