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ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN

 

Developing academic talent.

 

Ranked 98 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013/14 , the University of Groningen offers over 100 degree programmes taught in English, including bachelors, masters and PhDs, across a wide range of subject areas. Founded in 1614, this acclaimed research university offers its students a chance to benefit from 400 years of experience in quality higher education.

 

Quick facts
· 4,000 international students and PhD students
· 115 nationalities across staff and students
· 18.2% of the academic staff is international
· 93 English-taught masters degree programmes
· 14 double degree / joint degree masters degree programmes
· 20 English-taught bachelors degree programmes

 

A top 100 research university

83 in the Global Employability - Survey 2013
92 in the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities 2013
97 in the QS World University Rankings 2013/14
98 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013/14

 

The Science and Engineering Research Institutes belong to the world’s best. Materials Science research at Groningen ranks 5th in the world top ten.

 

 

 

Holland International Study Centre

ABOUT HOLLAND INTERNATIONAL STUDY CENTRE

 

Situated at the heart of Europe, in Amsterdam, the Holland International Study Centre puts you in the best place to prepare for a respected degree at the University of Groningen, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Hanze University of Applied Sciences,  Wageningen University, VU University Amsterdam, NeyenRhode New Business School, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Stenden University Of Applied Sciences, University of Twente, Van Hall Larenstein, University Of Applied Sciences, while allowing you to gain a broad perspective on European culture.

 

The Holland International Study Centre can provide you with all the support you need to secure a place at this prestigious seat of
learning, from the application process right through to English language and academic preparation for your chosen degree.

 

Support in making your university application
The dedicated Holland International Study Centre team will support you in applying for a place at the University of Groningen,
which you’ll need to do before you enrol on one of the International Study Centre’s degree preparation programmes. Guidance at every step of the way With small classes and continuous monitoring of your progress, you’ll receive expert guidance at every step of your journey towards an internationallyrenowned undergraduate or postgraduate qualification.


Essential academic and English language skills
Benefit from an introduction to the same teaching styles as those in place on your University of Groningen degree course. By
improving your English skills, you’ll gain the confidence you need to realise your true potential, while academic skills training
provides the tools to help you succeed at a top European university.

 

International Foundation Year
Choose between Holland ISC’s International Foundation Year programmes in Business and Management or Science and Engineering, each preparing you thoroughly for the first year of an undergraduate degree.

 

Raise your English language skills to the required level and gain essential academic skills, while you settle into the Dutch education system and European culture. Whether you are aiming for an undergraduate or a postgraduate qualification.

 

English Pre-Masters Programme
Helping you improve your English language skills in preparation for postgraduate study, the English Pre- Masters at the Holland ISC leads to one of a wide range of masters programmes

 

 

 

 

Foundation Program

International Foundation Year Business and Management

Programme overview If you’re aiming for a business degree at a top 100 research university, the Holland International Study Centre’s International Foundation Year opens up your chances of success in one of a wide range of bachelors degrees taught in
English at the University of Groningen. This access programme helps you improve your English language and academic ability,
as well as preparing you for a European classroom environment, ensuring you achieve the best possible results in your chosen business or economics undergraduate degree.

 

Successful completion the programme, achieving the required academic grades and English score, leads to progression to the first year of your chosen undergraduate business degree at the University of Groningen. Degree options include: BSc International Business, BSc Econometrics and Operations Research, BSc Economics and Business Economics.

 

International Foundation Year Science and Engineering

If you’re aiming for a science or engineering degree at a top 100 research university, the Holland International Study Centre’s International Foundation Year opens up your chances of success in one of a wide range of bachelors degrees taught in English at the University of Groningen. This access programme helps you improve your English language and academic ability, as well as preparing you for a European classroom environment, ensuring you achieve the best possible results in your chosen  undergraduate degree.

 

Successful completion the programme, achieving the required academic grades and English score, leads to progression to the first year of your chosen undergraduate business degree at the University of Groningen. Degree options include: BSc Applied Mathematics, BSc Applied Physics, BSc Artificial Intelligence, BSc Astronomy, BSc Chemical Engineering, BSc Chemistry, BSc Computing Science, BSc Industrial Engineering and Management, BSc Mathematics, BSc Physics.

 

English Pre-Masters Programme

If your excellent qualifications already prove your academic ability in your chosen masters discipline, you may still need some help to meet the required level of English language to pursue postgraduate study at the University of Groningen. That’s where the Holland International Study Centre comes in. The English Pre-Masters Programme provides intensive language and research methodology training, to ensure you feel thoroughly prepared to begin your postgraduate course.

 

Course modules include: ⋅ English and Skills for University Study ⋅ International English Language Testing System ⋅ Research methodology ⋅ GMAT preparation track

 

The English Pre-Masters prepares you for a range of masters degrees within the University of Groningen’s Faculty of Economics and Business, accredited by the AACSB and among the top 5% of business schools in the world.

 

Choose from one of the following masters degrees: MSc in Business Administration, MSc in Economics,  MSc in Econometrics, Operations, Research and Actuarial Studies, MSc in Finance, MSc in Human Resource Management, MSC in International Business and Management, MSc in International Economics & Business, MSc in International Financial, Management, MSc in Marketing, MSc in Supply Chain Management, MSc in Technology & OperationsManagement.

 

Entry Requirements and Fees

International Foundation Year Business and Management

 

Academic Requirements

Bangladesh: Senior School Certificate/Higher Secondary Certificate with good grades

 

 

International Foundation Year Science and Engineering

Academic Requirements

Bangladesh: Senior School Certificate/Higher Secondary Certificate with good grades

 

 

English Pre Masters Programme

Academic Requirements

Bangladesh: Contact for further information.

 

 

English requirements

 

International Foundation Year Business and Management

IELTS 5.0 (overall score)

 

International Foundation Year Science and Engineering

IELTS 5.0 (overall score)

 

English Pre Masters Programme

IELTS 6.0 (overall score – one term),
IELTS 5.5 (overall score – two terms),
IELTS 5.0 (overall score – three terms)

 

Start Dates

 

International Foundation :  September 2015

English for Pre Masters :  June or September 1 Term, September 1 or 3 terms, January 2 Terms

 

Fees

Interntaional Foundation Year : €14,550

English for Pre Masters : €4,250 1 Term , €8,500 2 Terms

 

 

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