The University of Groningen is an internationally recognized research university that is currently in the top 100 on several influential ranking lists. It has a 400-year-old history but looks at the future as an advanced and international centre for education and research of high quality. Teaching is conducted fully in English, from Bachelor to Ph.D. programmes. The university has around 30 000 students (ca. 4000 from abroad; ca. 1000 PhD students), more than 5000 staff members of which ca. 500 professors (among them is the Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2016, Prof. Ben Feringa), and an annual turnover of more than 614 million €. Research at the University of Groningen covers many fields of knowledge and is pursued across 10 faculties ranging from Arts to Mathematics and Natural Sciences.