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
  • Arts
  • Design Sciences
  • Law
  • Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Science

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.

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University of Antwerp

Taught in the heart of Europe, this programme is designed to prepare students for an international legal career through a unique combination of knowledge transfer, interd ... [+]

Our students participate in a pioneering problem-oriented programme that defies traditional boundaries within the legal discipline. As a student, you’ll explore a law in context approach in course modules on multi-level governance, on sustainable development and human rights, on business and on private autonomy. You’ll have to think critically on the contemporary relevance of law to global societal challenges.

This LL.M. in Law offers you the opportunity to meet with faculty members up close and become part of a community that acquires knowledge through intercultural dialogue.

The programme aims to develop your research skills through skills training and through exchanges with our (first class) module-supporting research groups. You’ll be encouraged to write a thesis that can be published in an international journal.... [-]

Belgium Antwerp
September 2019
2 years

Hidden masterpieces

Drug sewers

Eco economics

Renewable energy

In between atoms

University of Antwerp
University of Antwerp Campus Middelheim Middelheim 1
2020 Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium
+32 3 265 31 89