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Radboud University

Founded in 1923, Radboud University in the Netherlands is located in the historic city of Nijmegen. It has about 10,000 employees and 20,000 students. It is recognized as one of the top research universities in the Netherlands. From here, four Dutch prime ministers and two Nobel Prize professors in physics were awarded for the research of graphene in 2010. Their research results were completed in the National Laboratory of Strong Magnetic Fields of Radboud University. The school has a high academic status and extensive influence in Europe in many fields such as psycholinguistics, cognitive neurobiology, theoretical and astrophysics, stomatology, clinical medicine, molecular biology and genetics, immunology, and religion. force.

Radboud University’s comprehensive scientific research strength ranks among the top five in the Netherlands and consistently ranks among the top universities in the world. For example, the UK Times Higher Education ranks 51st in Europe’s best universities; US News and World Report ranks world universities in the world. 97; Shanghai Jiao Tong University is ranked 118th in the world university academic ranking; the UK Times Higher Education World University is ranked 122 in the world.

In addition, according to the official Dutch teaching rankings and school selection guide Keuzegids Universiteiten issued by the National University Student Survey Center every year, Radboud University has 12 majors ranked first in the Netherlands, including art and cultural studies, Dutch language and culture , Romance Language and Culture, Linguistics, Pedagogy, Politics, Public Administration, Religion, Sociology, Biology, Chemistry, Stomatology. Among them, art and cultural studies, political science, chemistry, and stomatology have also been awarded the title of top Dutch professional.

The Netherlands National Organization for Scientific Research (NWO, the National Science Council of the Netherlands) is responsible for funding research and research in Dutch universities and research institutes, with a total annual funding of more than 700 million euros and more than 5,800 projects. Radboud University Biophysics Professor Stan Gielen was appointed as the new NWO chairman. Professor Gillen is not only an alumnus of Debaode University, but also the dean of the Faculty of Science at Radboud University. He is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, a recipient of the Royal Dutch Lion Knight Medal, and an internationally renowned scholar in the field of cognitive neuroscience.

Since 2012, the Dutch government has funded outstanding domestic scientific scientists to help their first-class ideas become world-class scientific research results. The NWO is responsible for the funding of 20 to 30 million euros each. As of 2015, the University of Nijmegen has won 3 out of 12 items.

NWO awards the Spinoza Prize every year. It is the highest award in the Dutch scientific community. It is the national "Nobel Prize" in the Netherlands. It is awarded to Dutch scientists with outstanding pioneering and outstanding contributions. As of 2016, a total of 81 scientists have won awards, of which 13 are professors at Radboud University.

Radboud University has the following 7 colleges and three world-class research units responsible for operation and management:

Radboud University Medical Centre
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Law
Nijmegen School of Management
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies (Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies)

The Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior:
The Dondes Institute of Brain/Cognition/Behavior, affiliated to Radboud University, is an academic research center in psycholinguistics and neurocognition throughout Europe. The institute has more than 600 researchers, including 10 academicians of the European Academy of Sciences. The institute's affiliated institutions include The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics), Language Research Center, Cognitive Science Center, Neuroscience Center, Cognitive Neuroimaging Technology Center, and 5 affiliated institutions.

The Netherlands National Laboratory for High Magnetic Fields (HFML):
The National Laboratory for Strong Magnetic Fields is one of the top five strong magnetic field research centers in the world. It is a major national infrastructure in the Netherlands. It is operated and managed by Radboud University. The project is funded by 26 million euros every 2 years. The institute has more than 300 scientific researchers, including 5 academicians of the European Academy of Sciences and 2 Nobel Prize winners in physics.

Radboud University Medical Centre:
Radboud Medical Center is one of the most influential medical schools in Europe. According to the 2015 QS and US News World University Professional Rankings, Radboud Medical Center is ranked 33 in the world for stomatology (first in the Netherlands), 39 in neurobiology (second in the Netherlands), and 40 in molecular biology and genetics ( Second in the Netherlands), 47 in psychiatry, 64 in clinical medicine, 68 in immunology, 93 in microbiology, and 113 in public health. The medical center currently has 10 academicians of the European Academy of Sciences (including the only academician in the field of stomatology in Europe). There are more than 6,000 medical and scientific research personnel and more than 3,000 medical students and dentistry students. More than 3,300 academic papers are published every year, and about 180 PhDs graduate from here each year.

Teaching style

Today's Radboud University is a student-oriented international research university. The school strives to create a good academic research and teaching environment for its students. It not only cultivates students' scientific literacy, but also emphasizes the establishment of a sense of social responsibility. The school encourages students to take the initiative to participate in various academic and social activities to cultivate their insight and critical spirit on scientific and social issues. The university's faculty and staff come from all over the world, international courses are taught in English, and the working language of doctoral students is mostly English. The university also requires most of its students to spend at least a few months of exchange and study in foreign universities during their stay.

Why choose to study at Radboud University in Nijmegen?

The teaching style of Radboud University gives you the opportunity to work closely with top researchers and excellent teachers in interactive small seminars. When you decide to come to Radboud, you will study at the Dutch university that has risen the fastest in the international university rankings.

Nijmegen City Introduction

Nijmegen is a real university town, with up to 11.8% of its residents being students. There are various restaurants and cafes. LUX, the largest art cinema in the Netherlands, is also located here, providing theater, music, debate and multimedia. Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands and its history can be traced back to Roman times. Today there are approximately 165,000 residents, of which 30,000 are students.

Students can appreciate the many opportunities for relaxation and entertainment that the city offers them. Nijmegen offers many cultural events, from many museums, galleries, theaters, concert halls and cinemas to international four-day tours, international summer festival, Limburg Medieval Festival, Samba and Salsa Festival, Rokin Park Festival and other events . This is a safe and friendly place to live and study.

The city has a huge number of bars, cafes and cultural attractions. The city’s beautiful museum Het Valkhof has all-encompassing exhibits, where modern art and ancient Roman art meet; there are also various first-class theaters such as the De Vereeniging Concert Hall, Nijmegen City Theater and De Lindenberg that are invigorating the city. Performances and concerts. In addition, every night in Nijmegen’s music mecca Doornroosje and Merleyn artists of various styles will also bring refreshing performances.

Nijmegen is adjacent to the charming nature reserve De Ooij and is surrounded by a beautiful nature reserve. The villages of Berg en Dal and Heilig Landstichting, as well as the quiet, laid-back villages and towns in nearby Germany, attract many tourists. In just 10 minutes, students can switch from a vibrant city life to enjoying the tranquility of nature.

The world-famous Nijmegen Four Days Walking Festival and the subsequent celebrations make Nijmegen attract numerous media coverage every year. Approximately 1.5 million tourists will come here every year to participate in the largest multi-day celebration in Europe. In addition, there are festivals such as Zevenheuvelen Run and Go Short International Short Film Festival which also attract large numbers of tourists.

The transportation of Radboud University is very convenient. The Heyendaal railway station is located near the campus. There are buses from Nijmegen Central Station to Radboud University every five minutes. Students mainly rely on bicycles to travel, and it only takes ten minutes to get from the city center to the university campus. Nijmegen is a great place to explore the Netherlands and other parts of Europe. Trains can reach the capital Amsterdam in less than 90 minutes. You can also buy affordable air tickets to easily and conveniently reach London, Paris or most other European cities.

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Master's programmes:

1. Anthropology and Development Studies

2. Artificial Intelligence

3. Behavioural science (Research Master's)

4. Biology

5. Biomedical sciences

6. Business Administration

7. Chemistry

8. Cognitive Neuroscience (Research Master's)

9. Computing science

10. Creative Industries

11. Economics

12. Environment and Society Studies

13. European law

14. History (Eternal Rome)

15. Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies (Research Master's)

16. Human Geography

17. Information science

18. International Business Communication

19. Language and Communication (Research Master's)

20. Linguistics

21. Mathematics

22. Medical Biology

23. Molecular life sciences

24. Molecular mechanisms of disease (Research Master's)

25. North American studies

26. Philosophy (Research Master's)

27. Philosophy and Science

28. Physics and Astronomy

29. Political Science

30. Psychology

31. Public Administration

32. Science

33. Social and Cultural science (Research Master's)

34. Spatial Planning

35. Theology


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Bachelor's programmes:

1. Artificial Intelligence

2. Arts and Culture Studies

3. Biology

4. Business Administration

5. Chemistry

6. Computing Science

7. Economics

8. English Language and Culture/American Studies

9. International Business Communication

10. Molecular Life Science

11. Philosophy, Politics and Society

12. Psychology


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