The University of Antwerp will confer its honorary degrees on 29 March 2018.
Since 1985 the University of Antwerp confers honorary degrees annually. The university’s faculties nominate four or five honorary doctors for scientific merit. Every year, the University of Antwerp also confers one or more honorary doctorates for general merit. Candidates for this honorary degree can be nominated by each member of the university community, supported by at least five other members.