About the Department of Management

University of Antwerp's Department of Management (MNG) is committed to providing high quality education, research, and professional and community service in the domain of Organization and Strategic Management, all at both a local and an international level and with a focus on understanding the functioning and effectiveness of organisations in the private, public and social profit sector. Key processes on which we focus range from strategic decision-making, competitive strategies, organization, human resources to business communication.
Our work is characterized by a multidisciplinary and behavioral focus and amultimethodological perspective. We seek a mix of quantitative and qualitative methods, conceptual and empirical approaches, and fundamental and applied research. This richness of perspectives helps us to build a wide range of expertise in our teaching and research domain. Read our complete mission statement in English or in Dutch.

Competence Centers Departement of Management

Our department is the largest in the faculty of Applied Economics, as it counts over 60 researchers with varying levels of seniority and it is the number one research unit specialized in strategy and organization in Belgium. The department is structured into 6 specialized competence centers (as illustrated above), all of which are linked by a focus on the strategic level. Each of these groups performs activities of education, research and professional and community service with local and international partners.

Koen Vandenbempt, Chairman Department of Management

Koen Vandenbempt, Chairman of Department of Management