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University of Antwerp

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Antwerp is a publicly funded and fully accredited Belgian university. It is characterised by its high standards in education, internationally competitive research and entrepreneurial approach. It was founded in 2003 after the merger of three smaller universities.

The university has nine faculties: (1) Applied Economics (2) Arts (3) Law (4) Medicine and Health Sciences (5) Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences (6) Social Sciences (7) Science (8) Design Sciences (9) Applied Engineering. Doctoral programmes are available in all faculties, with more than 1,600 PhD students registered.

In nine domains our research is among the best in the world: Drug Discovery and Development; Ecology and Sustainable Development; Harbour, Transport and Logistics; Imaging; Infectious Diseases; Materials Characterisation; Neurosciences; Socio-economic Policy and Organisation; Urban History and Contemporary Urban Policy.

The University of Antwerp has about 20,000 fee-paying students. About 3,500 of these students are from foreign countries. Education is student-centred and competence-based. Students are stimulated to develop into independently minded people who are capable of thinking analytically. In line with the Bologna process, the University of Antwerp has adopted the Bachelor-Master structure. It offers 3-year Bachelor programmes (180 ECTS credits) and 1-year or 2-year Master programmes (60 or 120 ECTS credits).

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2014
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2015
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2016
  • 45.80
    Overall Score
  • 33.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 33
    Employer Reputation
  • 93.1
    Faculty Student
  • 22.1
    Citations per Faculty
  • 67
    International Faculty
  • 48.4
    International Students
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2015
51-100
2016
51-100
2017
  • 57.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 78.3
    Citations per Paper
  • 45.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 70
    H-index Citations
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Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 45.80
    Overall Score
  • 1971
    Establishment Year
  • 209
    WUR Overall
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,649
International
627

Number of students

15,791
Postgraduate 40%
Undergraduate 60%

Number of international students

2,535
Postgraduate 54%
Undergraduate 46%
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