Hanze University Groningen

Founded in 1798, Hanze University Groningern, University of Applied Sciences, is the oldest multi-sectoral university of applied sciences in the Netherlands. It is also the largest university of applied sciences in the north of the Netherlands. With branches in Groningen, Assen, Leeuwarden and Amsterdam, Hanze University Groningen has a student body of over 25,000 and 2,700 staff members. The university has evolved into to a knowledge institute for practice-based research with six centres of applied research and innovation and almost forty professors. The industry, businesses and non-profit making organization are closely involved in the professorships. Research and education are closely linked up.​

Hanze University as employer

Hanze University Groningen stimulates its staff members to develop their ambitions permanently. Lifelong Learning has become a keyword in the university. Lecturers have the opportunity and receive the facilities to follow a Master’s Programme or a PhD programme in their own time.
All staff members have plenty of opportunities to find their individual career paths and realize their career goals using their personal development budgets. 

In addition, Hanze University Groningen offers an attractive employment package. We offer for instance a full thirteenth month of salary and a good travel expenses scheme. All staff members have the opportunity to make healthy living part of their daily lives. The strategic focal point of Hanze University Groningen, Healthy Ageing, is an important theme for staff members themselves as well. Zernike Campus offers excellent sports facilities and there are lots of opportunities to follow training courses that focus on physical exercise and healthy living.