Education

With regard to education, UAntwerp focuses primarily on a development dimension in the regular curriculum. The following activities will be (co-)funded:

Visiting Lecturers

Annually, every faculty and institution of the University of Antwerp can request a subsidy of up to € 2.500,00 for one visiting lecturer from the following countries:

  • Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa
  • Asia: Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam
  • Latin America: Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru, Suriname

Application deadlines:

  • May 15: for a guest lecturer from the South visiting in the following academic year (call opens on 15 March)
  • November 15: for a guest lecturer from the South visiting in the second semester of the current academic year, as far as the budget has not been exhausted previously.

The guidelines and application form for guest lecturers from the South are available on PINTRA, the University of Antwerp intranet.

The possibility for group travel to the South

Grants for group travel, accompanied by an academic from the University of Antwerp, are available for the following destinations:

  • Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa
  • Asia: Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam
  • Latin America: Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru, Suriname

The application for group travel to the South must be done by a UAntwerp academic through the following link: application form.

Application deadlines:

  • May 15: for all activities taking place during the following academic year;
  • November 15: for activities taking place in the second semester of the current academic year, as far as the budget has not been exhausted previously.

The guidelines and application form for group travel to the South are available on PINTRA, the University of Antwerp intranet.

Access to development-relevant publications

On the third floor of the library at the University of Antwerp Stadscampus, a collection of publications on development-relevant themes can be found. Both Flemish students and students from the South have access to these publications. The Global Minds programme partially finances this collection.

A set of general education subjects with a development dimension

During the course of 2019-2020, a set of social education elective subjects will be offered in the bachelor programme. In this set of subjects, elective courses with a development dimension will be offered.

From this set, students can take one or more courses. The University of Antwerp aims to stimulate students to complement their curriculum with a social involvement and citizenship component.