University of Groningen

The University of Groningen is a research university with a global outlook, deeply rooted in Groningen, in the north of the Netherlands.
Quality has had top priority for 400 years, and with success the University is currently in or around the top 100 on several influential ranking lists.
In addition, the university collaborates with a number of renowned foreign universities, including Uppsala, Göttingen and Ghent. The University of Groningen is very popular with its 27,000 students and 5500 staff members from home and abroad.
Talent is nurtured, enabling the University to bridge the gap between science and society.We are committed to actively collaborating with our social partners, with a special focus on the research themes Healthy Ageing, Energy and Sustainable Society.

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Working with Patients with Limited Health Literacy (FutureLearn)

Discover how including health literacy in your professional practice can be used to reduce health inequalities. Discover how health literacy can boost health outcomes. Studies suggest that if health professionals include elements of health literacy in their day-to-day-practice, the benefits to health promotion, prevention, treatment and care are [...]
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Introduction to Frisian (FutureLearn)

Nov 1st 2021
Introduction to Frisian (FutureLearn)
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Learn to speak, write and understand the second official language of the Netherlands with this free introductory language course. Did you know that, besides Dutch, a second official language is spoken in the Netherlands? It’s a language even more closely related to English than Dutch. This language is called [...]
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Understanding the General Data Protection Regulation (FutureLearn)

Oct 18th 2021
Understanding the General Data Protection Regulation (FutureLearn)
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Get to grips with the General Data Protection Regulation and take the first steps to ensuring that your organisation is compliant. Understand what the GDPR means for you as data subject, controller or processor. On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), aiming to improve data protection [...]
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Multilingual Practices: Tackling Challenges and Creating Opportunities (FutureLearn)

Oct 11th 2021
Multilingual Practices: Tackling Challenges and Creating Opportunities (FutureLearn)
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Learn about central aspects of multilingualism in today's globalised societies, such as cognition, policies and education. In a world of globalisation, people who do not share the same language meet more often every day. Being able to deal with these multilingual practices in an effective way can give you [...]
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Language Testing During Awake Brain Surgery (FutureLearn)

Discover the importance and the process of language testing during awake brain surgery. Language representation in the brain can be studied by testing language during awake brain surgery. In this course, you will get to know the importance of neurolinguistics and awake brain surgery by seeing the collaboration between [...]
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Why Do We Age? The Molecular Mechanisms of Ageing (FutureLearn)

Why do we age? Is there a limit to human lifespan? Can we prolong our lives? Find out with this free online course. Discover the science behind the ageing process. The “why” and “how” of ageing has puzzled mankind ever since it questioned its place in the universe.
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Protecting Health Data in the Modern Age: Getting to Grips with the GDPR (FutureLearn)

Sep 6th 2021
Protecting Health Data in the Modern Age: Getting to Grips with the GDPR (FutureLearn)
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Learn how the GDPR helps to protect health data and get familiar with rights, obligations, risks and safeguards. Join this course to understand how health data is protected. People use technologies to track their fitness and health. Medical and health professionals use technologies to treat patients. These technologies generate [...]
Average: 6 (3 votes)

Becoming a Student Assistant: Teaching and Mentoring (FutureLearn)

Learn how to be professionally involved in teaching, support and governing of higher education institutions. Student assistants are valuable staff members at the University of Groningen. Currently, over 700 students take up teaching duties, support role functions, governing positions, and many other responsibilities. But, how to prepare for a [...]
Average: 8 (3 votes)

Social Network Analysis: The Networks Connecting People (FutureLearn)

Explore the structure and dynamics of different types of social networks and use models to identify patterns of social influence. Learn how norms, viruses and info spread through social networks. Have you ever wondered how a tiny virus can spread across the planet, how people share false information through [...]
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Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World (FutureLearn)

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Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World (FutureLearn)
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This course will teach you the first principles of complexity, uncertainty and how to make decisions in a complex world. To learn how complexity and uncertainty influence and constrain our decisions. Our world seems to ever become more complex and uncertain. Future leaders must be able to act under [...]
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