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Economics signature agreement of exchange with its counterpart at the University of Groningen.

Some 200 students each year study at programs of study at foreign universities, and School receives a similar number of international students.

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24/01/14 10:40 Miguel M. Ariztegi

The School of Economics and Business Administration University of Navarra has signed its international agreement of exchange issue 102 with its counterpart in the University of Groningen (The Netherlands).

The School was founded in September 2007 as the result of a merger between School of Economics, which dates back to 1948, and Management, which opened in 1977. It is the largest School of the University of Groningen. It offers 4 programs of Degree, three of them in English. It stands out for its strong orientation towards research, thanks to the high school of research SOM Research Institute and Graduate School, which has 6 programs and is also its school of postgraduate program.

The School Groningen University of Economics has 4 programs: Business Administration, Econometrics and research, Economics and Business and International Business. The University of Groningen appears in prominent positions in international academic rankings, for example it is issue 44th in Europe according to Webometrics.

The University will be 400 years old in May 2014, and has a rich academic tradition in which it was the first institution of higher education teaching where a woman studied, and also the first where she taught. Among its alumni are also the first Dutch astronaut and the first president of the European Central Bank.

It has 29,345 students, of which 4,000 are international students. Groningen is a city located in the north of Holland, two hours from Amsterdam. It has 190,000 inhabitants, and stands out for the youth of its population, since one out of every four inhabitants is a student.

Part of the approximately 900 students of the University of Navarra's Economics School will now be able to choose to spend one or two academic semesters at the University of Groningen thanks to the international program, which has more than 100 host universities in 36 countries around the world. Every year, around 200 students study at programs of study in foreign universities, and an equivalent number of international students attend the School of Economics, at campus in Pamplona.