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MSc Marine Biology

University of Groningen
Groningen

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MSc Marine Biology

The MSc Marine Biology at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands is a research-oriented education program offered in cooperation with the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) on Texel, the Centre for Estuarine and Marine Ecology (NIOO-CEME) in Yerseke, and the Institute for Fisheries Research (IMARES/RIVO) in IJmuiden.

The MSc Marine Biology has been newly revised to reflect the latest advances in this fast evolving field. Field research can include studying speices interactions across trophic levels and population dynamics of krill. Laboratory research can include the molecular identification of invasive marine species and the influence of ultraviolet radiation on plankton.

Upon completion of this MSc Marine Biology, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in the field of marine biology, whether in research, management, teaching, or journalism; many graduates also pursue PhD degrees in marine biology or a related field.

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Tuition

  • Tuition fees for EU/EEA Students: € 2,209 per year
  • Tuition fees for Non-EU/EEA Students: € 18,850 per year

Qualification

Master of Science (MSc)

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University of Groningen

The University of Groningen is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands, founded in 1614 and it ranks amongst the top 100 universities in the world. We are a research-intensive institution offering a wide range of highly regarded bachelor, master...


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Why study at University of Groningen

We're a Top 100 University

Study at one of the world’s leading universities. Learn from the best and take advantage of exciting research opportunities. Live in a vibrant city where over a quarter of the population are students. Whatever you’re seeking from your university experience, you’ll find it in Groningen. With over 45 world-class Bachelor’s programmes and 160 highly-ranked Master’s programmes, we have a field of study for you.

Our groundbreaking research

As a student, you will be actively involved in research at one of Europe’s top research institutions from the get-go. The University of Groningen carries out ground-breaking and socially-relevant research that builds bridges between disciplines and closes the gap between science and society.

400 years of reputation

The University of Groningen is the second oldest university in the Netherlands and has built a reputation for excellence. Many talented people have passed through the university during its rich 400-year history, including Nobel Prize winners like Ben Feringa (Chemistry, 2016) and Frits Zernike (Physics, 1953). Some have been pioneers in their respective fields, such as the first female University student and the first female lecturer in the Netherlands, the first Dutch astronaut and the first president of the European Bank.

Vibrant Student Life

While its history can be traced back to 300 BC, today Groningen is a vibrant student city with the youngest population in the Netherlands – one in four people here is a student! That means there’s always something to do, with various art and music festivals, theatres, cinemas and performance venues catering to all tastes, whether you prefer to watch or want to join in. In Groningen, you’ll see students everywhere: studying in the pretty Noorderplantsoen park, working various part-time jobs and partying the night away.

Global Community

The University of Groningen attracts a large international community! Our Erasmus Student Network (ESN) conveniently facilitates all international students in Groningen and organizes over 150 activities a year. The University of Groningen has strong international connections which means that you can easily spend part of your degree studying abroad. The University also offers several unique international Master’s degree programmes in cooperation with other large European universities.

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University of Groningen

Broerstraat 5
9712 GL Groningen
The Netherlands

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