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About the faculty

The Faculty of Science organizes, coordinates, implements and promotes academic education in its programmes, scientific research and scientific services in the areas for which it is responsible: bioscience-engineering, biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics-informatics.

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The Faculty of Science in facts and figures:

Organisation

  • 5 departments
  • 30 research groups
  • 1100 bachelor and master students (of which 10% international)
  • 420 doctorate students (of which 40% international)
  • 1063 staff (of which 33 % international, 63 nationalities)
  • 96 professors
  • 25 teaching assistants
  • 737 researchers
  • 141 administrative and technical staff

Education

  • 6 Bachelor programmes (Dutch language)
  • 5 Dutch language Master programmes
  • 3 English language Master programmes
  • 1 interuniversity Master programme (in collaboration with UGent, VUB)
  • 1 interfaculty Master programme (in collaboration with Faculty of Political and Social Sciences)
  • 1 Advanced Master programme
  • 1 postgraduate and 2 related postgraduate programmes

Research

  • 8 faculty key research domains
  • participation in 4 of the 9 university key research domains
  • participation in 1 of the 3 university research growth areas
  • 3 University of Antwerp Centers of Excellence (NANO, ECO and Global Change Ecology)
  • 2 core facilities (CalcUA, CeProMa)
  • 1 interfaculty institute (IMDO)
  • around 800 scientific publications per year
  • over 1/3 of all externally acquired research funding of the University of Antwerp