The University of Antwerp develops, unlocks and disseminates scientific knowledge through research, education and services in a spirit of academic freedom and responsibility. The University of Antwerp promotes active pluralism.

Taking this approach, we encourage critical research, education, reflection and debate around scientific, societal, philosophical and ethical issues.

The University of Antwerp undertakes scientific research which is creative and innovative, and strives for international excellence. The University stimulates both basic and applied research and their valorisation. 

In practice, this translates into all kinds of research activities, based on a broad range of research funding.

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