An excellent research environment that supports international scholars
The University of Antwerp is a young and dynamic university with high standards in education, internationally competitive research and entrepreneurial approach. For several years now the University ranks top-15 in the “Top 50 Universities Under 50 years”.
The University has for instance an excellent and long-standing track record as to participating in EU framework R&D programmes, collaborative research, ERC grants, and Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships and Networks. The University continues its active participation in the Horizon 2020 framework programme.
With no fewer than 88 nationalities represented among its staff members (and around 130 nationalities among its students), the University of Antwerp has an excellent international reputation and offers a well-suited setting for international scholars.
The University was rewarded with the logo “HR Excellence in Research”: it has an active HR policy and strives to offer staff the best opportunities for personal development.
A dynamic and prosperous city
Antwerp is a dynamic and prosperous city in the north of Belgium with a rich historical past and a vibrant cultural life. It also has a thriving fashion, design, food and nightlife scene. The city is well connected by train to major European cities like Brussels (30 minutes), Amsterdam (75 minutes), London (3 hours) and Paris (2 hours).
Find out more about Antwerp on the University’s webpage Antwerp Life.