Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen

country rank  19
world rank  4819

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University Overview

Established in 1995, Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen (Howest University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kortrijk (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), West Flanders. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bruges. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België (Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, Belgium), Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen (HOWEST UAS) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen (HOWEST UAS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Howest University of Applied Sciences
Acronym HOWEST UAS
Founded 1995 Origins date back to 1879
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Marksesteenweg 58
Kortrijk (population range: 50,000-249,999)
8500 West Flanders
Belgium
T +32 (56) 241 290
F +32 (56) 241 292
Other locations Bruges

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Marksesteenweg 58
Kortrijk 8500
+32 (56) 241 290

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België


Year of first Accreditation

2004


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie NVAO

Memberships and Affiliations

  • De Associatie Universiteit Gent (AUGent)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019