Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen is situated in the historic city of Groningen, which has long been considered a centre of knowledge, science and culture. Groningen, with its 195,000 inhabitants, is the economic and cultural capital of the northern Netherlands. From Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, it is easily accessible (only 2.5 hours) by train. Groningen is an intimate, friendly and lively place where art and culture thrive. There are various theatres offering a wide range of dance, theatre and musical performances, and last but not least, with over 50,000 students, Groningen is widely considered to be the most popular student city in the Netherlands. Read more about Groningen.