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Department IRIO

The Secretariat is located on the fifth floor of the Harmony Building. They provide students with general information and you can turn to them with questions and problems regarding your studies.

Department Board 

The Departmental Board acts as a contact for the Faculty Board and Educational Institute.

Study Advisors 

The study advisor serves as an advisor and confidant of students for all matters related to their study. Visit their website to find out about how and when you can approach them.

Programme Committee

The Programme Committee is one of the boards of the Faculty of Arts. The educational issues of the programme are on the agenda. The committee exists of one half with students and one half with lecturers. The Programme Committee is the place to go to with wishes, complaints, and comments relating the study of IRIO. If you wish to get in contact with the PC, send an email to


University Student Desk

The University Student Desk (USD) is the walking encyclopaedia of the University of Groningen. You will get a concrete answer to your question or you will be sent to the right person, department or organization.

Student Service Centre

The Student Service Centre (SSC) is the student counselling expertise centre of the University of Groningen.

International Service Desk

The staff of the International Service Desk (ISD) is specialized in Dutch immigration law

Study Abroad

A roadmap for a successful experience abroad. Click here for the brochure. (You must log in with your student account) Also check Erasmus Mundus Action 2 Mobility. Finally, go to the Study Abroad Portal on the Clio website which is being regularly updated with the new information and universities.

International Office

For more information about studying abroad you can go to the International Office of the Faculty of Arts.

International Office
Harmoniebuilding, room 15-218
Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
Phone: 050 363 5968 


Click here to go to the Timetables.

Click here to go to the Exam Schedules.

Useful Links

This is the personal dashboard for students. It provides immediate access to your Studentmail, Progress and Nestor.

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