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Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

  • QS World University Rankings
    221
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio7
  • International Students2,994
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty1,815

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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.


About

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.


University highlights

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is one of the top Public universities in Brussels, Belgium. It is ranked #221 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

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
26.4
Citations per Faculty
17.2
Employer Reputation
82.9
Faculty Student Ratio
90.2
International Faculty Ratio
62.7
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
13,078

51%
49%

International students
2,994

76%
24%

Total faculty staff
1,815

642
1173

Total students
13,078

51%
49%

International students
2,994

76%
24%

Total faculty staff
1,815

1173
642
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