Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde

country rank  14
world rank  3599

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University Overview

Founded in 1906, Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde (Institute of Tropical Medicine) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Antwerp (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders), Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde (ITM) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde (ITM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 113 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Belgian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Institute of Tropical Medicine
Acronym ITM
Founded 1906
Motto Academic and scientific excellence in pursuit of healthcare for all
Colours Blue

University Location

Address 155 Nationalestraat
Antwerp (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
2000 Antwerp
T +32 (3) 247 6666
F +32 (3) 216 1431

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 155 Nationalestraat
Anwerpen 2000
+32 (3) 247 6666

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie NVAO

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European Academic Global Health Alliance (EAGHA)
  • tropEd
  • Federation of European Societies for Tropical Medicine and International Health (FESTMIH)
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019