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Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Location Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus, Brussels Belgium
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Ranking

# 221

QS World University Rankings

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), a dynamic, modern, public university with four campuses in the Brussels-Capital Region. Ranked as one of the world’s top comprehensive universities with a history spanning 180 years, the VUB combines award-winning research and accredited English and Dutch-taught study programmes (Bachelors, Masters and PhDs) with high impact on social, economic and cultural innovation.With more than 150 internationally recognised research teams, VUB prepares students in many disciplines of fundamental and applied research. VUB counts over 17,000 students, 23% of which are international, representing about 140 different nationalities. 

At the VUB, students and professors work closely together. We coach our students to become open-minded world citizens, with a strong commitment towards sustainable humanistic societal values. Our graduates are well prepared for professional careers in an increasingly multilingual and international environment. An independent research attitude, as well as a multidisciplinary, international and intercultural environment are key features in the VUB’s ambition to be an open, international university platform. Our expertise and strategic position at the heart of Europe makes us an ideal partner for excellent research and education with a wide outlook on Europe and the world.


Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), a dynamic, modern, public university with four campuses in the Brussels-Capital Region. Ranked as one of the world’s top comprehensive universities with a history spanning 180 years, the VUB combines award-winning research and accredited English and Dutch-taught study programmes (Bachelors, Masters and PhDs) with high impact on social, economic and cultural innovation.With more than 150 internationally recognised research teams, VUB prepares students in many disciplines of fundamental and applied research. VUB counts over 17,000 students, 23% of which are international, representing about 140 different nationalities. 

At the VUB, students and professors work closely together. We coach our students to become open-minded world citizens, with a strong commitment towards sustainable humanistic societal values. Our graduates are well prepared for professional careers in an increasingly multilingual and international environment. An independent research attitude, as well as a multidisciplinary, international and intercultural environment are key features in the VUB’s ambition to be an open, international university platform. Our expertise and strategic position at the heart of Europe makes us an ideal partner for excellent research and education with a wide outlook on Europe and the world.


Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #189
  • 2014
    #=172
  • 2015
    #181
  • 2016
    #194
  • 2017
    #182
  • 2018
    #=182
  • 2019
    #188
  • 2020
    #195
  • 2021
    #200
  • 2022
    #221

Ranking criteria

41
Overall
24
Academic Reputation
17.2
Employer Reputation
82.9
Faculty Student Ratio
26.4
Citations per Faculty
90.2
International Faculty Ratio
62.7
International Students Ratio

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