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Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), a dynamic, modern university with two parkland campuses in the Brussels-Capital Region, is your ideal partner for prestigious international research and education with a European and global perspective. Ranked #182 in the world, VUB offers high quality English-taught Bachelor, Master, PhD and certificate programs at reasonable tuition fees. All fields of study are represented, meaning that students can gain a view extending above and beyond their own discipline. Courses are taught by eminent academics and business professionals, all of them with an open-door policy for students. With more than 150 internationally recognised research teams, VUB prepares students in many disciplines of fundamental and applied research. Thanks to the creation of more than 20 spin-offs in various domains, VUB plays a prominent role in attracting and instigating new economic activity on and around the two campuses in the Brussels-Capital Region. VUB is spread over two green campuses in the cosmopolitan city of Brussels and it counts over 15,000 students, 21% of which are international. The campuses have everything a student needs: an extensive library, modern labs, a career centre, sport facilities, medical care, language schools, student restaurants, and a cultural center.

181
2014
194
2015
182
2016
  • 48.90
    Overall Score
  • 33
    Academic Reputation
  • 48.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 96.6
    Faculty Student
  • 79.3
    International Faculty
  • 67.4
    International Students
151-200
2014
151-200
2015
101-150
2016
51-100
2017
  • 76.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 76.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 60.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 65.5
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,832
International
515

Number of students

10,059
Postgraduate 52%
Undergraduate 48%

Number of international students

2,076
Postgraduate 79%
Undergraduate 21%
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