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Facts and figures

The University of Antwerp all summed up (January 2019): 

Students and alumni 

  • 20 812 students
    19,6% international, 130 nationalities
    Bachelor students: 10.096
    Master students: 4.232
    Bridging and preparatory students: 1.528
    Advanced Master students: 855
    PhD students: 1.851
    Postgraduate students: 760
     
  • 60.000+ alumni

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Members of staff

  • 5.924 members of staff
    21% international, 103 nationalities
    Professors: 680 (11%)
    Assistants: 358 (6%)
    Researchers: 3.301 (56%)
    Administrative and technical personnel: 1.459 (25%)
    Educational staff (integration): 126 (2%)

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Education

  • 144 programmes
    30 Bachelor
    69 Master
    20 Advanced Master 
    25 Postgraduate
     
  • 26 English-language programmes 
    17 Master
    7 Advanced Master
    2 Postgraduate
     
  • 9 Faculties
    Applied Engineering
    Arts
    Business and Economics
    Design Sciences
    Law
    Medicine and Health Sciences
    Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences
    Political and Social Sciences
    Science
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  • 4 Educational priotities
    The education-research combination
    Internationalisation
    Competence-focused
    Activating students

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Research and innovation

  • 3650 scientific publications per year
  • 17 institutes and centres
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  • 9 Centres of Excellence
    AGRECHEM - Antwerp Green Chemistry
    ASCID - Antwerp Study Centre for Infectious Diseases
    Sustainable Transports and Logistics
    EnviroStress - Environmental Stress in a Rapidly Changing World
    FAMCARE - Family Dynamics and Care
    GENOMED - GENOmics in MEDicine
    Global Change Ecology (GCE)
    Infla-Med
    Nano excellentie consortium
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  • 9 Frontline research domains
    Material characterisation
    Neurosciences
    Imaging
    Ecology and sustainable development
    Infectious diseases
    Drug research
    Socioeconomic policy and organisation
    The city, history and contemporary policy
    Port, transport and logistics
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  • 3 Emerging frontline research domains
    Oncology
    Proteomics, Genomics and Metabolomics
    Globalisation, multi-level governance and federalism
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