University of Antwerp
The University of Antwerp has about 20,000 students, which makes it the third largest university in Flanders. 19% of our student population comes from abroad. The University of Antwerp is characterised by its high standards in education, internationally competitive research and entrepreneurial approach.
We are ranked 13th in the Times Higher Education Ranking for Young Universities (2017) and 14th in the QS University Ranking Top 50 Under 50 (2018).
Antwerp is an intriguing city. Apart from the fact that the city is well known for its international port and for being a world centre for diamond trade, it has many excellent museums and historical monuments, as well as a great nightlife scene, fine shopping districts, and a booming commercial centre.
Facts and Figures
- 20,164 students (19% from abroad, 116 nationalities)
- 1,825 PhD students
- 244 PhDs in 2016
- 3,650 scientific publications each year
- 5,398 staff members (17 % from abroad, 88 nationalities)
- 624 professors
- 290 assistants
- 2,933 researchers
- 1,270 administrative and technical staff
- 60,000 alumni
- 5 campuses in Antwerp
- Applied Economics
- Applied Engineering
- Design Sciences
- Medicine and Health Sciences
- Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences
- Social Sciences
30 bachelor programmes (undergraduate) taught in Dutch
57 master programmes, 25 advanced master programmes and 27 postgraduate programmes available in Dutch or in English.
All faculties offer doctoral programmes.