The University of Groningen was awarded both the Diploma Supplement label and the ECTS label as the first and only higher education institution in the Netherlands. The labels are a ‘certification’ awarded by the European Commission to those institutions that have properly implemented these two aspects of the Bologna agenda.
The introduction of the Bologna system in higher education in Europe comprises various aspects. Issuing a Diploma Supplement and properly applying the ECTS system, including the relevant documents, are services offered to the student, plus they make an international comparison of education systems and certificates possible.
The grant is usually awarded for a maximum of 2 years for a Master’s degree programme, and a maximum of 4 years for a PhD. For PhD, part of the research should be conducted in the home country and part in Groningen .
The Center awards approximately 20-25 residential fellowships annually to individuals with outstanding project proposals in a broad range of the social sciences and humanities on national and/or international issues. Topics and scholarship should relate to key public policy challenges or provide the historical and/or cultural framework to illuminate policy issues of contemporary importance. Citizens or permanent residents from any country (foreign nationals must be able to hold a valid passport and obtain a J1 Visa). Men and women with outstanding capabilities and experience from a wide variety of -backgrounds (including government, the corporate world, professions, and academia)
Stockholm Challenge gives you a unique opportunity to boost the viability of your project, find new investors and expand your professional network.
The proven Stockholm Challenge Framework puts the most relevant and crucial aspects of your project to the test. The most promising projects will be nominated for the Stockholm Challenge Award. Selected by a jury comprising some of the foremost global IT-entrepreneurs, the most innovative and viable projects will be rewarded the Stockholm Challenge Award.