University Medical Center Groningen

The RUG is an internationally oriented university counting 120 nationalities; 30,000 students, 2,230 academic staff; over 400dissertations per year and over 6,000 publications. The RUG is in the top 100 in several influential ranking lists and member of theExcellence Group of the Best Universities in Europe and has been awarded the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education. HealthyAgeing is one of its three spearheads with the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) in the lead.In 2005 the RUG and the Academic Hospital Groningen (AZG) established the UMCG as a joint activity and its Faculty of MedicalSciences functions as an integral part of the University. The Dean of the Faculty of Medicine is appointed by the Board of the RUGand is a member of the Board of Directors of the UMCG

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