The University of Antwerp is characterised by its high standards in education, internationally competitive research and entrepreneurial approach. It was founded in 2003 after the merger of three university institutions previously known as RUCA, UFSIA and UIA. Their roots go back to 1852. The University of Antwerp has about 13.000 students, which makes it the third largest university in Flanders. 1.800 international students (exchange students not included) are registered at the UA. The University of Antwerp formes the backbone of the Antwerp University Association (AUHA) a strategic collaboration with four university colleges in the city of Antwerp.
The University of Antwerp has 7 faculties in
Arts and Philosophy
Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences
, Political and Social Sciences and Sciences. The Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB), the University of Antwerp Management School (UAMS) and the Institute of Transport and Maritime Management Antwerp (ITMMA) have an autonomous, faculty-like status. Doctoral programmes are available in most faculties.
The University has 4 campuses situated in the historic city centre top photo) and in the green belt to the south of the city.
- Campus Middelheim
(Rectorate, administration): Middelheimlaan 1, BE-2020 Antwerpen, tel. +32 3 265 30 51
City Campus: Prinsstraat 13, BE-2000 Antwerpen, tel. +32 3 265 41 11
Campus Groenenborger: Groenenborgerlaan 171, BE-2020 Antwerpen, tel. +32 3 265 32 11
Campus Drie Eiken: Universiteitsplein 1, BE-2610 Antwerpen-Wilrijk, tel. +32 3 265 21 03