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Groningen: student city

Fietsen Poelestraat

Groningen is a real student city. Since there are two universities, there are a lot of students living in the city. And with a lot, we definitely mean a lot. The whole city of Groningen has a population of approximately 230.000 people, of which almost 25 percent is student. This does not only make Groningen the city in the Netherlands with the highest student population density, it is also the youngest city in the country.

With so many students living in Groningen, the city is always very much alive. It has a remarkably big and diverse cultural scene, with a very vibrant and famous nightlife. Did we already say that the bars are allowed to be open 24-hours? Besides this, there are many associations, activities, festivals and many other fun things to do in Groningen. In this city, there truly is something for everyone. Don’t believe us? Check out this website and see for yourself.

If you want more information about the student life in Groningen, go and check GroningenLife!. The GroningenLife! team consist of enthusiastic students who can tell you everythings about being a student in this city. They share their stories in blogs, update you on events in their articles and provide a lot of useful information.

If you want to see for yourself what a wonderful student city Groningen is, you should have a look at the following Instagram accounts: