The Universiteit Antwerpen 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 Universiteit Antwerpen 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 Universiteit Antwerpen formes the backbone of the Antwerp University Association (AUHA) a strategic collaboration with four university colleges in the city of Antwerp.
The Universiteit Antwerpen has 7 faculties in Applied Economics , Arts and Philosophy , Law, Medicine , 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.
The Universiteit Antwerpen is an open, student-oriented, democratic and pluralistic university. It aims for high quality and stimulates innovation in education, research and service.
BE-2000 Antwerpen – Belgium
General phone IRO +32 3 265 4980
Fax nr IRO +32 3 265 4142
Universiteit Antwerpen Official Website: http://www.ua.ac.be/