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Technology - FAQ

Getting a Dutch sim card

If you just moved to the Netherlands you might need a sim card to be able to connect to the web or make phone calls. You can read here some advice on how to getting a Dutch sim card


Fixing/repairing your computer

In case you ran into a problem with your computer, you can ask for some advice from the CIT Service Desk of the University.

If your personal computer needs to be repaired. There are many places that can assist you within Groningen, for example: update2day

Laptop scheme

There are separate laptop schemes for scholarship and employed PhD candidates.
You can find more information about the laptop and tablet scheme for employees here and for PhD Scholarships here (please note that you may need to login to view this page).


The University has some free software for you. You must log in with your RUG account.

Check out SURFspot for discounts on software (discounted price for PhD students).

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