About UAntwerp

The University of Antwerp is characterized by its high standards in education, internationally competitive research and entrepreneurial approach. 

It is not an island on her own: the university raiser a bridge to education, industry, the entire society. 

​With her 5.000 employees, the University of Antwerp is one of the most important employers in Antwerp, the biggest city in Flanders. 



The University of Antwerp focuses on high-quality, innovative education. 

The University of Antwerp offers high quality three-year Bachelor programmes in different fields, as well as Master programmes fully in English. All programmes at the university are regularly assessed in (inter)national quality review procedures.

  • UAntwerp consists of 9 faculties.
  • UAntwerp hosts more than 20.000 students, which makes it the third largest university in Flanders. Up to 13% of our students are international students. 

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Research excellence

Research excellence

The University of Antwerp is a research university. Research and education go hand in hand. 

UAntwerp undertakes scientific research which is creative and innovative and strives for international excellence.

The university stimulates both basic and applied research and their valorisation. Frontier and innovative research is proceeded on an international level. 

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The University of Antwerp is committed to training its students to become independent individuals with an entrepreneurial mindset.

Along with our partners in Antwerp, we started a number of related initiatives:  

  • TAKEOFFANTWERP aims to stimulate entrepreneurship among Flemish students during their studies. 
  • GATE15 where young entrepreneurs can put their heads together.

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